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eForensic Examiner - Cheshire Police - CLOSING SOON!

Post Posted: Mar 26, 19 10:58

Cheshire Constabulary are currently recruiting for a Police Staff eForensic Examiner.

The role will be based at the Winsford HQ in the Digital Forensics team.

Payment will be at a scale 6 level (£25,566 - £27,339) and will be a full time position with good prospects of development.

Link to advert

Please note closing date is 31st March 2019!

Job Description is as follows:

Support the eForensics department with digital forensic investigations, conduct examinations of computers, digital devices, digital media and networks to obtain evidential material to support criminal investigations.

The role will include the various levels of examination / forensics acquisition and triage of computers, mobile phones, CCTV (Processing /Retrievals) and any other digital devices / media. (This will be as per individuals documented competencies)
Research, Develop and Maintain a level of CPD in new legislation, updates of software / hardware and investigative tools along with digital trends to improve the quality of the evidence produced and improvements to procedures.

Ensure that all exhibits produced, packaged, handling, stored and moved in accordance with our ISO 17025 accreditation outlined in the relevant standard operating procedures (SOP’s) and recorded on Lima and Niche in line with force procedure. This is to include any other systems as required (Such as Holmes)

Compile, record and submit reports, SFR’s, statements, and evidential presentations for criminal proceedings, to a high standard and in a form that is readily understood by non-computer users.

Ensure all eForensic systems are maintained with accurate and up to date records of your ongoing investigation up to conclusion, in line with the ISO 17025 accreditation and ACPO guidelines.

Provide evidence in Court to present any relevant evidential findings during your role in the investigation.

As required - Attend warrants and conduct searches to support investigation that require eForensics support, Identify devices likely to hold electronic evidence and adhere to the ACPO guidelines for the examination of electronic evidence.

As required – advice, assist and support forensics investigators in all aspects of investigations to include Cyber and new developing technology’s.

As required – Provide assistance, training, presentations and support force wide in the use of KIOSK, Digital forensic / Cyber awareness advice and training.

You will be required to Mentor, develop, assist and assess new members of staff to the department.

Must be prepared to handle materials that may be offensive and distressing.

Maybe be required to work outside of office hours at weekends or bank holidays

This post is subject to an enhanced level of vetting which must be satisfied before appointment

Confidentiality and trust must be maintained at all times.

Consult and work cooperatively with officers and staff of various ranks and from various agencies in order to ensure compliance with policy and procedures.

The post holder must be able to travel anywhere in the Force area

Notwithstanding the details in this job description, the job holder may be required to undertake other duties up to a level consistent with the principal responsibilities of the job

Level of responsibility to ensure that all arrangements, activities, equipment, welfare and training are complied with as fully detailed in the Health and Safety Policy. This will include maintain all force issues equipment to a good standard and report any faults in line with ISO 17025.

It is the responsibility of all staff to promote equality, diversity and Human Rights in working practices including developing and maintaining positive working relationships, ensuring that colleagues are treated fairly, contributing to developing equality of opportunity in working practices and challenging inappropriate conduct. Staff should treat everyone with fairness and impartiality, whilst recognising differences in needs, perspectives, backgrounds and cultures.

Notwithstanding may be required to undertake other duties up to a level consistent with the principal responsibilities of the job.

Experience and Qualifications
Educated to level 6 of the QCF in Forensic Computing, Computer Science or equivalent/relevant experience

Accredited EN Certified Examiner (ENCE) is not essential but would be desirable for any further progression.

Some experience of digital devices and knowledge of how data is stored

Skills and Knowledge:
Be able to identify the working components of digital devices and awareness of their functionality and understanding of digital evidence. 

Understand the use of the current technological advances and digital forensics in relation to assisting in the investigation of criminal offence.

If any further advice is needed, please contact Mark Payton on 01606 365952 or by email at mark.payton @ cheshire.pnn.police.uk