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Team Values

Our Team Values

Working as part of the team here is rewarding and varied. We have shared values, standards and support each other.




Current Vacancies

Interim Chief Finance Officer

Interim Chief Finance Officer Kelvedon Park, OPFCC
£68,907 to £77,967

The Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner (PFCC) is looking to recruit an Interim Chief Finance Officer/Treasurer to the PFCC and Finance Director to the Essex Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Fire and Rescue Authority (PFCCFRA).

This is an exciting opportunity for the successful to candidate to influence the long term strategic vision of the OPFCC by providing sound financial advice and strategic direction to the PFCC and senior management team.
Key responsibilities of the post holder would include:

  • Acting as Section 151 for both organisations and ensuring statutory requirements are discharged
  • Work with both organisations to develop the 2019/20 budget proposal
  • To think strategically and support the delivery of the Local Business Plan for joint governance of Police and Fire and Rescue

The successful candidate will be CCAB qualified, with sound knowledge of public sector financial practices; experience in Policing and/or Fire and Rescue would be advantageous. The candidate will be expected to hit the ground running and having performed at a senior level previously will be able to influence and affect decision making to ensure that the PFCC priorities are achieved. The individual will have strong leadership and communications skills to work with stakeholders across a number of organisations.

Download the job description for this role (PDF)

The post will initially be for six months.

Interviews for this position will be held on Tuesday October 16, 2018. Closing date for applications is October 9, 2018.

To find out more please contact Abbey Gough on 01245 291607.

To apply for this position please submit your cover letter and CV outlining your reason for application to corporate.recruitment.essex@essex.pnn.police.uk

Volunteer Roles:

Essex Restorative Justice & Mediation Service Volunteer Facilitator

Would you like to join us as a volunteer?

Our Restorative Justice Volunteers rate us 4.7 out of 5 as a service to volunteer for, and have these comments about their role:

“We make people’s lives a little happier.”

“I like having personal responsibility to deliver a professional service and satisfaction of knowing what I do can improve the lives of people.”

“Just to say thank you to everyone for being fantastic. Anytime I attend team meeting it’s like a family gathering. We get to learn from one another.”

If you are interested in joining us as a volunteer facilitator, please look at and complete the forms below. We will contact you to discuss the next steps.

Essex Restorative Justice & Mediation Service Volunteer Facilitator

RJ Volunteer Application Form

Once we have received your application, we may contact you for more information. If your application is successful, we will ask you to come in and meet the team. All volunteers are subject to Essex Police Vetting procedures.








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01245 291600

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