Forensic Medical Officer(s)

Northern Ireland
21 Aug 2017
23 Sep 2017
Career Level
Medical Officer
Contract Type
Fixed Contract

The Police Service of Northern Ireland

Keeping People Safe

The Police Service of Northern Ireland wish to engage the services of suitably qualified and experienced Doctor(s) to perform the role of Forensic Medical Officer (FMO) to detained persons primarily within the Council areas of:

1. Derry City and Strabane
• Strand Road Custody Suite, Derry-Londonderry and occasionally Strabane.

2. Causeway Coast and Glens
• Coleraine Custody Suite.

3. Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon
• Armagh, Banbridge and Lurgan Custody Suites

Applications are sought particularly from those who can provide daytime cover to Coleraine Custody, and those who can provide cover, 24 hours, to Strand Road, Banbridge and Lurgan Custody. Please note that whilst hours are covered on a rota basis, flexibility may be required to meet
operational needs.

As part of the contract for the provision of custody healthcare the PSNI requires that the FMO will be able to respond within 60 minutes to any requests to attend a Custody Suite.

Forensic Medical Officer(s)

Salary: Variable in line with rates for Forensic Medical Officers, as of contract for the provision of custody healthcare 01/04/2017 – 31/03/2019 refer Schedule 2.
Contract Type: Contract for Services.
Hours per Week: Variable (Rota Basis).

Additional Information: Please email: to declare an expression of interest. Standardised information will be provided.

A select list will be retained for a period of 24 months post
creation date.

Closing date: Monday, 23 September, 2017, - 12:00.
Interview date: Late September / Early October 2017.

Selection process will be by interview and a contract to provide services will be agreed on successful completion of training and security clearance.

PSNI reserves the right to apply a further sifting process in the event of high numbers of applications.