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.
Our starting pay for Student Officers is £26,682. This could potentially rise to £43,032 within your first 7 years.
We offer a very competitive pension scheme with the employers contribution being 31% of what you earn throughout your career.
All new entrants to the Police Service automatically join the new Police Pension Scheme - CARE 2015 Scheme (Career Average Revalued Earnings). Although membership of the scheme is automatic it is not compulsory, you can elect to opt out at any time. The amount of contribution you pay depends upon the level of your Pensionable Earnings.
Your holiday entitlement will start at 22 days per year rising to 30 with length of service, plus public holidays.
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.
Octopus money coach
For free access to financial advice inclusing one to one support sessions and webinars.
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.
Your policing career
After joining as a police constable, you will be able to build upon your experience and after completing your training period, you can apply to join one of our specialist units, such as roads policing, armed response, or become a qualified detective. You could also apply for promotion to the rank of sergeant.
Learning and development
We are committed to helping you develop your skills and career by giving you the opportunity to attend internal and external courses, occasionally providing extra time off and funding for study towards a professional qualification.
If you want to continue with your education you may be able to apply for help towards the cost of the course, providing it is relevant to your role and career.
We provide a full programme of training that supports the charter as well as operational training programmes for sergeants and inspectors.
For those who have what it takes to succeed in leadership roles, you may be able to join the high potential development scheme (HPDS) which will provide you with additional individually tailored support and training to help.
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
24/7 mental health support line.
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 personal trainer 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.
More help and support
Contact the Resource and Succession Planning Team: