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eForensic Technician - Cheshire Constabulary.

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eForensic Technician - Cheshire Constabulary.

Post Posted: Jun 30, 14 15:09


eForensic Technician opportunity - Cheshire Constabulary.

Note: Applications should be written in full and contain as much information about you as possible. I have recently received some 'one-line' applications, from what appear to be suitably qualified people, but they have let themselves down with little or no evidence of experience, skills and qualities for the role.

Department: Forensic Investigations

Job Type: Permanent Full Time

Cheshire Constabulary was founded in 1857 and is now responsible for policing nearly a million people. There are approximately 2,081 regular Police Officers, 220 Police Community Support Officers and 1,464 civilian Police Staff.

Someone who serves in Cheshire Constabulary joins an organisation with a proud and formidable history and would be expected to maintain the high esteem in which the public holds the Force. To work at Cheshire Constabulary, you will also have to uphold The Police Service Statement of Common Values.

Additional Benefits:
On-site parking, subsidised gym, flexible working, contributory pension, childcare vouchers and career progression opportunities with the force.


To provide evidence for investigation officers secured from computers and storage media in a manner acceptable to the courts, and to assist with any hi-tech elements to criminal investigations.

Educated to level 5 of the QCF in Computer Science, Forensic Computing, or equivalent; or can evidence some experience in this area of business to a high level.

A pass certificate in Core Skills in Data Recovery (Police College), qualification is desirable; however there will be a requirement for any post holder to pass and maintain this qualification within the first year should they not have, and maintenance of on-going professional development and training courses.

Please see the attached Role Profile for more information about this vacancy.

Additional Information

Please note if you have applied for this role in the last 6 months, you are not eligible to apply again.

The Police Service is an equal opportunities organisation and is determined to ensure that:

The workforce reflects the diverse society which it serves and that the working environment is free from any form of discrimination, victimisation or harassment.

No job applicant or volunteer is treated more or less favourably on the grounds of sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, age, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief or disability. This is subject to the Police Service engaging in positive action scheme which intends to overcome or minimise a person’s disadvantage.

No job applicant or volunteer is disadvantaged by a provision, criterion or practice which cannot be shown to be a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim.

Should you require any support in completing your application or a reasonable adjustment to our recruitment process please contact MFSS Recruitment on 01606 362248 at the earliest opportunity to ensure that measures can be put in place to enable your application for this post.

Please be aware that preferences will be given to those on the redeployment register.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive please be aware that this vacancy may close early, therefore please submit your application as early as possible.

The Force does not re-imburse travel to interview expenses.

The Force operates a no smoking policy.  

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Re: eForensic Technician - Cheshire Constabulary.

Post Posted: Jun 30, 14 15:42

- Andy

Additional Information

Please note if you have applied for this role in the last 6 months, you are not eligible to apply again.

May I ask (out of curiosity/for my interest) what is the rationale behind this? Question

- In theory there is no difference between theory and practice, but in practice there is. -