Are you interested in managing a team to support the Senior Coroner delivery their judicial duties?
Surrey County Council provides the administrative support to the Senior Coroner in the operation of the Coroner’s Court and importantly supporting bereaved families.
We are recruiting for a Senior Coroner’s Officer to manage small teams of Coroner’s Officers and Coroner’s Support Officers covering a defined area of the county aligned with the Hospital Trusts and Funeral Directors we work with.
In this role you will be responsible for the effective management of the referrals and cases to be progressed, ensuring the team is supported and enabled to deliver a high-quality service to bereaved families.
To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:
- Experience of working within a coronial service, the police, legal profession or other investigatory or regulatory profession
- Experience of managing a small team
- Ability to build quality working relationships with key partners to ensure SLAs are met
- Confident and empathetic in working with partners and other key stakeholders, including the public
- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to communicate complex issues to a wide range of audiences
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For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.Additional Information
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 09.04.2021 with interviews to follow.
For an informal discussion please contact Karen Mizzi, Coroner’s Service Manager by email at Karen.Mizzi@surreycc.gov.uk
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.