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Thank you for your interest in the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley (OPCC).

In this section you can find out more information on any current vacancies in the OPCC, our panels and committees and our Custody Visiting Scheme. 

Chief of Staff

Becoming Chief of Staff at the OPCC is an exciting opportunity to lead a talented team supporting the Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) to help make Thames Valley a safer place to live, work and raise a family.

Working closely with the PCC, the successful candidate will be instrumental in delivering his Police & Criminal Justice Plan. Working with partners in local government, criminal justice and the voluntary sector the Chief of Staff will be involved in a wide ranging community safety agenda.

If successful applicants will also support the PCC in scrutinising the work of Thames Valley Police - the largest non-metropolitan police force in England and Wales, covering the counties of Oxfordshire, Berkshire, and Buckinghamshire and serving a population of in excess of 2 million people.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Senior management experience and a strong understanding of corporate governance.
  • An understanding of the democratic process and the legal, financial and political workings of an elected governance body.
  • A track record of building and developing successful working relationships with key stakeholders
  • A desire to make a difference to communities across Thames Valley by contributing the fight against crime.

For further details, including a link to the application form, please visit the Thames Valley Police recruitment website.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 5 June 2022.

Volunteers - Independent Custody Visitors

We are always open to expressions of interest in joining our Custody Visiting Scheme. For more information and the application from please visit 'Custody Visiting'.