Please see the below vacancies within the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner.



An exciting opportunity has arisen for a communications professional to join the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC), Dorset.

Reporting to the Head of Communications and Engagement the main focus of the role is to ensure that OPCC’s strategic work and policies are informed by the views of the public and the office’s work is effectively communicated to all stakeholders.

 You will lead on media relations, proactively communicating the work of the OPCC via the media and other channels to key audiences locally and nationally. You will also be responsible for creating content for the website, news bulletins, social media and other channels

 You will support and advise the Police and Crime Commissioner, Chief Executive and other team members on communication issues.

We are seeking an energetic self-starter with experience of communications and public engagement. In particular you will need to demonstrate a track record in media relations and have strong writing skills.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 22 June 2018. Interview date is 6 July 2018

For more information and to apply please go online

CV's will not be accepted and previous applicants need not apply.


Legally qualified chairs

The Police and Crime Commissioners for Dorset and Devon & Cornwall are seeking to recruit Legally Qualified Chairs to preside over Police Misconduct Hearings.

Please find below the application pack for legally qualified chairs. If you require a pack sent in via post, please telephone 01392 225570.

Cover letter

Role profile

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Terms of appointment


Policy and Commissioning Officer 

As a strategic rather than delivery organisation, the successful output from OPCC includes strategies, policies and governance frameworks that promote, embed or commission activity that positively supports the aims and objectives of the PCC and Chief Constable. The post holder will:

Provide a professional policy and research function for the OPCC in specified areas to assist in the development of policy and strategy and to inform commissioning decisions.

Assist in the commissioning of services and subsequent contract management of those services that contribute to the desired outcomes of the Police and Crime Plan.

Work closely through partners and stakeholders, and contribute to shared opportunities for service improvement across Dorset.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 6 July 2018. Interview date is 23 July 2018.

 For more information and to apply please go online

CV's will not be accepted.

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