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Coroner's Officer Ref: 50031915

Seaclose Offices, Fairlee Road, Newport

Grade 7, £13,356.32 to £14,270.27

Vacancy Reference: 50031915

Closing Date: 31/01/2020

Hours: 24 hours per week 
Contract Type: Permanent Constrained

The Coroner's Office is looking to appoint a part time Coroner's Officer to support HM Senior Coroner in the delivery of the service on the Isle of Wight. You will be a highly motivated person, able to work under pressure and to deadlines within a small team. You will have a calm and empathetic manner and ideally have experience in dealing with the recently bereaved. You will need excellent ICT skills and be able use Microsoft Office packages and also have the ability to quickly learn bespoke software.You will need to be self-motivated with good inter-personal and communication skills; a team player who displays commitment, a keen eye for detail, flexibility and reliability. 

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Janice Lord on the following number, 01983 823010.

Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council's Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

Please view information pack and complete your job application online at, telephone 01983 823134 or email if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.           

Closing Date: 31 January 2020