UKAS is actively seeking independent technical assessors in relation to Body Fluid examination.
Applicants should have:
- A number of years practical experience, preferably at a senior level, and possess up-to-date and detailed knowledge of the requirements of the Criminal Justice System.
- A high degree of knowledge and experience with respect to the the strategies for, and processes involved in searching, identifying and recovering body fluids.
- Up to date knowledge and understanding of the methodologies and equipment used in the laboratory in relation to body fluid examination.
- A high degree of knowledge and experience with respect to anti-contamination measures and sample handling procedures.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, being able to communicate effectively with laboratory staff and management at all levels.
Additionally, applicants would benefit from:
- Knowledge of Blood Pattern Analysis and analytical methods for Fibre Comparison.
- A working knowledge of the international standard ISO/IEC 17025, although training will be available.
- Familiarity with ILAC G19:08/2014 Modules in a Forensic Science Process
- Familiarity with the Forensic Science Regulators Codes of Practice and Conduct, including relevant appendices.
- Some experience of internal or external auditing.
It is important that our assessors are acceptable to a wide range of accredited bodies, and therefore able to demonstrate a good degree of impartiality.
UKAS contracts independent technical assessors on a day rate basis, the level of work depends on the demands that our customers place on us and therefore UKAS cannot guarantee specific levels of work.
If you are interested and would like to discuss the details of the above opportunities please contact the Operations Support Team on 01784 429000 or email [email protected]