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Data Forensic Manager

Data Forensic Manager

Posted 8 April by Ad Warrior

Data Forensic Manager

Location: Ferndown Police Station, Dorset

Salary: Scale H - Starts at £41,928 rising by yearly increments to a maximum of £46,674 per annum

Type of working arrangement: Hybrid Worker - Hybrid working is a form of flexible working where workers spend some of their time working remotely (usually, but not necessarily, from home) and some in the employer's workspace.

Hours: 37 hours per week (However, part time can be considered)

The Role

The SW Digital Forensics collaboration across the four police forces (Avon & Somerset, Devon & Cornwall, Dorset, and Wiltshire) continues to grow and invest in key responsible roles in response to growing operational demands.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Police, SW Forensics Department as a Digital Forensics Manager. They are looking for a talented and enthusiastic individual to manage, mentor and develop their team of digital forensics specialists.

The manager will be supported by dedicated regional gatekeepers and work as a team with other specialist DFU Managers locally in Dorset and across the region, to ensure a focused and proportionate investigation is completed in a timely manner to support criminal investigations in Dorset and across the region.

Skills and Experience

If you have a strong leadership background, and you’re eager to learn, this is a great opportunity to join Digital Forensics and learn new skills as part of the role.
You could be part of a fast-paced technical team, responsible for the examination and presentation of digital evidence in all types of criminal investigations.


• Access to gymnasium and sports facilities.
• Excellent holiday and flexible working hours available.
• Structured learning and development plan including:
• In-house buddy system.
• Up to 6 months of core competency training.
• Funded specialist vendor and academic training.
• Dedicated wellbeing and personal support.
• Working in a professional environment underpinned by the Code of Ethics.
• Access to Specialist Support Groups

What you get if you join them:

If you work for us, you will get access to:

  • A competitive salary with yearly increments.
  • Access to heavily subsidised gym membership that will provide you access to police site gyms throughout the counties.
  • Access to the Blue Light Card Scheme for discounts and services (requires a one-off payment of £5).
  • Company sick pay.
  • Competitive local government pension scheme.
  • Job related equipment, as required.
  • Free onsite parking at many police sites throughout the counties.
  • Access to Group insurance scheme (via salary sacrifice scheme).
  • Support networks, free Employees' Assistance Programme, Occupational Health and wellbeing services.
  • Development and training opportunities.
  • Supportive and flexible training plan, including regular check-ins throughout your initial period of joining us to ensure you are up to speed with the role and getting the support you need.
  • Hybrid working, with the ability to work remotely at times throughout the working week (once signed off the training plan).
  • 25 days a year leave entitlement, with an increase to 30 days after 5 years continuous employment, plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time employees).

To Apply

If you feel you are a suitable candidate and would like to work for the Police, then please click apply to be redirected to their website to complete your application.

Reference: 52434824

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