Human Resources department
Northumbria Police employs more than 4,000 police officers and 2,500 members of police staff, including Community Support Officers, and supported by Special Constables.
Effectively managing our staff helps the force achieve high performance levels, helping us to build trust and confidence in our communities and reduce crime and disorder.
The HR department does this by ensuring we employ and train a diverse, skilled and healthy workforce, which can effectively respond to the unique challenges of policing.
It is also committed to helping staff realise and meet their full potential, helping improve the policing services we provide to the people of Northumberland and Tyne and Wear.
The HR department provides services in the following key areas:
Employee Relations Team
This team helps in the attendance and performance of individuals at work.
Their work includes:
Interpreting employment legislation to provide high level advice and guidance
Promoting a proactive and supportive approach to a safe and healthy working environment
Managing health and safety risks in the workplace.