The Police Commissioner has a small dedicated team of staff who help her hold Merseyside Police to account and deliver against the priorities of the Police and Crime Plan.

The office is made up of a number of teams who work on commissioning, policy and research, community engagement, finance and business support. Find out more about the structure of our team.

Roles in this office are busy and varied. Our team is highly committed, professional and enthusiastic and our mission is:

To make a real and positive difference to Merseyside.

By joining the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC), you will help Jane realise her vision and strategies on policing, criminal justice and community safety for Merseyside.

We are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from everyone and we also offer flexible working.

We are a Living Wage employer.

Current Vacancies

Appointment of Legally Qualified Chairs to serve on Police Misconduct Panels in the North West Region

Daily rate £511.56, £73.00 per hour preparatory work and report writing, plus expenses

The Police and Crime Commissioners for Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside are seeking to recruit 10 Legally Qualified Chairs who will be required to preside over Police Misconduct Panels for the Police Forces in the North West Region.  These Panels hear gross misconduct cases for police officers, below the rank of Superintendent.

Applications are sought from qualified lawyers who can demonstrate integrity and independence of mind, commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, sound judgement and an objective approach to issues presented.

The NW PCCs are fully supportive of diversity, equality and inclusion and strive to employ a workforce which is representative of the community it serves.  Applications are welcomed from all underrepresented groups and support will be made available throughout the recruitment process for all applicants. Under-represented groups include:

  • Females;
  • Those from a Black or Minority Ethnic (BAME) background, including non-visible ethnic minorities such as Czech, Slovak, Polish, and Gypsy/Travellers;
  • Individuals from the LGBT+ community;
  • People with disabilities;
  • All other characteristics protected by the Equality Act 2010.

Candidates must be able to satisfy the judicial appointment eligibility condition, (Section 50 of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007) for the duration of the term of office.

For the application pack please see below:

For any further information, please contact Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office on   tel. 01772 533587, email [email protected] or visit

The closing date for completed applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 2nd June 2021.

NB:  Shortlisting will be w/c 14th June 2021, with interviews held on either 21st June 2021, 24th June 2021 or 25th June 2021 either at County Hall, Preston or virtually.