Compliance and Administrative Officer

Job Description

We are advertising this on behalf of South West Regional Forensics. 

About the role:  

An exciting opportunity has arisen  for a  rewarding career with South West Forensics (SWF).  As an ISO compliance and administrative officer  you  will be a valued member of the Forensic  and  ISO Quality  teams where you will make a positive  difference to the communities we serve and the Criminal Justice System. 

South West Forensics is seeking  high calibre Administrators for our Dorset and Devon and Cornwall based Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) departments. You will be a key contributor  supporting  Forensic Operations assisting CSI  achieve and maintain ISO accreditation. You will have administrative and ISO compliance responsibilities, ensuring  CSI departments operate efficiently and effectively. 

Working alongside investigative colleagues and forensic specialists you will provide organisational support including record maintenance, consumables and equipment management, liaison between Forensic teams and key stakeholders and general office administration. You will ensure that quality standards are complied with to assist Forensic teams achieve standardisation and maintain quality for all aspects of Crime Scene Investigation and Forensic recovery. 

We are seeking capable, enthusiastic and diligent administrators who will compliment, support and inspire our CSI teams to deliver on service. You will drive quality standards to help implement and sustain ISO 17020 accreditation requirements. 

Ideally you will have previous administrative or compliance experience, but more importantly you will have the aptitude to ensure the smooth day to day running of a busy office, with excellent customer service and attention to detail, strong IT skills and the ability to work without direct supervision. The role will require face to face, email, Teams and telephone communication with a wide variety of people, including  Home Office Pathologists, Police officers,  Forensic specialists, members of the public and Forensic teams, so you must have also excellent communication skills with the ability to adapt your communication style as and when required.  

Subject to confirmation of funding this post may be made permanent in April 2025. 

Want to know more about this role?

If you think this may be the role for you and would like further information, please contact: 

Hiring Line Manager: Robert Wintle  - D&C SW Regional Forensics - Crime Scene Investigator 

Email Address: Rob.WINTLE@devonandcornwall.pnn.police.uk