Forensics Audio Visual Technician

Forensic Audio Visual Unit
TVP Broad Band 3H
Band 3H, circa £32,000 per annum plus 13% shift allowance and 5% on call allowance, plus benefits
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Forensic Audio Visual Technician to join Thames Valley Police on a permanent basis, to provide specialist support in the forensic preservation, recovery, enhancement and presentation of multimedia material.


In this role you will preserve, extract, analyse, copy and repair analogue and digital multimedia evidence at a scene or in the laboratory by using various specialist computer-based hardware and software to deliver an evidential product on a range of media to internal and external customers. As well as, enhancing and editing analogue and digital multimedia evidence as required by using various specialist computer-based hardware and software in order to achieve the highest evidential standard.


The successful candidate will have a good standard of education including excellent numeracy and literacy skills with recent experience in report writing. You will also have proven, detailed and extensive knowledge of video and audio principles, including different formats, and editing hardware and software.


Along with all other posts in Force Crime, Intelligence and Specialist Operations Departments, this role will require an enhanced level of vetting.


Capability to travel across the Force is required in order to undertake assignments in a timely manner and work flexibly. Due to unsocial hours and personal safety for lone working public transport may not be suitable. For this reason, a full driving licence is considered essential for this role.


The successful applicant will be expected to undertake the established psychological screening process.


As part of the Thames Valley Police family you will enjoy a fantastic range of benefits including 22-30 days annual leave per annum pro-rata for part time (plus Bank Holidays), flexible working conditions, a wide range of lifestyle discounts, career development opportunities and have the option to join a local government pension scheme. To view a full list of our benefits, please click the below link.


If you have any queries please contact People Services Recruitment Department at quoting reference 17666. Please note that we are working from home and will endeavour to respond to your query as quickly as possible.


Please use Google Chrome when completing your application, wherever possible, as this will enhance performance.


The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Sunday 28th February 2021.


Police Officers and Police Staff have access to a fantastic range of benefits, dependant on role, location and length of service. To view a full list of our benefits please click here


All posts require a level of Police Vetting as per the National Vetting Code of Practice. The residency requirement is necessary to enable all applicants to be checked in an equitable manner. Thames Valley Police will allow applicants to apply who do not necessarily reach the criteria as long as they have proven UK residency and supporting evidence where necessary. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

At Thames Valley Police, we are committed to better reflect the communities that we serve.  We encourage applications from our under represented communities including all ethnic or religious backgrounds, LGBTQ+, women and those with disabilities.  

Within our organisation we have a number of active staff support networks.  We are proud to be a ‘Disability Confident’ Level 2 ‘Employer’ that is supported by RAMP – our dedicated reasonable adjustments process.   For more information, please visit our ‘Supporting You’ page on our website,

We are also proud to have a Positive Action and Engagement team who can provide support and guidance to anyone from a Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic background throughout the Police Officer recruitment process as well as advise on career development and progression.  They can be contacted via:  

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This opportunity is closed to applications.