Forensic Investigations - Quality Manager

Police Staff
Full Time
Forensic Investgations
Force Headquarters, Winsford
SO 1/2

£31,434 - £37,953

Please note, if this is a paid role and the role is part time then the salary quoted will be pro rata based on the hours worked per annum.


04/12/2022, 23:55

Cheshire Constabulary has an exciting opportunity based in its Forensic Investigations department for the role of Quality Manager.

This role will manage, maintain, develop and implement the Quality Management system within Forensic Investigations and the broader Force, to ensure high quality standards of forensic service provision and to comply with EU legislation and the Forensic Regulator’s requirements for Forensic Service Providers.

This role will also advise the Forensic Investigations Senior Management Team on quality requirements; and managing performance and continuous improvement within the department.

We are interested in applications from innovative and enthusiastic individuals who are educated to Level 6 or hold degree level equivalent experience in a Science Subject.  You will hold an ISO Auditor certificate and ISO Quality Management Certificate or will be willing to gain these within the first 6 months of employment.  You will be significantly experienced in working with International Standards (ISO) preferably ISO/ IEC 17025:2017/ ISO 17020;2012 or quality control/assurance systems, with experience of working in a forensic environment with a level of supervisory experience.

If you are interested in applying for this role, then please submit an application form.  Further information can be found in the attached role profile.

Cheshire Constabulary is fully supportive of diversity, equality and inclusion and strives to employ a workforce which is representative of the community it serves.
Applications are welcomed from all underrepresented groups and support will be made available throughout the recruitment process for all applicants. Under-represented groups include:

  • People of ethnic minority
  • Individuals who identify as having a visible or invisible disability
  • Gender in relation to female representation for PC entry routes
  • Gender in relation to male representation for Staff entry routes
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender + (LGBT+)

If you have any queries in relation to diversity, equality and inclusion or have a request for any additional support you may need, please email

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