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Facial Imaging Technician - HC55774

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Job Title: Facial Imaging Technician, HC55774


Location: Imaging Unit, Portsmouth 


Salary: Scale 5 - £15,449 - £16,875 actual part time salary per annum 


Hours: 24 hours over 3 days 


Contract: Permanent 


Closing date: Sunday 7th March 2021 at 23:59 hours 

Advert Text


The Facial Imaging Technician will undertake all aspects of producing Facial Composites, in support of Investigation Teams and the Criminal Justice System.

Job Purpose


The responsibilities of Facial Imaging Technician will include but not limited to:


1. To create composite facial images using appropriate technology, by carrying out cognitive interview with witnesses.

2. To undertake processing of digital photographic images in accordance with local standard operating procedures.

3. To undertake as required administrative duties to include filing, record keeping, reception cover and maintaining the E-FITs web pages other various other computer applications.

4. To prepare statements of evidence for use in Courts.

5. To work with other departments and agencies in order to prioritise referrals for facial image composites.

6. To be a point of contact within the organisation for advice and knowledge in composite facial imaging.

7. Maintain professional knowledge in respect of new technology within composite facial imaging.

8. Maintain awareness of law, guidelines and best practice advice in respect of facial imaging.

9. To attend courses and working groups when necessary to develop technology, working practices and legislation to support facial imaging.

10. Carry out reasonable tasks as necessary under the direction of appropriate line management.

The post holder must be robust enough to deal with disturbing victim’s accounts and imagery


Please refer to the role profile for the full job details. 


Essential Qualifications


The successful candidate will need to be educated to QCF Level 2 including English and Mathematics OR work experience deemed to have brought the postholder to a comparable level.


The role holder may be required to visit various locations within Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, and must hold a current full driver's licence and be prepared to take and pass a Force driving course if required. 


You must have good eyesight, ie at least 6/36 uncorrected vision.


Essential Experience


Experience of working with people from a wide range of backgrounds


Experience working in an Imaging environment and a knowledge of Police organisation is desirable but not essential. 

Contact details for an informal discussion


Please contact the recruitment team if you have any questions on police.recruitment@hants.gov.uk or call 01962 846438 

Please note that the email address you supply when submitting an application will be used for contact throughout the full lifecycle of that vacancy. You will not be able to amend your contact details. You should therefore ensure that you choose an appropriately accessible email address, being mindful that the process may take several months for some roles.


Hampshire Constabulary is an inclusive employer and strives to have a workforce representative of the communities we police and serve. We recognise that we are not fully representative and are working to address this imbalance through a variety of initiatives.


The Equality Act 2010 allows us to promote equality within Hampshire Constabulary by adopting Positive Action to support people from under-represented groups. Our aim is to recruit talented people with a diverse range of skills and experience and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Our Positive Action team are available to provide support through the application and assessment process by contacting: positive.action@hampshire.pnn.police.uk


The Disability Confident campaign aims to remove barriers, increase understanding and ensure that people have opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations. We will accommodate requests for reasonable adjustments where possible throughout our recruitment and promotions processes and encourage anyone requiring reasonable adjustments to disclose this at the earliest opportunity.

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