XC135 Digital Forensic Unit Assessment Officer **External**

Calder Park, Wakefield
£23,235 - £25,380 per annum

Digital Forensic Unit Assessment Officer
Protective Services Crime
Calder Park, Wakefield
1 full time post

West Yorkshire Police Digital Forensic Unit intends to recruit an Assessment Officer who will carry out an evaluation and authorisation service for volume and serious crime forensic requests, submitted by West Yorkshire Police Officers and Staff.

You will ensure compliance with all regulatory, quality and legislative requirements; develop forensic submission strategies involving sequential analyses that ensure the most effective use of the resources.

The ideal candidate needs to be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills able to prioritise workloads to deliver services to meet the customers’ requirements in agreed time frames.

You will also come with the ability to accurately compare and update data.

Knowledge of digital or other forensics is desirable but is not essential. Management of investigations or confident decision making abilities are skills which would benefit the holders of these posts.

Successful candidates will form part of a growing team, investigating all crime types and working closely with colleagues across the organisation.

These posts are suitable for job share. The application process will close at 23:55 hours on 21st September 2020.

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 three years. Therefore, where this applies, applicants may be refused on the grounds that it was not possible to vet them to the appropriate standard.

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.

Please note: the Evidence of Achievement section will not be visible until the employment section has been completed.
No Shift Allowance

This opportunity is closed to applications.