Forensic Laboratory Officer

Cleveland Police

Post: Forensic Laboratory Officer

Salary: Scale 4 / 5 – £21,135 – £26,016

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: North Ormesby



Applications are invited for the role of Forensic Laboratory Officer to join a small but dynamic team of specialists providing wet forensic services for the Scientific Support Unit in supporting the investigative function of Cleveland Police.


We would like to recruit an enthusiastic, flexible and motivated individual who has an inquisitive and analytical nature to join our dedicated and passionate team.  Forensic Laboratory Officers use a variety of specialist physical, chemical and technical processes to recover forensic intelligence and evidence.


Candidates must have a working knowledge in a forensic or crime-scene related field, a good working knowledge of crime scene examination principles and an understanding of Quality Management Systems and British Standard ISO/IEC 17025.  You will need an ability to learn, accept change and absorb new working practices in order to deal with the varied, fast-changing and challenging workload.


Please note, the successful candidate will be required to provide fingerprints and DNA samples that will be used to speculatively search against local and national databases.



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Cleveland Police is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010. All appointments will be made on merit.

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