Digital Forensics Media Supervisor
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
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 be responsible for the delivery of local forensic services including; Imaging (Photography), CCTV (Scene Downloading), Mobile Devices (Mobile Phone and Tablet examinations); providing support to Officers and the Forensic Investigation Team. Attending all types of scenes of incidents; investigating, examining, recording and recovering digital forensic evidence using informed professional, whilst complying with force and local procedures
The role is full time 37 hours per week Monday – Friday
Location is Smithfield Hanley
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 31st May 2020 at midday.
We anticipate that the interviews will take place between 10th June and 12th June.
* 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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- Medical assessment
This opportunity is closed to applications.