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Thames Valley Police Benefits

Location: UK
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  • Sick Pay  (4 comments)

    “Public sector. What else can be said”

  • Pension Plan  (3 comments)

    “it is very expensive to pay into the plan and not many people pay into it for that reason”

  • 23 Aug 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Contact Centre Manager in Kidlington, England

    i like that you can apply for a blue light card that gets you discount in a lot of places or with your id card

  • 08 Jul 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Kidlington, England

    Best thing is flexible working

  • 19 Jun 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Milton Keynes, England

    Free train on tfl and london northwestern.

  • 22 Mar 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Risk & Business Continuity Manager in Oxford, England

    I think many employees take it for granted that they will be able to make use of flexi / compressed hours but need to remember this is only really possible if it makes business sense. Even though I am being made redundant I am pleased my employer paid for 50% of my Masters Degree

  • 02 Nov 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Designated Case Investigator in Oxford, England

    There is no private health insurance but sick pay is available for 6 months then pay is halved. Very difficult to get your choice of Annual leave or Time off due to staff shortages.

  • 08 Jul 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Police community support officer in Bracknell, England

    Good range of benefits from pension, to discounts on everything from eating out, motoring and holidays

  • 15 May 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former PC in Slough, England

    TVP feels more like a family, less like a police force. This is good and bad. There is also poor distribution of funding; some depts appear quite corporate but front line has been left to rot and this couples with the attitudes of depts internally - lack of cohesion. Good managers but no real leaders. Easy to get Acting with or without Part 1 Ospre but there is consequently high turnover. Response teams feel like sixth form, led by prefects; very different to the MPS. All in all, not bad, but they've got a long way to come in order to retain and motivate employees at a time when the government line is more anti than ever before.

  • 16 Oct 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Police Officer in Reading, England

    There are few benefits that you don't have to pay for. You used to get a good pension but the government stopped all that. You end up working longer, putting more in and getting less out now.

  • 17 Aug 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Software Developer in Oxford, England

    I was able to work from home on a weekly basis, which was extremely helpful.

  • 27 Aug 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former PC in Bicester, England

    Benefits package slowly being destroyed by Government. Changes to pension and extended retirement age make this no longer a selling point.

Benefits Summary

List based on reports from current and former employees. It may not be complete.

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

Financial & Retirement

  • Tick markPension Plan (3)
  • SIPP
  • Corporate ISA
  • Save as You Earn
  • Share Incentive Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Benefits

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