Forensic Imaging Analyst – Scientific Services

Hertfordshire Constabulary

Vacancy Role  Police Staff
Department / Area  Forensic Imaging Unit Scientific Services
Recruiting Force  Hertfordshire Constabulary
Location  Headquarters, WGC, Herts
Section / Unit  Forensic Imaging Unit
Post Type  Permanent
Grade / Rank  A4
Salary  £26,016 – £33,618 (Including Discretionary Area)
Hours of Work  Full Time
Shift Work  No
Advert Text  Working within Joint Protective Services (Scientific Services Unit), a new and exciting opportunity has arisen within the Forensic Imaging Unit at WGC, to contribute to achieving the Force vision, purpose and values.

The role supports the Forensic Alliance in achieving its objectives by retrieving and analysing forensic media to assist investigations and provide evidential material for submissions in Court.

You will be required to meet the minimum entry requirements, ideally have a strong background in audio, editing and CCTV and will be interviewed against the behavioural competences outlined in the application process. The unit is accredited to ISO 17025 standard and therefore understanding of this is required however training would be provided. Please refer to the role profile for a full description.

This role will also involve extensive liaison with partners and other customers to ensure deadlines and targets are achieved whilst ensuring the unit is kept up to date with legislation and national changes. The role includes handling and viewing of some graphic and sensitive images.

The ability to travel across all three forces is mandatory.

For an informal chat please contact Forensic Imaging Manager Jess Carey 07894971541.

“It is mandated for successful candidates to provide DNA (mouth swab) and / or fingerprint reference sample for anti-contamination purposes.”

Internal applicants within Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary or Hertfordshire Constabulary (BCH), should upload their CV or a completed ‘Staff internal role summary’ form (if you do not have a current CV), which can be found in the vacancy documents below. We strongly recommend that where possible, a CV is provided to ensure that your full experience and employment history is demonstrated. Please note you will be required to provide a statement no more than 500 words against the minimum entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile.

External applicants should ensure that their current CV is uploaded and provide a statement no more than 500 words against the minimum entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile. To ensure the recruitment process is fair and equal, please do not include personal details on your CV other than your name.

This vacancy is open to Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary employees. If you are on a Bedfordshire Police or Cambridgeshire Constabulary contract you will need to resign from your home force and join Hertfordshire Constabulary.

All internal applicants must have successfully completed their probationary period in order to apply for this role.

This force is a Disability Confident employer. Should you require any reasonable adjustments for your application process, please contact the HR Service Centre on 01438 75(7777) or the manager contact for this role directly. We also offer the guaranteed interview scheme; this means that all candidates with a disability covered by the Equality Act 2010, who meet the minimum entry requirements for the role, will be invited to attend an interview.

This vacancy is live to those at risk of redundancy throughout the recruitment process. Any redeployee that wishes to apply should apply through the redeployment portal and provide a statement no more than 500 words against the minimum entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile. Redeployees will take priority over other applicants at any point during the recruitment process up until a start date is agreed. Redeployees should notify the HR Service Centre at and their HR advisor of their application. All applicants will be notified if this occurs.

All applications must be made through our online recruitment portal by clicking the ‘Apply’ button.

Closing Date  29 November 2020


SC6-SO1, SO1, A4 – Forensic Imaging Analyst (Non-Supervisory)….pdf – 170KB
Staff Internal Role Summary.docx – 84KB
Converted File Staff Internal Role Summary.docx.pdf – 90KB
Recruitment Process Summary for Candidates.pdf – 363KB

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