Careers at Cellmark

  Email: recruitment@cellmark.co.uk

We employ approximately 500 people and have invested in some of the most advanced forensic laboratories in the world.  Based in our headquarters in Abingdon, Oxfordshire as well our facilities in Chorley, Lancashire and in Durham, our diverse employee population is rich in expertise across a wide range of scientific disciplines.

As a Cellmark employee you will have the ability to make a real difference and be involved with a range of products and services that fundamentally impact on people's lives.

Please note that due to the nature of the work we undertake:

  • We are unfortunately unable to offer work experience placements
  • All applicants must have lived in the UK continuously for the past three years
  • We do not offer visa sponsorship

Current Vacancies

If you'd like to become a recruitment supplier for Cellmark please register your interest here.

As part of any recruitment process, Cellmark collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. Cellmark is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data and to meeting its data protection obligations. A copy of our privacy policy can be seen here.

Why Work for us?

bespoke forensic analysis
expert interpretation
Meticulous evidence recovery

At Cellmark, we actively support our people in developing their skills by providing a broad range of training and development opportunities, both in-house and specialist, to suit the individual and company needs. Each year, Cellmark's managers conduct career development discussions with all of their teams to investigate internal and external development and training opportunities, as well as explore employees' career potential with Cellmark. The annual career development discussion is an integral component of the Company's performance management system.

Cellmark is an exciting, diverse and vibrant place to work with great career opportunities for all - whether in forensic science or a vital supporting role such as forensic administration, software development, finance or Customer Services.

Cellmark is a place for people with a passion for what they do and we aim to attract and retain the top talent in the industry; we really do believe our employees to be our greatest asset and encourage a focus on teamwork and close-working relationships.

Comprehensive benefits package


Pension scheme which can be enhanced with employees contributions


Private health care for all employees, (spouse and dependants can be included in the plan at a reduced rate)


25 days per calendar year plus statutory, bank and public holidays


Permanent health insurance (long-term sickness)


Life assurance equal to 9.5 times salary


24 hours Employee Assistance Scheme


Perkbox membership


Eyecare voucher

Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications, merit and business need. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability status, ethnicity, gender, religion or sexual orientation.