There are many benefits to working for South Wales Police from learning and development opportunities to schemes which aim to improve your lifestyle and wellbeing.
Generous Local Government Pension Scheme / Police Pension Scheme
Paid Annual leave - 24 days on joining rising to 29 after 5 years' service (pro rata for part time) plus bank holidays / 22 days for police officers increasing with length of service plus bank hols or TOIL
Generous sick pay scheme
Shift / weekend allowances and enhancements depending on working pattern
Care First - 24 hour Employee Assistance Programme
In house dedicated Counselling and Welfare Team
Full occupational health provision
Annual flu vaccination programme
Couch to 5K programmes
Subsidised gyms throughout force area
Health and fitness incentives such as 'Lighten Up','Move More' and 'Mo Your Own Way'
Wellbeing Champions - Blue Light Champions, Welfare Champions, Pregnancy Champions
South Wales Police offer various avenues of Continual Professional Development (CPD) to invest and develop officers and staff to their fullest potential including:
Tailored personal development programmes
Apprenticeship opportunities for existing staff (including leadership) - South Wales Police encourages and supports development with gaining work-based qualifications
Policing Futures – opportunity to network and take part in guided organisational projects to develop and improve force practices and improve your personal skills in relation to project management, presenting skills, research, facilitation and team working.
Coaching and Mentoring - SWP provide coaching for all employees to support people in their career and development needs.
Perform - quarterly conversations you have with your Line Manager to identify and agree development opportunities and help you achieve your goals
Development Hub and Talent Management Programme
Exclusive SWP Diolch card offering discounts and savings on high street purchases
Cycle to work scheme - obtain a new bike to travel to work through your salary, saving on tax and national insurance
Travel subsidiaries, eye care scheme and many more
Police lottery with weekly prizes and special Christmas Advent Lottery
Access to a Group Insurance Scheme including critical illness cover, home breakdown cover and travel insurance