Forensic Science recruitment agency listing

Forensic scientists thoroughly examine the materials associated with crimes. They assist the police with their enquiries whenever scientific advice is required.

A levels in science subjects are required to enter into work as an assistant forensic scientist. Assistant forensic scientists may be encouraged to work towards a science-related degree. For direct entry into a forensic science role, an honours degree in a scientific subject is required. However, it is important to note that the number of forensic science graduates far outweighs the number of forensic science job vacancies. Candidates with relevant laboratory experience and postgraduate qualifications in forensic biology or chemistry will be at an advantage over those lacking such skills and qualifications. A driving licence is likely to be a requirement for many forensic science jobs, as is good colour vision. On appointment, forensic science training involves embarking on specialist in-house courses and completing practical coursework.

Skills and Salary

Forensic scientists require an interest in science, an enquiring mind, good problem solving skills, a methodical approach to work, and an ability to cope with handling bodily fluids such as blood.

The Forensic Science Service (FSS) and independent forensic science laboratories provide jobs for forensic scientists and assistant forensic scientists. Forensic scientists are required to work shifts. Opportunities for full-time and part-time employment are available. Vacancies are advertised in newspapers, scientific publications and through recruitment agencies.

Starting salaries for assistant forensic scientists are around £13,000 a year. Salaries for those working in London are usually slightly higher. Experienced forensic scientists may become reporting officers or staff managers.

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Scintillant Life Sciences

Scintillant Life Sciences is exclusively focused to the identification, evaluation and placement of key scientists within the Life Sciences sector in the UK and Europe. With over 40 years’ commercial and scientific experience in Life Sciences, the agency has an intricate understanding of the sector.

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49 Lodge Lane, Grays, Essex, RM17 5RZ LinkPoint Resources, 3000 Cathedral Hill, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7YB Suite 13199, 2nd Floor, 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, Greater London, N1 7GU Prudence Place, Proctor Way, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 9PE Wireless House, Fawkham Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 6EZ

Network Scientific Ltd.

The fresh approach to scientific recruitment. If you operate in the scientific industries and are seeking the perfect candidate for a role, Network Scientific should be your first point of call. Our consultants are all degree qualified in scientific disciplines and have years of industry experience, from the workbench to management. This first hand knowledge enables us to not only meet but exceed your recruitment needs.

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McBarron Wood Recruitment Specialists

Our Scientific functional practice is headed by our CEO an experienced consultant with 20 plus yrs. Our team focuses on Mid-Senior level appointments within this highly specialised and critical hire industry. Our team leaves no stone unturned. We pride ourselves on providing the very BEST searches - proving that we are truly an industry leader. Why not call our CEO NOW?

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Cooper House, 2 Michael Road, London, SW6 2AD Unipart House, Garsington Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 2PG

Brightwork Ltd

Brightwork understands the distinctions between Scientific fields and insists on implementing a strict candidate assessment process when looking for staff with a passion and aptitude for their specialism. Physics, Forensics and Molecular Sciences require a range of skill-sets and we offer a knowledge and industry appreciation that other services can't apply. Marketers? Technicians? Analysts? We can source candidate types of all skills.

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209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY

Interaction Recruitment

Whether a client or a candidate, we aim to exceed your expectations, delivering a fast, effective and honest service. Our passion and commitment is backed by an experienced team of consultants who have a wealth of industry knowledge.

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