All recruits are appointed at pay point 1 (circa £24,000) of the constable pay scale and will receive an annual incremental rises through the pay scales.


The Police Pension Scheme 2015 (PPS 2015) operates as a Career Average Revalued Earnings (CARE) pension scheme. This means that for each year you are an Active Member you will earn a fraction of your pensionable earnings for that year as earned pension.

Police pension management for serving and former officers.

Personal support and advice

We provide a whole range of support initiatives to help with both you and your family's welfare. These include:

  • occupational health support
  • health and wellbeing framework
  • development and mentoring schemes
  • membership of support associations to support and represent your needs
  • time and facilities during the working day to practice faith where possible e.g. to pray
  • childcare scheme
  • a subsidised convalescence home