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Forensic Exhibit Handler/Administrator (Maternity Cover – 1 Year)


Comprehensive capability from crime scene to Court

Role overview
Cellmark is one of the UK’s leading providers of DNA and forensic casework services. The company has a rich history of innovation and continues to pioneer the development of DNA and forensic analytical services. Our state-of-the-art laboratories are accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) to the International Standard ISO/ IEC 17025:2017.


A position has become available to join our team in Chorley as a Forensic Exhibit Handler/Administrator (Maternity Cover 1-Year). This is a multi-functional and physical role where you will be liaising with our wide range of customers; and be involved in receiving and returning a broad range of forensic samples including those from serious crime scenes and mass disasters.The suitable job holder will also support laboratory processes including physically working in a laboratory environment wearing appropriate PPE.


This role is busy and varied and would suit an individual who is capable of working well under pressure and to tight deadlines with a flexible and team-orientated approach.  Experience of spreadsheet and database packages e.g. Word, Excel and Access is essential as well as computer and keyboard skills. The ability to multi-task in order to meet the changing priorities that occur throughout the day is also essential.


In light of the serious consequences of any error, you will also be required to have meticulous attention to detail and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both written and verbal forms and a pro-active approach to process improvement and problem-solving.


Please note that this position is a non-scientific based Administrative role with career progression opportunities through the Administrative teams. The full-time hours for this position are 37.5 hours compressed into 4 days (3 days working 9.5 hours and one day working 9 hours). The non-working day will rotate backwards on a five-week rotating shift pattern.


In addition you will receive the following benefits:

25 days annual leave plus statutory, bank & public holidays

Attractive Default Pension Salary Exchange option

Private Medical Insurance

Permanent Health Insurance

24-hour Employee Assistance Programme

9.5 times salary life assurance

Perkbox membership


At Cellmark, we are highly motivated and professional individuals with a desire to make a positive difference to the world around us. So, if this sounds like the right place for you, then Cellmark may be the right place for you.


Due to nature of the work we undertake, all applicants must have lived in the UK continuously for the past three years and will be required to obtain security clearance which we will arrange.


We reserve the right to close the position early once sufficient applications have been received.

Forensic Administration
Contract type
Fixed Term Contract
Private medical insurance; Permanent Health Insurance; 25 days per annum holiday; 9 ½ x salary life insurance; Perkbox membership; 24 hour Employee Assistance Programme; Attractive group pension scheme
Closing date for applications
15th January, 2021

To apply for this job please visit cellmark.livevacancies.co.uk.