Admin Support Officer - Forensic

Job Description

Are you a pro-active and self-motivated individual looking for a new opportunity where you can utilise and develop your customer service and administrative skills? 

We are looking for a skilled administrator to join our Forensic Identification Unit as a Forensic Support Officer. 

The position is part time working 29.6 hrs pw.

This is a busy and varied role where you will be required to multi task and work as part of a small team, providing administrative and customer service support to a range of stakeholders both internal and external to our organisation. 

In this role your main responsibilities will include:

  • Acting as a point of contact for all queries that come into the department, ensuring professional customer service standards are maintained. 
  • Undertaking a range of administrative duties including the booking of transport and accommodation, filing, scanning, and responding to queries using email, phone and face to face communication methods. 
  • Managing the receipt, distribution and dispatch of forensic exhibits, checking courier datasheets against information on evidential packages. 
  • Maintaining departmental records and document collections, undertaking weeding and archiving of custody samples. 
  • Checking stock levels, processing and issuing equipment orders
  • Ensuring all duties undertaken are completed in compliance with department policies and procedures. 

Skills and experience required:

  • Experience of working in an administrative role and following office procedures. 
  • Skilled computer user familiar with using Microsoft packages etc. 
  • Experience of creating and maintaining both electronic and manual records.
  • Ability to retrieve and interpreting information.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and customer service skills. 
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

Additional Information:

This is a part time role working 29.6 hours per week. Working hours / days can be agreed with the successful candidate but must include Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday.

If you are successful but not the highest scoring applicant you will be placed on a 6 month bank for any future vacancies that could arise.

To be eligible to apply for this role you must have a 3 year ‘checkable history’ in the UK – ideally this means that you would have been resident in the UK for the last 3 years.

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