Job reference: 005405

Closing date: 01/11/2019

Job start date: 04/10/2019

Salary: Grade C £20,619 to £22,833

Employment type: Permanent - Full Time

Department: (F) Forcewide

Hours per week: 36.5

Working Days: Shift Pattern


Location: Forcewide                     

Permanent – Full Time

Hours: 36.5 per week - You will be required to work shifts (including evenings, weekends and public holidays)

£20,115 to £22,275 plus 13.33% Equalisation Allowance


Are you passionate about working in the heart of our community? Would you be proud to offer a visible and accessible uniformed presence in the community, focusing on improving quality of life for the public? If yes, a Police Community Support  Officer (PCSO) could be the ideal role for you!


PCSO’s are crucial to the success of our approach to neighbourhood policing and are a vital link between the local communities we serve and police. This rewarding career offers an opportunity to play a pivotal role in those communities and join a unique profession where you can really make a difference.


As a PCSO you will be able to develop your skills in dealing with people and will gain job satisfaction from making a difference in your community. Working alongside regular Police Officers, you will have a key role in making local neighbourhoods safer and through your presence help the community feel safer.


Skills and Experience

  • Ability to deal with confrontation
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Confident communicator
  • Flexible with regards to working hours.  You will be required to work a rotating shift pattern covering the hours of 8am to 10pm – Monday to Sunday.



In return for your commitment you will receive the following benefits:

  • A competitive salary
  • 32 days holidays (inclusive of bank holidays) – increasing with length of service
  • Generous pension
  • Role specific training
  • Continuous professional development


Please note successful applicants will be required to provide a 2 year commitment to this role.


Positive Action

Merseyside Police are proud to use Positive Action to redress the balance of under representation our team will offer advice, guidance and support throughout the recruitment process to candidates from under-represented groups.  For more information please refer to our Positive Action page https://www.merseyside.police.uk/police-forces/merseyside-police/areas/careers/join-us/positive-action-recruitment-team/



The closing date for this job has now passed.