Police support staff

We offer a wide variety of staff roles; find your ideal opportunity.

We have opportunities throughout the Force - apply today.

As an employee of Thames Valley Police, one of the largest employers in the region, you will feel a strong sense of pride in working to safeguard the communities we serve.

You will work closely alongside motivated and inspiring colleagues, in a challenging and ever-changing environment. Alongside this, you will be given the opportunities and support needed to achieve your goals.

We are committed to supporting all staff and eliminating discrimination. Regardless of your age, disability, gender, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation, we aim to be an employer of choice that promotes equal opportunities.

Training and development

By investing in your personal and professional development, our aim is to build a team who are committed to serving the public.

We offer a wide variety of training which is tailored to your role, plus opportunities for staff to apply for supported study.

If you’re ambitious for career progression or development, we have a leadership and talent management team who will support you to achieve your goals. We also offer leadership development courses to strengthen your supervisory skills and help you to realise your full potential.



If you are leaving school or looking to start a new career, an apprenticeship is a great opportunity to earn a salary while gaining job-specific skills. Apprentices receive on-the-job training and will achieve a nationally recognised certificate.

Candidates must:


  • be over the age of 16, unless otherwise stated
  • not have significant work experience or qualifications in the role of the apprenticeship
  • meet any specific entry requirements, as specified


We are committed to providing apprenticeship opportunities and currently have apprentices employed in a variety of roles, including communications, finance and people services.

Apprenticeship vacancies will be advertised under our current vacancies  and on the National Apprenticeship vacancies website.

Temporary Roles

Are you looking for flexible, temporary work? Have you considered Thames Valley Police? We have a number of fantastic, temporary opportunities available in departments across the force.

We work closely with Reed Recruitment to find talented individuals - please visit Reed's website for further information and to express your interest.



If you would like to apply for a role as a member of our police support staff, please see our current vacancies.

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