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Coroner Service Manager

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
22/02/2021
Advert End Date:
14/03/2021 23:59
Salary:
£28,672 to £32,234 p.a. (grade 9)
Allowances:
n/a
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
204262
Employment Location:
Crook Civic Centre, County Durham
Post Number:
RES/21/85
Number of posts:
1

Job details 

Closing date:
14 Mar


Further information

Durham County Council is looking to appoint to the new role of Coroner Service Manager.

The post holder will work closely with the Senior Coroner and the Legal & Democratic Services Practice Manager to lead, co-ordinate and develop the work of the Coroner Officers and Coroner Support Officers.

The primary purpose of the role will be to maintain an effective, efficient service through the day to day management of the team. The successful candidate will have excellent leadership and managerial skills, effective communication and listening skills, demonstrate initiative and problem-solving skills and a desire to deliver an exceptional service to the residents of County Durham & Darlington.

The role will include the design and implementation of an induction programme with supporting documentation, supporting the continuing professional development and training of the team and undertaking performance management to identify areas of development and required support.

Change management and business development are also key aspects of this role. It will be the post holder’s responsibility to liaise on a regular basis with the Senior Coroner to deliver their requirements for the service as well as looking for opportunities to develop and continuously improve the service. The post holder will then lead on implementing change ensuring all members of the team are involved in the process and unified in the service vision.

An understanding of the work of the Coroner Service is desirable but not essential.

If you would like to discuss this role in more detail, or have any questions, please contact Sam Thompson – Legal & Democratic Services Practice Manager at sam.thompson@durham.gov.uk.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 22nd March 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.

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 or for further assistance contact Payroll and Employee Services on 03000 267247 or email pesresources@durham.gov.uk.

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