Thames Valley Police Kidlington, Oxfordshire, UK
Jan 12, 2018Full time
Department Forensic Investigation Unit (FIU) Location Kidlington Salary Band 2E, starting at £17,633 per annum rising to circa £20,038 per annum on successful completion of apprenticeship. Progression based on performance. Part/Full Time Full Time Type of Contract Permanent Document Attachment File upload field, to activate press space bar Forensic Administrator - Job Description.pdf Document Attachment File upload field, to activate press space bar 2 Online GUIDANCE NOTES - Dec 2016.docx Converted file Job Advert This is an exciting apprenticeship opportunity to join Thames Valley Police as a Forensic Administrator. In this interesting role you will provide administrative support within the Forensic Investigation Unit (FIU) ensuring the integrity and continuity of forensic / biometric evidence and presenting a professional interface between FIU and its customers in support of the organisational requirement to secure detections and convictions. To develop you as an efficient and effective Administrator you will undertake the Intermediate Business Administration apprenticeship. You will receive structured off the job development, supported by workplace learning and mentoring. As you develop your skills your role will include the handling, quality assurance, documenting and recording onto computerised systems of forensic exhibits, including biometric samples and updating the results achieved. Dealing with incoming and outgoing post/dispatches and where necessary the secure packaging of exhibits for onward transmission ensuring exhibit integrity and carrying out general clerical duties such as call handling, filing, faxing, typing and photocopying. Successful applicants need to have a good standard of education to GCSE standard or equivalent with proven skills in numeracy, literacy and working with computers. They will need to demonstrate a willingness to work as part of a team with the ability to prioritise workloads and meet tight deadlines. The successful applicant must be aged 18 or over. The apprenticeship is aimed at those who are not experienced in the provision of Business Administration and/or have not achieved qualifications in this field. The hours of work are 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday. The successful candidate may be expected to undertake the established psychological screening process. Along with all other posts in Force Crime, Intelligence and Specialist Operations Departments, this role will require an enhanced level of vetting. If you have any queries please contact People Services Recruitment Department on 0845 2 (internal ) quoting reference 14048 . The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Sunday 28th January 2018. Police Staff Only Benefits As a member of Police Support Staff, you are entitled to receive a fantastic range of benefits, dependant on role, location and length of service including; > generous annual leave - minimum 24 - 30 days per annum > local government pension scheme > 37 hour working week > flexible working > employee assistance programme (welfare services) > cycle to work scheme > childcare voucher scheme > excellent maternity and paternity leave > discounts on healthcare, transport, dining, days out etc. > sports and social activities > on site gym > car parking > reimburse eye tests Important All posts require a level of Police Vetting as per National Policy. In order to pass vetting you must have been resident in the UK for at least the three years immediately prior to applying for any role. Exceptions to this will be reviewed on a case by case basis. If you're not a British citizen, member of the EEA or a Swiss National, you must have a visa entitlement to live and work in the UK for a period of time dependant on training requirements.Dependant on the role, additional vetting and/or nationality requirements may apply. We serve diverse communities. To enable us to truly reflect the communities we serve, we are keen to recruit people from Black, Asian and other minority backgrounds. You will need a wide range of skills and experiences which will enhance the services we deliver to the public including an understanding of cultural issues. If this is you, we want you to apply to join us. We will consider applications from flexible workers and look for job share opportunities where possible.