Policing is not just done by police officers

Our workforce is split 50/50 police officers and civilian police staff, including uniformed PCSOs and non-uniformed local crime investigators.   Interested in a public facing or supporting role?  Policing covers everything from 101 and 999 Call Handlers, to Corporate Communications, HR and ICT specialists.  We are an equal opportunities employer and fully embrace diversity and inclusion.

Register on our Talent Bank - we will be in touch with suitable vacancies

 Why Join Us?
Flexible workingGenerous pension scheme
Health and wellbeing culture - in house Occupational Health UnitTraining and professional development opportunities 
'Health Assured' - employee assistance programmeActive staff networks 
The first force to become Disability Confident Leaders'Blue Light Card' - discounts with High Street retailers

Successful applicants are subject to vetting prior to appointment. Please note there are different vetting levels depending on the type of role you are applying for, with some exceptions including individuals who work in the armed forces or government services.

Vetting LevelMinimum number of years' residency in the UK
Recruitment Vetting (RV)Three years
Management Vetting (MV)Five years
Non-police personnel vetting (volunteers/contractors) (NPPV)Three years
Counter-terrorist check (CTC)Three years
Security check (SC)Five years
Developed vetting (DV)Ten years

See our current vacancies below

Police Staff Vacancies
Most police staff vacancies are listed here - click the link above to go to our recruitment portal.
Recruitment is currently closed - but take a look at what the PCSO role involves
Contact Centre Operators
Contact Centre recruitment is currently closed. Click the link above to find out more about working as a 101 or 999 call handler in our 24 hour Crime & Communications Centre in Devizes
Local Crime Investigators
LCI recruitment is currently closed. Click the link above to find out more about the role, working at the heart of our Community Policing Teams
Regional vacancies
Vacancies for roles across the South West region will be listed here
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