Forensic Collision Investigator


  • Full Time

Reed Secure is a specialist provider of permanent, contract, temporary and outsourced recruitment solutions for security cleared professionals.
We require a Forensic Collision Investigator to cover an existing workload within Metropolitan Police , based in Ealing (Hybrid working).
This is an interim position for an initial 6 months with the potential to be extended, dependent on workload.
Role Responsibilities:
Provide analysis of vehicle borne data and conduct specialist technical and mechanical examinations of all type of vehicle under relevant legislation to identify offences, substantiate allegations of mechanical failure and ensure that procedures are conducted in line with national requirements.
Produce reconstruction reports ensuring by applying correct scientific principles and ensure conclusions reached are valid and supported by the available evidence.
Critically review reports, confirming that correct scientific principles and conclusions reached are valid and supported by available evidence.
Assist FCIB supervisors in maintaining the Quality Assurance of FCIB investigations.
Provide expert evidence and opinion to the investigation team and the Courts, whilst ensuring that at all times you remain within your competence and expertise, in order to provide a professional and unbiased account.
Maintain appropriate records of reconstruction investigations and exhibits to ensure accurate audit trails and to support the criminal justice process.
Ensure compliance with the Forensic Science Regulator’s codes, ISO standards, Criminal and Civil Procedure Rules to provide a high quality of service.
Maintain personal competence in accordance with ISO and regulatory standards and evidence continued professional development to NPCC requirements.
Skills and experience needed to be successful in this role:
Hold a recognised qualification in Forensic Collision Investigation at a minimum level 4 (Certificate of Higher Education) with experience of working as a Forensic Collision Investigator.
Hold an appropriate qualification in the field of forensic automotive engineering with current working knowledge of modern motor technology, equipment and products.
Full UK Driving Licence.
Qualified to analyse the following data sources for collision reconstruction and proven experience of doing so: CCTV & Digital Tachograph.
Experience of maintaining and testing a wide range of electrical and mechanical systems.
Good communication skills with the ability to listen to accordance with the varied needs of differing situations, individuals, groups, and communities.
Able to produce concise reports or other documents and present evidence in court and at other hearings.
Skilled in the use of standard IT packages, systems and/or databases to fulfil role requirements, including creating visual records for forensic investigations.
Hold a police response or advanced driving certificates is desirable.
This role offers a competitive salary of £350 per day Umbrella / £272.40 per hour PAYE (Inside IR35) and you’ll be working via Reed who offer great benefits such as discounts, cashback offers and more as well as weekly pay.
Any offers would be subject to CTC Metropolitan Police vetting and right to work checks.
Please apply now and join us in loving Mondays!

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