PS/1037/H A3 Forensic Imaging Technician

Police Staff
Forensic Imaging Unit
Hertfordshire Constabulary
Luton
Forensic Imaging Unit
Permanent
A3
£20,820
Full Time
Yes
Weekend Working Allowance
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Please note that this vacancy has now closed and is available to redeployees only; it will not be checked on a regular basis by the recruitment team. It is therefore essential that if you apply for this role, you e-mail BCHCareers@herts.pnn.police.uk to notify us that you have submitted an application. We will then process it for shortlisting. If you do not notify us by e-mail that you have submitted an application, it will not be picked up. Please also ensure that you notify your allocated Change Advisor of any redeployee applications that you have submitted.
Redeployees who apply will be given priority over any other internal applicants for permanent roles up until the point that an offer has been accepted either verbally or in writing.
If a role is not filled by an internal candidate and is advertised externally, redeployees will continue to get priority over external applicants until a successful candidate has received a final offer of employment.


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Working within Joint Protective Services (Scientific Services Unit), this is an exciting and challenging opportunity to provide an accessible and resilient CCTV and VIPER service supporting local investigations for Bedfordshire Police and Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Constabularies.

You will report to the Forensic Imaging Supervisor and you will be part of a team of 16 Forensic Imaging Technicians, making footage from CCTV systems of suspects and incidents available to investigators and Criminal Justice partners for expeditious disposal of cases and running identification procedures for known suspects.

This role will also involve extensive liaison with case officers, victims, witnesses, appropriate adults and solicitors to ensure that the identification procedure is carried out in a timely manner.

Please note that this role follows a shift pattern (that will start after 6 weeks) and weekend work is required.

The successful candidate should have: current experience and understanding of investigative and Criminal Justice processes; knowledge of CCTV or other digital image capture systems or the aptitude to learn; the ability to understand and apply relevant legal requirements, keeping up to date with changes to the law, case law, codes of practice and statutory guidance, and the ability to maintain accurate records and statistics on electronic databases.

The ability to travel across all three forces is also required. The role will be based at Luton Police Station.

For further information or an informal chat please contact Jess Carey on 07894 971541.

For the purposes of the application you will be expected to provide evidence against the four personal qualities below and the entry requirements:

• We are collaborative
• we develop, support and inspire
• We analyse critically
• We are emotionally aware

There is a word count limit of 500 words per section.

Please note, if you are shortlisted for interview you will be expected to evidence against all personal qualities and the entry requirements stipulated in the role profile.

Due to this role involving shift work, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment by the Occupational Health and Safety Department. There will be times where you will be covering other sites and therefore business insurance on your own car is essential and due to current legislation, a DNA sample will be taken upon appointment.

**All applications must be submitted through our online recruitment website by clicking the apply button below**

**Please note that this advert will be live to Redeployee's through out the recruitment of this advert. Any redeployee that applies will only need to evidence against the minimum entry requirements of the role profile. They will take priority over other candidates at any point during the recruitment process up until a final offer is produced and you will be notified if this happens.**

**Please note, this vacancy is open to Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Hertfordshire employees however, if you are on a Bedfordshire or Cambridgeshire contract you will need to resign from your home force Terms & Conditions and join Hertfordshire constabulary**
22 May 2019
29 April 2019
6 May 2019