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NHS Forensic Computing Specialist - Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Post Posted: Jul 14, 19 18:37

NHS Counter Fraud Authority (NHSCFA) delivers a service focused on the protection of NHS resources from fraud. The aim of our counter fraud work is to protect health and care staff and resources from activities that would otherwise undermine their effectiveness and their ability to meet the needs of patients and professionals. Ultimately this helps to ensure the proper use of valuable resources and a safer, more secure environment in which to deliver and receive care.

The post holder will work as part of the NHSCFA Forensic Computing Unit, within the Operations Directorate, whose responsibility is to investigate allegations of fraud bribery and corruption in the NHS. The Forensic Computing Unit has recently been granted ISO 17025:2005 accreditation and is currently working to extend their scope to ISO 17025:2017 and FSR Codes of Practice. The post holder will be play an active part in extending scope to accreditation, not only by working within the established Quality Management System, but assisting with writing, updating and implementing SOPs and other associated documentation.

The Forensic Computing Specialist will work as part of a dedicated team who work to identify, preserve, extract, interpret and present computer based evidence and provide an efficient and effective forensic computing support function to the NHSCFA.

The successful candidate will be expected to complete the NHSCFA’s Induction and Continued Improvement Programme (ICIP), a bespoke training and development framework designed to meet the learning and development needs of NHSCFA staff. It includes the Accredited Counter Fraud Specialist qualification and identifies and provides development support for staff in specialist roles, ensuring they are adequately equipped to carry out their duties with an up to date and ongoing support service. If required, external training in the tools and products used within the Forensic Computing Unit will be provided.

For more details and to apply: Forensic Computing Specialist - NHS