The starting salary for this role is £32,173 per annum for working 36 hours per week.
Could you help support the Senior Coroner deliver their judicial duties in a role where no two days are the same?
We are recruiting for a Coroner’s Officer to join us in a fast paced and diverse role. As a Coroner’s Officer you will need to provide a high-quality service to bereaved families by progressing cases efficiently and with empathy.
Your excellent customer service and communication skills will tie in with your ability to relate to people from backgrounds reflecting the diversity of the people who live and work in Surrey.
We are looking for individuals who can work at pace to make a difference to the lives of people who have lost family members, loved ones or friends. This role requires being able to deliver the legal duties required compassionately, whilst being personally emotionally resilient when dealing with what may be difficult or traumatic situations.
This role is key to helping investigate where circumstances of a death may have been avoidable and so help prevent that from happening in future.
We believe this is a hugely rewarding role that is of benefit to the residents of Surrey.
We are looking for someone who:
- Is analytically minded in order to perform this investigation driven role
- Has experience of providing high levels of customer care and professionalism to members of the public
- Has the ability to write well structured, clear and concise reports using information gathered from multiple sources (for example, from families, GPs, the police or other health professionals, to name some)
- Has excellent IT skills and the ability to follow defined processes in a timely manner
This role requires travel across the county and for the person to be part of an on-call rota. You will need a full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle.
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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 14/08/2022.
Interviews will take place at the Coroner's Court in Woking, with dates to be confirmed.
For an informal discussion please contact Karen Mizzi, Coroner’s Service Manager, by e-mail at Karen.Mizzi@surreycoroner.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.