Digital Forensics Media Technician

Grade E
Full Time

Digital Forensics Media Technician

Grade E –salary £22,593 to 26,565  

About the Opportunity

Forensic science is used to support the investigation of crime. It can be used to provide evidence to support or refute an allegation, a version of events, and a person’s involvement in an offence. The Forensics Department is committed to providing quality, objective, timely and effective forensic services to inform investigations, identify offenders, safeguard victims and witnesses, and streamline justice through good and early case management. This is achieved by: 

Designing and delivering effective forensic strategies for each and every case that we are involved in;
Delivering all forensic examinations using recognised, validated and robust techniques;
Maintaining qualifications and competence to deliver techniques;
Maintaining and following documented procedures that reflect best and validated practice;
Being committed to and complying with the ISO/IEC 17025, 17020 and the Forensic Science Regulator’s Codes of Practice and Conduct. 
The primary purpose of this role is to deliver local forensic digital services including; CCTV and Mobile Devices; providing support to Officers and the Forensic Investigation Team. 

The role is full time working 37 hours a week. 

Location is Smithfield

There will be a requirement to work outside these hours for urgent work. Standby arrangements would be required. 

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

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is Midday Monday 31st October 

Interviews will be held week commencing 7th November 

Benefits of working for Staffordshire Police:

Flexible working options
Defined benefit pension scheme (pension upon retirement is based on your career average salary), with an employer contribution of 15.5%
Annual Leave Entitlement - starting at 26 days plus bank holidays 
Sick pay scheme
Fostering friendly policy
Family friendly policies – maternity, paternity, parental leave, adoption
Occupational Health
On site Gyms
Staff associations
Reward and Recognition
Blue light Card – not solely for Staffs police
Sports Lottery
Staff restaurant at HQ
Free parking                                                              

 * 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 
  • References

This opportunity is closed to applications.