Digital Forensic Unit Investigator – JRN 20351
 

Salary: E to G £22,617 to £30,195 (starting salary of £22,617)

This is a career graded post (E-G) dependent on applicants’ demonstrable skills and experience relevant to the post

Department: Cyber-Crime Crime / Digital Forensics Unit

Based at: Digital Forensics Unit, Clifford Street Police Office, Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm.  Please note this is subject to review and there may be a requirement to work weekends, a shift pattern,  or be part of an on call rota.

JRN: 20351

Closing Date: 14 July 2019

 

Role:

 

Applications are invited for the above posts from candidates with the relevant knowledge and investigative mind set. The overall purpose of which is to support officers and staff investigating crime. Securing evidence from computers, mobile phones and any other digital storage media devices will be done in a manner acceptable to the courts and in compliance with force instructions and quality systems (ISO17025). The role also includes receiving exhibits, examining, dismantling and carrying out the forensic acquisition of storage media, triage of exhibits, carrying out investigations, and the examination and grading of indecent images. There will be mandatory, Occupational Health screening.

 

Successful candidates will receive internal training and may be expected to successfully complete a two week residential, Core Skills in Data Recovery and Analysis course at the College of Policing. Continued employment in this role will be dependent on this. Once qualified, there will be the opportunity to progress through a career grade structure based on training and experience.

 

The selection process requires success at each stage below in order to proceed:

  • Paper sift.
  • A practical test to demonstrate technical knowledge.
  • Interview.

You may be required to repay any costs of external training courses if you leave your post within a two year period calculated from the end of the course/obtaining the qualification.

 

Please refer to the Role Definition for further information: Digital Forensic Investigator - Role Definition.docx

 

Qualifications:

 

Applicants will hold an appropriate degree qualification or have significant experience relevant to the field of Digital Forensics.

 

Vetting level – Recruitment Vetting

 

Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 3 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed. A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information and references.

 

Application details:

 

Interview and start dates may be subject to change.

Vacancy Contact:

For further information regarding the above post please contact DFU Manager, Cyber-Crime Crime Department, Digital Forensic Unit. Ext. 0191 4373507

 

This vacancy has been advertised to all staff including those with priority status and therefore applications will be considered in the order outlined in the Redeployment Procedure.

 

Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

 

Vacancy Type
Police Staff
Rank/Grade
Career Graded Post
Location
Newcastle
Hours
Full Time
 

Salary: E to G £22,617 to £30,195 (starting salary of £22,617)

This is a career graded post (E-G) dependent on applicants’ demonstrable skills and experience relevant to the post

Department: Cyber-Crime Crime / Digital Forensics Unit

Based at: Digital Forensics Unit, Clifford Street Police Office, Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm.  Please note this is subject to review and there may be a requirement to work weekends, a shift pattern,  or be part of an on call rota.

JRN: 20351

Closing Date: 14 July 2019

 

Role:

 

Applications are invited for the above posts from candidates with the relevant knowledge and investigative mind set. The overall purpose of which is to support officers and staff investigating crime. Securing evidence from computers, mobile phones and any other digital storage media devices will be done in a manner acceptable to the courts and in compliance with force instructions and quality systems (ISO17025). The role also includes receiving exhibits, examining, dismantling and carrying out the forensic acquisition of storage media, triage of exhibits, carrying out investigations, and the examination and grading of indecent images. There will be mandatory, Occupational Health screening.

 

Successful candidates will receive internal training and may be expected to successfully complete a two week residential, Core Skills in Data Recovery and Analysis course at the College of Policing. Continued employment in this role will be dependent on this. Once qualified, there will be the opportunity to progress through a career grade structure based on training and experience.

 

The selection process requires success at each stage below in order to proceed:

  • Paper sift.
  • A practical test to demonstrate technical knowledge.
  • Interview.

You may be required to repay any costs of external training courses if you leave your post within a two year period calculated from the end of the course/obtaining the qualification.

 

Please refer to the Role Definition for further information: Digital Forensic Investigator - Role Definition.docx

 

Qualifications:

 

Applicants will hold an appropriate degree qualification or have significant experience relevant to the field of Digital Forensics.

 

Vetting level – Recruitment Vetting

 

Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 3 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed. A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information and references.

 

Application details:

 

Interview and start dates may be subject to change.

Vacancy Contact:

For further information regarding the above post please contact DFU Manager, Cyber-Crime Crime Department, Digital Forensic Unit. Ext. 0191 4373507

 

This vacancy has been advertised to all staff including those with priority status and therefore applications will be considered in the order outlined in the Redeployment Procedure.

 

Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.