Human Resources

The Police Service is one of Northern Ireland’s largest employers.  The Human Resources Department is responsible for developing, supporting and training all officers and staff, promoting their health and welfare and ensuring that the right people with the right skills are allocated to help make Northern Ireland a safer place for everyone.

The HR Department will keep people safe by ensuring that the Policing with the Community ethos is instilled, promoted and developed within the department.  This ethos will be evidenced through collaborate decisions making; courtesy, respect and fairness and accountability.

The Human Resources Department is made up of 3 branches:

  • Health and Safety
  • Occupational Health and Well-being
  • HR Operations

Health and Safety

The Health and Safety branch is responsible for the implementation of all Health and Safety legislation applicable to the PSNI and to develop and maintain effective communication of Health and Safety issues throughout the PSNI.

Occupational Health and Well-being

The Occupational Health and Well-being branch is made up of a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals.  They are committed to supporting the health of the organisation and helping officers and staff to maintain their health and well-being in order to carry out their duties safely and effectively.

HR Operations

The HR Operations branch provides an effective HR service model which provides managers and staff with appropriate HR advice and support in a timely manner.