Senior Crime Scene Investigator | Norfolk Constabulary

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Senior Crime Scene Investigator

Bethel Street, Norwich
Full Time (37 hours) - Permanent 
Band F: £31,995 - £36,525 per annum, plus shift allowance and weekend working allowance
Friday, 22 March 2019 at 5pm
Please quote Ref: L911 on application form

Norfolk and Suffolk Constabularies Joint Forensic Services Department provide a vital supporting role to operational police work which directly impacts on crime reduction and detection.

As Senior Crime Scene Investigator you will have responsibility for line and professional management and development of Crime Scenes Investigators and Volume Crime Scene Investigators, to deliver high quality, customer-focused crime scene services.

You will act in the role of Crime Scene Manager and ensure that appropriate forensic support is provided to major and serious crime investigation. You will also provide professional advice to Senior Investigating Officers and other customers of Forensic Services and undertake work towards ISO 17020 accreditation.

It is essential that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Proven background in Crime Scene Examination, including successful completion of nationally recognised Crime Scene Examination courses (to CSI Stage 2 level or equivalent) and demonstrable major crime experience
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience as a Crime Scene Examiner
  • Proven good performance record as a Crime Scene Examiner
  • Demonstrate a good degree of self-motivation, the ability to use own initiative and proven problem solving skills
  • Good interpersonal and team working skills, able to deal with people at all levels
  • Full driving licence due to use of a police vehicle and need to carry and transport equipment
  • Ability to work outside normal hours, work a shift pattern including weekends, bank holidays and provide on call cover outside of shifts as part of a rota
  • Basic keyboard skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

 

It is desirable that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Professional qualification in management skills
  • Professional qualification in crime scene examination

 

Hours of work are 37 per week with shift and weekend working, for which the appropriate allowance will be paid.  This post is offered on a permanent basis.

Consideration will be given to whether the post can be delivered on either a part time or job share basis, in line with the organisational requirements of this role.

Consideration will be given to whether the post can be delivered on either a part time or job share basis, in line with the organisational requirements of this role.

The recruitment criteria for all posts are subject to reasonable adjustment in line with the Equality Act 2010. 

 

Applications from at-risk staff will be prioritised and receive preference in any selection process.

Anyone who wishes to be considered for appointment should download an application pack and monitoring form as they must be submitted together.

These forms as well as application guidance notes are also available on the right hand side of the page in the Downloads section.

Please return completed applications by email to hrservicecentre@norfolk.pnn.police.uk.