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South Wales Police is a dynamic, diverse organisation with over 5,000 employees working across the South Wales area.

Working for South Wales Police is challenging yet rewarding, with the opportunity to progress and take on specialist roles within the Force.

We are a public funded body that provides a 24 hour, seven days a week service and to achieve our mission of ‘Keeping South Wales Safe’ we expect high levels of performance from all staff and officers.

When you join South Wales Police you may be required to work anywhere in the force area, and therefore need to have a flexible approach to your working hours and access to a vehicle or be able to travel around the Force area.

You will also need to effectively engage with internal and external customers at all levels, in order to provide a high quality standard of service, and display the necessary qualities to work in an organisation with minority groups.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as black and minority ethnic (BME) candidates are currently under-represented within the Force, we would particularly welcome applications from BME applicants, click here for further information.

Vetting clearance is a pre-requisite for joining South Wales Police, and you will need the required standard of vetting for the role in question. Please note that vetting will also be carried out on family members and others living at your address.

Within this section of the website you can find out more about the key roles within the Force including opportunities to volunteer with us, what qualities we are looking for in our officers and staff, and access our current vacancies.

If you wish to apply for a role/s, you will need to register for an account and complete the electronic application form. No CVs or hard copy application forms will be accepted. To apply please click on this current vacancies link.

For further information, please contact the HR helpdesk on 01656 305870 or email: