RS465 Forensic Collision Investigator Advanced (Qualified) **External**

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£33,360 - £35,307 per annum (+ 14% weekend working allowance)
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Forensic Collision Investigator (Advanced)
Regional Scientific Support Services
Forensic Collision Investigation Unit (FCIU)
Thirsk, North Yorkshire
Full-time – 37 hours
Permanent posts available

West Yorkshire police, as the lead Force for the Regional Scientific Support Services, is looking to recruit a number of Forensic Collision Investigators (advanced) to be based at Thirsk, North Yorkshire.

Please refer to the Role Profile to determine whether you meet the essential criteria for this advanced role. If you do not meet all the essential criteria, please consider the Forensic Collision Investigator (Entry) role that is due to be advertised.

These are excellent opportunities to become part of a well-established Regional alliance that is a key component in the response to serious road traffic collisions across West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, North Yorkshire and Humberside Police force areas.

The main purpose of your role is to provide a Region-wide professional and impartial forensic collision investigation and vehicle examination service surrounding death and serious injury.

Eligible candidates will have a working knowledge of the construction and function of all types of vehicles, light and heavy, and the law relating to such vehicles.

You must be in possession of a recognised Forensic Collision Investigation qualification (UCPD, Cert HE. Foundation Degree), and be conversant with computer operating systems together with the ability to use computer software relating to collision investigation.

As a Forensic Collision Investigator, you will need emotional resilience to deal with distressing situations. Due to the nature of the role, you will be required to provide biometric samples (fingerprints and DNA) for inclusion on the respective Police Elimination Databases for routine speculative searching purposes.

You must currently hold a full UK/European driving license, with the ability to gain the C, D & C+E driving large vehicle licenses, hold or obtain a motorcycle license and successfully complete a Police advanced driving course. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the designated shift pattern and on call function.

Please note, the application process comprises of an advanced mathematics exam and competency / mechanical based interview.

This post is suitable for job share.

West Yorkshire Police is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.

For a detailed description of the Competency and Values levels required please refer to the http://www.college.police.uk/What-we-do/Development/competency-and-values-framework/Documents/Competency-and-Values-Framework-for-Policing_4.11.16.pdf (This link may be copied and pasted into your browser). This document will assist you in completing the Evidence of Achievement section of the application form.

This vacancy will close at 23:55 hours on 30th September 2022.

Please note: the Evidence of Achievement section will not be visible until the employment section has been completed.

The post is suitable for job share.

West Yorkshire Police is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.

Applicants should be aware that it is not always possible to carry out adequate vetting checks on persons who have not been resident within the UK for the last five years. Therefore, where this applies, applicants may be refused because it was not possible to vet them to the appropriate standard.

For a detailed description of the Competency and Values levels required please refer to the http://www.college.police.uk/What-we-do/Development/competency-and-values-framework/Documents/Competency-and-Values-Framework-for-Policing_4.11.16.pdf (This link may be copied and pasted into your browser). This document will assist you in completing the Evidence of Achievement section of the application form. Please note: the Evidence of Achievement section will not be visible until the employment section has been completed.

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