In Essex Police, we have officers from all different backgrounds in a variety of roles protecting and serving the communities of Essex.\n \nOur officers are from all different backgrounds. Whatever their background, their skills have brought something unique and valuable to their officer role.\n \nDriven by their motivation to keep people safe, our officers pride themselves on acting with integrity and honesty and are guided by a high moral compass.\n \nWe like, where possible, to recruit local people, with local knowledge, so we can increasingly reflect the wonderfully diverse communities we serve.\n \nOur officers fit the bill, could you?\n \nJoin Essex Police as a police officer and you'll receive a starting salary of £24,518 with the potential to rise to £41,150 within your first 7 years. Note: these figures include a yearly £2,000 South East allowance. \n \nEssex and Kent Police welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender, sex (or gender), employment status.\n \nIf you have a disability or health condition that requires adjustments during any element of the selection process please provide us with details of the adjustment you would require at the earliest opportunity. Where appropriate we will make adjustments to the selection process, working arrangements and/or the working environment provided it is reasonable in all the circumstances so to do.\n \nAll of our posts require a level of vetting and security clearance. During the recruitment process you will be sent on-line vetting information forms to complete. \n \nThis post is open to British citizens, nationals of the EEA or commonwealth citizens who have no time limit on their stay in the UK, and who have lived in the UK continuously for the past three years. Essex Police and Kent Police are an equal opportunities employer. Communications may be recorded for monitoring purposes.