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Vacancies - What's it like to work here?

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) for Humberside currently has a vacancy for an Apprentice Administration  Assistant - Click here to find out more 

 Benefits of working for the OPCC

Office valuesWe are a values led organisation committed to meeting our statutory obligations and going above and beyond to create safer communities.   We are a small team and have a real sense of ‘family’ with a team that works hard and supports each other. 

We constantly seek to be ambitious, brave, compassionate and connecting in everything we do. We pride ourselves on being ‘people people’, if you join our team we will trust you to do your best to make a difference by connecting organisations and communities, and give you the tools to do it. It’s challenging, rewarding and sometimes fun too, and no two days are ever the same.

We have a culture of striving to be an ‘employer of choice’ which means we listen to our people and create the conditions for having high levels of engagement. In addition to that here’s what you can expect;

  • Minimum 28 days annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays.
  • Provided the tools to ensure agile and flexible working where operationally possible. Work when and where best suits your personal circumstances.
  • Apply for your Blue Light Discount Card. As police staff you are eligible for Blue Light discount card.  Only £4.99 gives you access to discounts on many high street and online brands.
  • Access to online learning platform where you can work at your own pace through a variety of level 2 accredited courses. Develop your skills for your career and your role.
  • Support for wider training and development to ensure you excel in your role
  • Auto enrolment to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) East Riding Pension Fund with generous employer contributions and death in service benefits.
  • Rewarded through time to be part of volunteer days providing extra support in your community
  • Access to telephone based employee assistance and welfare line for anonymous support through telephone counselling.

Living Wage employerHere at the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC), we're committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We want to be an organisation fully representative of the communities we serve. We strive for diversity of age, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity and perspective. We have signed and committed to the Social Mobility Pledge as an employer to encourage more people from lower income families to apply for our roles.  We are committed to the Armed Forces covenant and encourage applications from those that have served with our armed forces.  We strive to create an environment where everyone, from any background, can be themselves and make a difference.  We are a National Living Wage accredited employer, striving to ensure a living wage is achieved throughout our supply chain.

All staff within the OPCC are considered to operate as politically restricted.  The OPCC is a member of the Police Staff Council and as such all staff are considered ‘Police Staff’ and also are able to be part of the recognised trade unions Unison and Unite.  Working closely with policing and accessing their systems we are required to undertake basic disclosure checks and police vetting in accordance with the level of responsibility and access to information for the role.  Having a criminal record will not automatically exclude applicants.