Forensic Investigation Manager

Staffordshire Police Headquarters
Grade I
Full Time

Staffordshire Police is continually striving to deliver the best possible service for the county’s residents, businesses and visitors. It is a fast-paced organisation, adaptive to modern policing needs and open to continual improvement.


Set out within the force’s Policing Plan, Staffordshire Police has clear direction and ambition through five main priorities; Modern Policing, Early Intervention, Supporting Victims and Witnesses, Managing Offenders and Reoffending and Public Confidence. These priorities support the exciting changes that have already taken place and provide the framework for changes to come.


Everyone who works for the force has an important role to play in shaping the future of Staffordshire Police. The force seeks people who will champion new ways of working, be collaborative and agile and represent in a fair and ethical manner those that Staffordshire Police serves.


About the Opportunity


Staffordshire Police are seeking a fey Forensics’ leadership role to build and deliver front line crime scene investigation and digital forensics services.

This is a rare opportunity to join and lead a forward thinking and innovative team delivering valuable evidence to protect and assure our communities.

We are looking for a highly experienced and capable Forensic Investigation Manager, who has a passion for forensic science and the people and business acumen to effect continuous improvement and service excellence. Staffordshire Police Forensics and the Staffordshire Forensic Partnership works closely with both the Transforming Forensics Programme and Forensic Capability Network and is committed to ensuring an outstanding contribution to policing in all that we do.  If you wish to discuss the role further please contact John Beckwith on 07808 682 662.



Further details and key responsibilities can be found in the role profile.



The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 10th July 2020


Interviews will be held on the 23rd July 2020



* Please note that applications are welcomed from all suitably qualified/experienced individuals. However prior consideration will be given to applications from individuals who are ‘at risk’ and employed by Staffordshire Police. If an appointment is made from that at risk group, the post may be withdrawn. In this event, a representative from the People Services team will notify any affected applicants.


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Please note that if successful for this role, the following tests and checks will be conducted:
  • Medical assessment 
  • Higher level vetting