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4 x Coroner Officers

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
01/07/2021
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/07/2021 23:59
Salary:
£25,991 to £29,577 p.a. (grade 8)
Allowances:
n/a
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Other
Vacancy ID:
210202
Employment Location:
Crook Civic Centre
Post Number:
RES/21/383
Number of posts:
4

Job details 

Closing date:
25 Jul


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Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Durham County Council is looking to recruit 4 Coroner Officers to the busy Durham & Darlington Coroner Service.

The post holders will act in support of the Coroner by undertaking investigations in connection with the occurrence of reportable deaths, providing sufficient evidence to enable the Coroner to fulfil their judicial function. This will require use of initiative to make all relevant enquiries surrounding the circumstances of deaths of unknown cause, unnatural deaths, and deaths in state detention.

This is a challenging yet highly rewarding role delivering a vital service in the community, particularly to the bereaved.

The successful candidates will be confident in dealing sensitively and professionally with people, and in particular those who are vulnerable and/or distressed. Liaison with bereaved families, Police, medical personnel, internal and external agencies is a key part of the role and forms the basis of investigatory process.

Candidates will be able to demonstrate the capability to produce accurate work, paying meticulous attention to detail and will be able to clearly evidence excellent organisational, ICT and time management skills. Prioritisation and organisation of a demanding workload within tight timescales is paramount.

For further information please contact Dawn Carter via email at dawn.carter@durham.gov.uk.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on 3rd and 4th August 2021.

Interviews will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams. If you are successful at shortlisting you will be notified via North East Jobs of the date and time of your interview. A separate invite will be sent via Microsoft Teams.

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team on telephone no. 03000 267241 or email pesresources@durham.gov.uk.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL COMMUNICATION REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION FOR THIS POST WILL BE SENT TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS THAT YOU HAVE REGISTERED WITH NORTH EAST JOBS, INCLUDING YOUR INVITE TO INTERVIEW IF YOU ARE SHORTLISTED. PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL AFTER THE CLOSING DATE FOR NOTIFICATION FROM DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK AS YOU WILL NOT BE NOTIFIED BY ANY OTHER MEANS. PLEASE ENSURE YOU CHECK YOUR JUNK MAIL.

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