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Hindlip, Worcestershire

£36,231 – £41,517



This is a full time position with the Office of the West Mercia Police and Crime Commissioner.

The closing date for this post is 12 noon on Friday 21st October 2022 

Would you like a role where you can make a real difference to the communities across West Mercia? A role where you can help support victims of crime, tackle offending and create a range of prevention opportunities to divert those away from criminal activity? 

The Police and Crime Commissioner is recruiting for a Policy Officer to provide professional, proactive and effective policy support to the Police and Crime Commissioner. The role would suit someone who has previous experience in public policy, research and analysis, who has excellent communication skills, and is passionate and committed to making a difference to the communities of West Mercia. 

The successful candidate will be working as part of a small policy team, to maintain an understanding of the main issues affecting policing, including oversight of statutory developments and analysis of materials from a range of bodies including the Home Office and national associations. 

The position is based at the West Mercia Police Headquarters at Hindlip Hall in Worcester, with some travel required across the West Mercia area. 

This role is commutable from Birmingham, Gloucester, Kidderminster, Cheltenham, Hereford, Malvern, Ledbury, Evesham, Redditch, Bromsgrove, Bewdley, Droitwich Spa and Pershore and is just off junction 6 of the M5. 

We’re a supportive employer, an inclusive workplace with active advocacy networks, we offer flexible working, up to 28 days annual leave (including bank holidays) pre-five years’ service, Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), professional development, free parking, an onsite gym, health and wellbeing support and access to the Blue Light Card discounts. 

We embrace diversity and welcome applications from everyone. 

We are also happy to talk flexible working where it is suitable for the role. 

If you require any support to complete your application or you have any questions please contact the recruitment team on 01905 718444 (press option 1 then 5) or email [email protected] (internally please use MyBop) 

To read more about the added benefits and rewards of working for West Mercia Police, please go to our website

Internal applicants who are in need of redeployment will be offered positions ahead of other candidates, subject to them passing a selection process. 

Once this job has closed, the job advert & associated documents will no longer be available. You may want to save a copy for your records. 

If you are viewing this advert on Indeed, Total Jobs or another job board, it is worth noting that there is more information about the position on the West Mercia Police website, this will include the role profile.

Apply here.