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Constables Pay Scales

Constable appointed before 1 April 2013

Point

From
1.09.15

From
1.09.16

A £23,964 £24,204
B £26,748 £27,015
2 £28,302 £28,584(a)
3 £30,030 £30,330
4 £30,975 £31,284
5 £31,971 £32,292
6 £33,030 £35,127
7 £34,092 £38,001

Constable appointed on or after 1 April 2013

Point

From
1.09.15

From
1.09.16

0 £19,579 £19,773(b, c)
1 £22,668 £22,893(d)
2 £23,694 £23,931(e)
3 £24,729 £24,975
4 £25,758 £26,016
5 £27,819 £28,098
6 £31,971 £32,292
7 £37,626 £38,001

(a) All officers move to this salary point on completion of two years service as a constable.

(b) Entry point for an officer appointed in the rank of constable, however:

(i) The chief officer of police may, after consultation with the local policing body, assign any officer to pay point 1 on the basis of local recruitment needs or the possession of a policing qualification or relevant experience other than those specified in sub-paragraph (ii) of this note; and

(ii) The chief officer of police shall assign to pay point 1 any officer who:

1. Possesses a Policing Qualification as defined by the chief officer after consultation with the local policing body;

2. Was, prior to appointment, serving as a special constable who has been assessed and has achieved 'Safe and Lawful' attainment to National Standards, or the equivalent as specified by the chief officer;

3. Was, prior to appointment, serving as a police community support officer who has been signed off as competent to perform independent patrol and who has served a minimum of 18 months in the role.

(c) The salary paid to an officer at pay point 0 shall be between £19,578 and £22,668 as determined by the chief officer of police, after consultation with the local policing body, based on local recruitment needs or the possession of a local policing qualification or relevant experience other than those specified in sub-paragraph (ii) of note (c) above.

(d) On completion of initial training, an officer who entered at pay point 0 will move to pay point 1.

(e) All officers will move to pay point 2 after 12 months at pay point 1 and progression will continue to be at a rate of one pay point per 12 months of sevice thereafter.

Category: GENERAL, [61]