Wednesday 7th March 2012
South Wales Police are today issuing an appeal to those who feel they have â€˜what it takes` to become a Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) to apply online at for one of over 200 posts, funded by Welsh Assembly Government.
Police Community Support Officers play a vital role within our communities, and spend most of their time on patrol, providing a reassuring, anti crime presence and assisting the force in keeping south Wales safe.
At the launch of the recruitment process Assistant Chief Constable Julian Kirby said:
â€œAt a time of economic challenge this really is good news, not only for the force, but for our communities.
â€œThe public want a visible and accessible presence from its police service, and the appointment of these additional officers will assist considerably with this. It will also help to further instil a sense of confidence and safety within our communities.
â€œThese additional 206 PCSO posts will be a welcomed addition to the frontline. They will be an integral part their local policing teams, dealing with the issues that concern the community locally.â€
The successful recruits can expect to earn between Â£18,471 - Â£20,484 per annum. To find out more about the role of a PCSO and how to apply please visit our recruitment pages.