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Police Community Support Officer

Make a REAL difference to communities…

Salary £20,355 rising to £23,355 (after successfully completing a 12 month probationary period)

As a Police Community Support Officer you’ll work closely with communities and businesses to promote community safety.  You will also identify and support vulnerable people through local engagement and working with partner agencies.

You'll be responsible for patrolling a specific neighbourhood, supporting the community by;
  • giving reassurance
  • using your powers to deal with antisocial behaviour, alcohol and licensing offences and traffic management
  • working with them on longer term projects to tackle local problems.
Working closely with regular officers, special constables and partner agencies you’ll actively seek information and intelligence around criminal activity, disorderly or anti-social behaviour.

Your 37 hour working week will include variable shifts that could span any time between 7am and 11pm, any day of the week.

About you

As a Police Community Support Officer you will be passionate about helping communities. You’ll have excellent communication and interpersonal skills when supporting members of the public. You will also be good at problem solving with the ability to develop an innovative approach to solving problems.

Please note: when appointed, where you're posted within the county will depend on our operational requirements.

Specialist roles

After successfully, completing your probationary period* you may be given the opportunity to specialise in one of the following roles:
*Probation period for entry level PCSOs is 1 year.

Am I eligible to apply?

If you're eligible to apply take a look at our recruitment process to find out your next steps.


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Police Community Support Officer
Update: Recruitment for the Police Community Support Officer role is now closed.
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