Forensic Administrator

26th January 2024 0 By Erin Robinson

Posted 3 months ago

We are currently recruiting for a Forensic Administrator in Preston.

Pay rate: 11.75 per hour.

Contract duration: Temporary ongoing


To maximise the effectiveness of Forensic Evidence.


  • Undertake any general/clerical admin duties as and when required such as case file weeding / archiving, preparing cases / forensic exhibits for return, updating spreadsheets with case results etc.
  • Support with researching and collating intelligence information from multiple internal systems
  • Record marks received from police forces in England and Wales onto a footprint database.
  • Maintain and update the footprint database.
  • Provide forensic advice in areas where appropriate experience/knowledge has been gained.
  • Liaise with manufacturers to maintain current records of all makes and designs of footwear, updating records as required.
  • Provide a quality service to improve primary detections through scientific means in line with force policies, strategies and Home Office policies and initiatives.
  • Carry out any other duties which are consistent with the nature, responsibilities, and grading of the post.
  • Taking biometric samples from people (DNA & fingerprints). This will involve interaction with people and may involve manipulation of persons hands to produce a good set of elimination fingerprints.
  • Chemical preparation / Lab maintenance.

Knowledge/Experience (essential): 

  • Ability to accurately process and record information.
  • Experience of utilising computerised systems.
  • Evidence of communicating effectively both face to face and over the phone.
  • Evidence of working with minimum supervision, making decisions and taking action as appropriate.
  • Experience in an office environment.
  • Demonstrate an ability to seek self-development.

Apply online or contact Terri O’Keefe on 07879 585551. You can also email  for more information on this role.

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