PSNI Omagh

Head of Scientific Support

Omagh, Fermanagh, Northern Ireland
£53,939 to £62,719
06 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type

The Police Service of Northern Ireland

The Police Service of Northern Ireland is recruiting for the following position:

Head of Scientific Support

Ref: HRHOSS0616

Payscale: £53,939 to £62,719.

The Head of Scientific Support, working in collaboration and partnership with other strategic stakeholders, is responsible for strategic leadership of the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Scientific Support Branch which includes responsibility for forensic strategy and budgetary control, directing and co-ordinating teams of forensic specialists in the areas of firearms and explosives intelligence, crime scene investigation, fingerprints and footwear identification, and imaging and crime scene surveying.

The overall objective is to ensure that scientific services are provided in an efficient and effective manner, keeping abreast of developments in new technologies and ensuring that these are harnessed within Police Service of Northern Ireland.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland is committed to the principles of appointments based on merit with independent assessment, openness and transparency of process.The Police Service is also committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of religious belief, disability, ethnic origin, political opinion, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation or whether or not they have dependants. Applications from females, Roman Catholics and members of ethnic minority communities are particularly welcome.

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Closing date: 21st October 2016 at 3.00 p.m.