Police Staff

Police Staff Careers

From fingerprinting to finance, control room to custody, police staff are an essential part of Team NWP. 

With a huge range of roles across the Force, you can pursue an exciting career whatever your chosen field. 

Working alongside frontline officers, our staff keep the Force operating smoothly. Whether assisting with investigations or processing payroll, everyone has a part to play. Intelligence Analysts. Press Officers. Crime Scene Investigators. All these people play a key role in making North Wales a safer place.

Full-time or part-time, all police staff enjoy these benefits:

  • At least 25 days annual leave (pro rata for part-time roles)
  • Paid bank holiday entitlements
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Generous maternity/paternity/adoption leave entitlements
  • Generous sick pay provisions
  • Subsidised canteens
  • Access to on-site gyms and fitness classes
  • Option to become a member of UNISON, the public service union
  • Discounts from various retailers via the Blue Light Scheme

Sound good?  Take a look at our current vacancies:

Are you eligible?

Eligibility requirements for the police service are fairly detailed.

We don’t want you to spend time filling out the application form only to discover that we can’t accept you! Answer these questions to find out whether you’re eligible to apply...

Will you be 16 or older on the vacancy closing date?

Yes I will – continue to the next question

No I will not – You cannot apply for Police Staff roles until you are 16 (or 18 if shift work is involved). Why not sign up to our mailing list to be notified of future vacancies?

Are you a British citizen, an EC/EEA national, a Commonwealth citizen, or a foreign national with no restrictions on your stay in the UK?

Yes I am – continue to the next question

No I am not – You cannot apply for this or any other role within NWP

Have you been resident in the UK for the last three years?

Yes I have – continue to the next question

No I have not – Depending on how long you have been out of the country, you may not be able to apply. If it was for more than six months, please contact our Recruitment Team to discuss this further. Continue to the next question.

Do you have any outstanding County Court Judgements, or a current Individual Voluntary Agreement (IVA), or have you been registered bankrupt with outstanding debts?

No I have not – continue to the next question

Yes I have – You cannot apply for this or any other role within NWP

Have you received a formal caution in the last five years, or ever committed a violent crime or public order offence?

No I have not – continue to the next question. However, be aware that other types of criminal conviction may affect your application. If you have any concerns please contact our Recruitment Team to discuss.

Yes I have – You cannot apply for this or any other role within NWP.

Are you a member of the British National Party (BNP) or a similar organisation, or have you ever been a member?

No I am not – continue to the next question

Yes I am – You cannot apply for this or any other role within NWP.

Do you have any tattoos?

No I do not – continue to the next question

Yes I do – Tattoos are allowed, but they must not be particularly prominent, garish, offensive or undermine the dignity and authority of your role. You’ll need to send us photos of your tattoos when you apply so we can decide whether they are acceptable. Continue to the next question.

Have you applied for this role with us within the last six months?

No I have not – You are eligible to apply!

Yes I have – You cannot re-apply until six months has passed. Why not sign up to the mailing list to be notified of future vacancies?