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Coroner's Support & Delivery Officer

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/134545/18775
  • Published: Mon 22/11/2021, 8:52 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 06/12/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £21,943 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Woking

The starting salary for this role is £21,943 per annum, 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 seeking to recruit a Coroner’s Support & Delivery Officer into this fast paced and diverse role.

As a Coroner’s Support & Delivery Officer you will play a key role in the delivering the effective running of the Coroner’s Court as well as supporting Coroner’s Officers in obtaining information critical to cases they are managing.

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. You will play a key role in helping explain the Coronial process to people and signpost them to other organisations if they need bereavement or emotional support.

We are looking for people who care about their community and feel they can 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.

We believe this is a hugely rewarding role that is of benefit to the residents of Surrey.

We are looking for someone with: 

  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to follow defined processes in a timely manner whilst maintaining a high degree of accuracy.
  • Experience of providing high levels of customer care and professionalism to members of the public.
  • The ability to prioritise their work effectively and work independently to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent IT skills.

This role requires close working with hospital mortuaries and funeral directors, ensuring the accurate identification of the deceased and that they are treated with dignity and respect. This may require the person working from locations other than the Coroner’s Court in Woking.

Experience gained in the role, from working in an active Court, gathering critical information and dealing with the deceased, will be invaluable for progressing in a career in the Coroner’s Service.

This role requires applicants to travel around the county as required.

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.

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 3rd December 2021.

Interviews will take place week commencing 6th December 2021.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion contact Katy Wood, Coroner’s Service Team Leader by e-mail at katy.wood@surreycc.gov.uk.

We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.

Benefits

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.

Our Commitment

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.

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  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/134545/18775
  • Published: Mon 22/11/2021, 8:52 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 06/12/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £21,943 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Woking

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