About the OPCC

The Office of the Kent Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) is a non-political, impartial organisation which exists to support the work of the elected PCC. All posts within the OPCC are politically restricted

The OPCC currently has an establishment of 20 staff posts. This figure includes two statutory posts - a Chief Executive and a Chief Finance Officer - and also a Schools Project Officer who is employed by Kent Police but currently seconded to the OPCC. For a more detailed breakdown of how the office is structured, please view our Kent OPCC organisation chart.

The OPCC also receives a range of professional, transactional, support and administrative services provided by Kent Police staff who are employed by the Chief Constable. These services are provided under section 2(5) and paragraph 7(1) of Schedule 2 of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011.

There are no arrangements for the use of local authority staff.

Profile of current OPCC employees

The data below may not add up to our full establishment of 20 posts due to current vacancies or temporary staff.

Gender Number of staff
Female 14 (71%)
Male 6 (30%)
 
Age Number of staff
18-25 0 (0%)
26-34 4 (20%)
35-49 10 (50%)
50+ 6 (30%)
 
    Number of staff
 Ethnic minorities  0 (0%)
Disabled 2 (10%)
 
 Salary bands Number of staff
£16,599 - £19,458
(A3 grade)
1
£19,458 - £22,479
(B grade)
2
£20,865 - £24,654
(C grade)
1
£26,292 - £31,161
(E grade)
4
£33,111 - £37,830
(F grade)
4
£40,221 - £45,666
(G grade)
2
£46,710 - £52,773
(H grade)
4

More than £75,000
(statutory posts)
2