Crime Scene Manager (Forensic Services) - JRN: 20463
 

Location: CSI Unit, Middle Engine Lane, Police Headquarters, Wallsend, NE28 9NT

Contract Type: Permanent

Department: Forensic Services

Closing Date: 23:59, 2nd December 2020

 

The role:


Salary Banding: £26,244 – £28,725 (Plus allowances and on call payments)

 

Forensic Services within Northumbria Police is transforming, the department provides essential forensic support to all investigations and relies on skill and teamwork of all of our experienced and professional practitioners.   

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced forensic practitioner to join the Crime Scene Investigation Unit as a Crime Scene Manager. We are looking for an experienced Crime Scene Manager with knowledge and understanding of scene examinations, liaising with Senior Investigating Officers, and developing and implementing forensic scene and submission strategies for complex, serious and major crime scenes.

In return for your dedication and experience, we offer 23 days’ leave, excluding bank holidays, increasing to 28 days for 5 years+ service.  We support our people inside and out of work – offering a very competitive pension scheme, childcare vouchers, and discounts on shopping and eating out thanks to the Blue Light Card. And to take care of your physical and mental well-being, we’ve invested in trained mental health first aiders on-site, an employee advice service and access to gyms in some stations. 

 

What will I be doing?

 

You will be responsible for the supervision and direction management of forensic resources at crime scenes including Crime Scene Investigators and other specialists attending a crime scene. As part of this role you will provide support to new and existing members of staff by acting as a mentor and proactively seeking opportunities to assist in their professional development and promote a wider team competence.

 

You will be expected to assist in the development and implementation of standards and procedures in line with compliance requirements of the Forensic Science Regulator Codes of Practice and Conduct, ISO 17020/17025 accreditation regulations and other governing bodies.

 

You will also be expected to manage and oversee post-mortem attendance ensuring all recoveries are recorded in agreement with the Home Office Pathologist and SIO strategies.

 

You will also be responsible for maintaining continued professional development , providing support and resilience cover for the Crime Scene Investigations Supervisor (CSIS) where appropriate.

 

What do I need?

 

Suitable candidates will need to be able to demonstrate a passion for forensics and determination to deliver a high performing service.  Previous qualified experience of crime scene management within a forensic unit is essential.  

For further information please see the role profile.

 

Vetting level: Recruitment Vetting (RV)

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. 

 

If you have any queries with regard to the application process please contact the Talent Acquisition Team by email at careers@northumbria.pnn.police.uk

 

All staff including those appointed on fixed term contracts must successfully complete their probationary period before they are eligible to apply for a Northumbria Police vacancy.

 

Vacancy Contact: 
To discuss the position in more detail please contact CSIU Operations Manager, Lorraine Tyler by email at Lorraine.Tyler.5747@northumbria.pnn.police.uk

 

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. Appointments are based on merit alone

Vacancy Type
Police Staff
Rank/Grade
Grade F
Location
North Tyneside
Hours
Full Time
Salary Range
£26,244 - £28,725
 

Location: CSI Unit, Middle Engine Lane, Police Headquarters, Wallsend, NE28 9NT

Contract Type: Permanent

Department: Forensic Services

Closing Date: 23:59, 2nd December 2020

 

The role:


Salary Banding: £26,244 – £28,725 (Plus allowances and on call payments)

 

Forensic Services within Northumbria Police is transforming, the department provides essential forensic support to all investigations and relies on skill and teamwork of all of our experienced and professional practitioners.   

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced forensic practitioner to join the Crime Scene Investigation Unit as a Crime Scene Manager. We are looking for an experienced Crime Scene Manager with knowledge and understanding of scene examinations, liaising with Senior Investigating Officers, and developing and implementing forensic scene and submission strategies for complex, serious and major crime scenes.

In return for your dedication and experience, we offer 23 days’ leave, excluding bank holidays, increasing to 28 days for 5 years+ service.  We support our people inside and out of work – offering a very competitive pension scheme, childcare vouchers, and discounts on shopping and eating out thanks to the Blue Light Card. And to take care of your physical and mental well-being, we’ve invested in trained mental health first aiders on-site, an employee advice service and access to gyms in some stations. 

 

What will I be doing?

 

You will be responsible for the supervision and direction management of forensic resources at crime scenes including Crime Scene Investigators and other specialists attending a crime scene. As part of this role you will provide support to new and existing members of staff by acting as a mentor and proactively seeking opportunities to assist in their professional development and promote a wider team competence.

 

You will be expected to assist in the development and implementation of standards and procedures in line with compliance requirements of the Forensic Science Regulator Codes of Practice and Conduct, ISO 17020/17025 accreditation regulations and other governing bodies.

 

You will also be expected to manage and oversee post-mortem attendance ensuring all recoveries are recorded in agreement with the Home Office Pathologist and SIO strategies.

 

You will also be responsible for maintaining continued professional development , providing support and resilience cover for the Crime Scene Investigations Supervisor (CSIS) where appropriate.

 

What do I need?

 

Suitable candidates will need to be able to demonstrate a passion for forensics and determination to deliver a high performing service.  Previous qualified experience of crime scene management within a forensic unit is essential.  

For further information please see the role profile.

 

Vetting level: Recruitment Vetting (RV)

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. 

 

If you have any queries with regard to the application process please contact the Talent Acquisition Team by email at careers@northumbria.pnn.police.uk

 

All staff including those appointed on fixed term contracts must successfully complete their probationary period before they are eligible to apply for a Northumbria Police vacancy.

 

Vacancy Contact: 
To discuss the position in more detail please contact CSIU Operations Manager, Lorraine Tyler by email at Lorraine.Tyler.5747@northumbria.pnn.police.uk

 

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. Appointments are based on merit alone