Police - Rejoiner PC's

Police Constable
Full Time

We have exciting opportunities available for experienced police officers who have previously served with a UK Police Force.

Thames Valley Police is a forward thinking, modern police force who provide a wide range of career opportunities, specialist posts, career development and promotion prospects.

If you are from an underrepresented group and would like to discover what additional  support and development opportunities are available, please do not hesitate to contact the Positive Action and Engagement Team who can help facilitate this Positiveactionteam@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk.

Thames Valley Police covers a wide geographical area including Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire with a unique mix of urban and rural policing. We currently have opportunities to re-join in the Berkshire and Buckinghamshire Local Policing Area's (LPA's).

If you live outside of 20 crow miles from one of our main stations then please give us a call to discuss your options prior to submitting an application.

To be eligible to re-join Thames Valley Police, you must have previously completed your two year probationary period and have been confirmed as a substantive Constable. 

The next intake for officers to re-join has been confirmed as 13th January 2020 and the one after this will be the 23rd March 2020. We have other proposed intakes planned throughout 2020 which are yet to be confirmed. Please note that any pre booked annual leave cannot be honoured under any circumstances. You may request leave once you have completed the two week induction course.

All Officers must attend a two week induction course at our Police Training Centre in Sulhamstead nr Reading. Accommodation is available.

We are committed to equal opportunities and encourage people to join us from black, Asian and other minority ethnic communities who are under-represented in the Force.

If you require any further information about transferring to Thames Valley Police please email Transferees@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk or telephone 0845 2 66 66 77 (option 5).


To find out more about how Thames Valley Police uses your personal data and how to exercise your data rights, see our privacy notice at https://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/hyg/fpntvp/privacy-notice or request a copy by calling 101.



Police Officers and Police Staff have access to a fantastic range of benefits, dependant on role, location and length of service. To view a full list of our benefits please click here


All posts require a level of Police Vetting as per the National Vetting Code of Practice. The residency requirement is necessary to enable all applicants to be checked in an equitable manner. Thames Valley Police will allow applicants to apply who do not necessarily reach the criteria as long as they have proven UK residency and supporting evidence where necessary. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

At Thames Valley Police, we are committed to better reflect the communities that we serve.  We encourage applications from our under represented communities including all ethnic or religious backgrounds, LGBTQ+, women and those with disabilities.  

Within our organisation we have a number of active staff support networks.  We are proud to be a ‘Disability Confident’ Level 2 ‘Employer’ that is supported by RAMP – our dedicated reasonable adjustments process.   For more information, please visit our ‘Supporting You’ page on our website, www.tvpcareers.co.uk/supporting-you.

We are also proud to have a Positive Action and Engagement team who can provide support and guidance to anyone from a Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic background throughout the Police Officer recruitment process as well as advise on career development and progression.  They can be contacted via: positiveactionteam@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk  

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