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Fingerprint Expert

Posted 8 March by Adecco UK Limited Ended
Reporting to the Forensic Identification Team Leader you will provide fingerprint expertise to the SW Region's Identification Bureaux, maintaining the operational and technical efficiency and effectiveness of all regional fingerprint identification services whilst demonstrating a commitment to quality and personal competence.

You will be responsible for the searching and comparison of crime scene marks and the verification of identifications to second check level for the region in accordance with the accredited Bureau and National systems to support the detection and reduction in crime.

You will attend mortuaries and major crime scenes, when required, to establish identity and to maximise the recovery of fingerprint evidence. You will communicate scientific findings effectively in the context of the case, both in writing and by the provision of oral testimony in court.

Key requirements:
*Successful completion of the Advanced Fingerprint Course
*Be a registered Fingerprint Expert
*Proven experience of utilising the National Fingerprint database to undertake crime scene and tenprint searches
*Experience of producing accurate written information that demonstrates a high level of attention to detail
*Proven experience of utilising computerised fingerprint databases such as IDENT1
*Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills at all levels
*Be self-motivated with the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
*Ability to work under pressure with demanding workloads and deadlines
*Demonstrate innovative approach and logical process of solving problems and making reasoned decisions
*Sound knowledge of the forensic processes and how they contribute to crime investigation and the criminal justice system
*A good standard of computer literacy and a working knowledge of windows software including Microsoft Word
*Ability to maintain strict confidentiality when dealing with sensitive /illicit material
*Knowledge of the Streamlined Forensic Reporting (SFR) protocols

Should you require any further information, please feel free to contact Adecco.

Adecco is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Required skills

  • SFR
  • Windows Software
  • Fingerprint Expertise
  • Comparison of crime scene marks
  • recovery of fingerprint evidence
  • registered Fingerprint Expert
  • experience of utilising computerised fingerprint databases
  • IDENT1

Reference: 34640254

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