25 Jan, 2023

Digital Forensic Investigator (Ref 23-015)

  • Cleveland Police
  • Wynyard, Stockton-on-Tees, UK
Full time Analyst

Job Description

Post: Digital Forensic Investigator

Salary: SC 5 - SO 1 - £25,758 - £33,348 (Career Progression post)

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Wynyard


Do you have a Digital related degree, previous experience working in Digital Forensics or a technological background?


If so, we have an exciting opportunity in our Digital Forensics Unit that could be for you.  We are a dynamic team of specialists who provide a critical forensic service to the force and we would like to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated person with an inquisitive and analytical mind to join us.  The work in this unique environment is both challenging, rewarding and a role that rarely becomes available.


As a member of the team you will conduct forensic digital extractions of computers, mobile phones and other digital devices linked to live investigations in order to gather and maximise digital forensic evidence. 


You will be self-motivated and able to work calmly and accurately under pressure.  You should have excellent communication skills and an aptitude for problem solving.  Applicants should be aware that this role involves the viewing of materials of an extremely offensive and distressing nature.  


If you feel you have the qualities we are looking for, we welcome your application.  For further information about the role we are happy for you to get in touch, please contact the Scientific Support Unit on 01642 306672.


This Job is a career progressive role allowing for applicants to apply with differing levels of experience within Digital Forensics. The Job is split up into 3 skillset stages. As an employee gains or is able to show competence in these skillsets there will opportunities to gain further responsibility and advancement within the department.


If you are interested in applying for this role please progress your application via the link.  Application forms should be completed no later than 23:55 on the specified closing date.


Cleveland Police is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the 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. All appointments will be made on merit.