In choosing to work for Lincolnshire Police you will be joining an organisation determined to provide its employees with a positive employment experience. We strongly believe that the wellbeing of our officers and staff is absolutely vital, as people who feel good about themselves, and are happy in their environment, will do great work.
The health, happiness and wellbeing of our colleagues is vitally important to us, and we offer the following benefits:
Pay and working conditions
We offer competitive salaries and generous annual leave entitlements and flexible working schemes.
Our annual leave entitlement starts at 24 days per annum, increasing dependent on role grade, and length of service.
You’ll receive automatic membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme of which the employer contribution is currently 16.3%, with x3 life cover included.
Membership isn’t compulsory, so you can choose to opt out if you want to.
Enhanced family-related leave benefits
These include longer paid maternity and adoption leave and a phased return to work.
Occupational sick pay
Our occupational sick pay scheme tops up statutory sick pay for up to 12 months.
You'll have the opportunity to be involved in a range of staff networks including, the Carers Support Network, Christian Police Association, Family Support Network, LGBT+ Support Network, Menopause Support Network, Neurodiversity Support Network, Women’s inclusive Network and our SMILE (Supporting Minorities in Lincolnshire through Engagement) Network.
Blue Light Card
For savings and discounts are for both internet and high street retailers.
Police Mutual offer financial help, an advice service and a range of exclusive products designed especially for the police. Police Mutual offer members exclusive products and services, free financial education and wellbeing support through our Foundation.
A tax- and National Insurance-free scheme to help promote healthier journeys to work and reduce pollution and congestion.
Health and care services
Support and advice from our in-house occupational health support unit.
You can self-refer for force-funded physiotherapy sessions.
Some stations have gyms which you can access for free.
Counselling and support services
Trauma risk management (TRiM).
Staff support groups
Access to established staff support groups for all members of the policing family including Charitable Trust and Police Mutual.
Fitness Mentor scheme
The Fitness Mentor scheme provides you with access to a fitness instructors to help you reach your personal goals and improving your general health and wellbeing.
Free eye tests
We recognise our duty to provide provision for eye tests and spectacles if you regularly use a computer for your work.
Many of our stations have free parking available on site.