Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Warwickshire Police is one of the 43 police forces in England and Wales responsible for policing the area and communities of Warwickshire and protecting them from harm.
  • Year established:
    1857
  • Website:
    http://www.warwickshire.police.uk
  • UK locations:
    West Midlands

About Warwickshire Police

BEING A POLICE officer can be a hugely demanding job but having a strong person at the top can make all the difference.

Warwickshire Police chief constable Keith Bristow makes himself accessible to employees, who find him inspiring (a 60% top 15 positive score among mid-sized organisations) and say he runs the organisation based on sound moral principles (73%).

Staff wellbeing is a priority with stress management training courses available through the NHS and regular psychological health assessments. Employees say deadlines are realistic (61%) and work pressure is not affecting their performance (63%), both results firmly in the top 20.

www.warwickshire.police.uk


What is it like to work for Warwickshire Police

Leadership
Leadership
While his work often takes him away from the force, the Chief Constable is very visible and accessible. His monthly messages, regular communications via their intranet and personal approach make him a highly respected and well known Leader. The force also recognises that excellent performance requires excellent leadership and investment has been made to ensure a transformational approach to leadership across the force. Leaders are visible, accessible and committed to providing an efficient, effective and sustainable public service and their people are empowered to make a difference through their day-to-day leadership, actions and activity.
My Team
My Team
The force encourages and participates in many community focused events such as cricket matches and other community cohesion opportunities which are 'no cost' engagements. The Force has a sports and social club which has a wide membership with a minimal subscription which is active in organising social events such as a recent sports day at Headquarters. On occasions where a specific team are given an award of some description the force supports them in attending the ceremony to collect the award and are accompanied by a senior officer.
My Company
My Company
Warwickshire Police has undergone significant change in the past three years and pivotal to this has been a clear and widely shared vision of protecting community’s together. Protecting community’s means protecting them from harm and every member of the workforce goes to work focussed on tackling the force priorities to deliver the best possible protection from harm to their communities. This recognition that every member of the workforce has an important role to play in delivering protection has been instrumental in uniting officers, staff and volunteers in a common professional purpose.

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Benefits:

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

Company Statistics

  • Staff:

    1969

  • UK sites:

    22

  • Earning £35,000+:

    32%

  • Staff Turnover:

    4%

  • Average Age:

    41

  • Male : Female:

    58% / 42%

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