We're looking for talented, enthusiastic people to join Gwent Police... 

Here you can find out all you need to know about our current career opportunities in Gwent Police, the different roles we offer, your eligibility and how to apply for a job with us.

Candidates should be aware that feedback will only be provided post interview.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh, and will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.

Police Staff

Police Officers

Gwent Police are looking to recruit Detective Constables from all backgrounds, currently serving with other Home Office Forces, who have completed their probationary period.

We are looking to recruit qualified and experienced Detective Constables with skills and experience in managing a range of complex investigations, and/or experience of digital evidence gathering, dealing with cyber-enabled crimes, and an understanding of a range of vulnerabilities and the appropriate ways to respond.  As well as many staff benefits we provide a wide range of career opportunities, specialist posts, as well as development and promotion prospects.

If you think you have the skills and passion we are looking for, are able to show commitment to achieving high levels of attendance and performance then apply now.

You will have the opportunity of working in a mixture of rural and urban communities, and will experience a wide range of different challenges on a daily basis.

In addition to the application form, applicants will be required to undergo vetting and references, pass an interview, fitness test, drugs test and a health check.

Gwent Police is a culturally diverse area and to ensure that our service is fully representative of the communities we serve, we welcome applications from all backgrounds and ethnic groups.

You can access the application form, or further details, including closing date information, via the following:

Contact Email: [email protected]

Are you an inspirational police leader looking to join a progressive, high performing force?  Do you share our passion for neighbourhood policing and partnership?  Are you committed to providing quality, value for money policing services?  Can you protect and reassure our communities?

Gwent Police has a consistent track record of operational achievement and an unequivocal commitment to delivering the best possible policing services for the communities of Newport, Torfaen, Monmouthshire, Blaenau Gwent and Caerphilly.

This is an excellent opportunity for a talented, enthusiastic and innovative individual to join a small but influential team of Chief Officers, committed to driving through change.  You will have a positive approach to delivering high levels of performance as well a strong track record in operational policing.

If you would like to discuss the matter informally with the Chief Constable, Pam Kelly, feel free to call her on 01633 642280.

The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to either receive a Fixed Mileage Allowance, or the opportunity to apply to be included in the Chief Officer Car Leasing Scheme.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Community Support Officers

Unfortunately, we are not currently recruiting for this role.

Special Constables

Unfortunately, we are not currently recruiting for this role.

Police Cadets

Unfortunately, we are not currently recruiting for this role.



Unfortunately, we are not currently recruiting for this role.