Working for Cheshire Constabulary

Someone who serves in Cheshire Constabulary joins an organisation with a proud and formidable history and would be expected to maintain the high esteem in which the public holds the Force.

To work at Cheshire Constabulary, you will also have to uphold the Police Service Statement of Common Values.

Vacancies at Cheshire Constabulary.

Current job opportunities at Cheshire Constabulary

Police Staff

Cheshire Constabulary are one of the biggest employers in the county, with around 1,900 support staff roles. You would be surprised at the different types of roles available. Please visit our Police Staff pages for more information.

Police Constable

The recruitment window for Police Constables is currently closed.

For all recruitment enquiries please email 

Cheshire Constabulary will accept application forms from people who have:

  1. Attained the Certificate in Knowledge of Policing (CKP) from a College of Policing approved provider.
  2. Attained a foundation degree in Policing Law & Investigation
  3. Attained a policing related qualification that exceeds the minimum requirements of the CKP.

Due to the requirement of a pre-join qualification, Cheshire Constabulary have also reviewed the SEARCH Assessment Centre pass mark to align it with the national recommendation and has adopted the national pass mark of 50%. Therefore, anyone who has achieved a SEARCH result of 50% or more within the past 12 months is now eligible to apply to Cheshire Constabulary, subject to meeting the minimum eligibility criteria of the CKP.

The Constabulary currently adhere to the national College of Policing recruitment process, and would like to highlight that due to the high volume of application forms that we receive, and the initial standards that have been set, we may not be able to progress candidates who do not achieve a competency based question score of 11 and above at the application stage. Those that are unsuccessful at this stage of the recruitment process can apply to future PC campaigns, but we would recommend guidance is sought around the application form.

Cheshire Constabulary is fully supportive of equality & diversity and strives to employ a workforce which is representative of the communities which it serves. Applicants are welcomed from all underrepresented groups and support will be made available throughout the recruitment process, please email any questions you may have in relation to equality & diversity or any reasonable adjustments you may need to

For the information of those who are considering making an application, when the recruitment window is opened applications must be completed via the e-recruitment system and all applicants must upload their relevant qualification to meet the eligibility criteria. However, if you do not have regular access to a computer then please contact MFSS Resourcing on 01606 362248 Option 3.

Cheshire Constabulary also has a number of Staff Support Networks available to all staff. The networks available are listed in the attached information leaflet.

Applicants are requested not to phone any emergency number in order to request application forms, or for any query in relation to this process.

Police Transfers

The window for Police Transferees is now closed. Please check the Cheshire Constabulary website regularly for future recruitment campaigns.

Police Community Support Officer

The lines for PCSO recruitment is currently closed.

For all recruitment enquiries please email 

Special Constabulary

In Cheshire, we have over 400 people who have converted their spare time into action by becoming a Special Constable. They get involved in a wide range of operational duties - patrolling city centres, visiting crime hot spots and helping regular officers in a variety of activities. Find out more in our Special Constabulary pages.

Police Support Volunteer

Police Support Volunteers provide assistance and support to the Neighbourhood Policing Teams, promoting vital links between the organisation and the community it serves. To find out more and the vacancies available, please visit our Police Support Volunteers pages.

You can also get involved through the Band of the Cheshire Constabulary. You do not have to be a member of Cheshire Constabulary to join.

The Museum of Policing in Cheshire is also run on a voluntary basis.

Equal Opportunities

Cheshire Constabulary is an equal opportunities employer and wants to have a workforce representative of the communities that we police and serve. To find out more, please visit our Equal Opportunities pages.