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Coroners Officer

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Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


NPPV Required:No 

Appointment Type:Fixed Term 

Location:The Council House, Old Market Square, Nottingham, Notts, NG1 2DT 


Closing date:10 July 2017 at midnight 

Starting salary is £20,661 pro-rata rising to £21,962 pro-rata on first year anniversary, subject to completion of a probation period Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions information which includes advice on pay, annual leave and hours of working.
Fixed Term for up to 12 months with potential to becoming permenant
This is an office based post of Coroners Officer at The Council House, Nottingham working for The Coroners Service for Nottinghamshire. The successful applicant will be working within a Team of Coroners Officers receiving and processing Death reports, discussing causes of death with medical professionals, hospital departments and with bereaved relatives whilst maintaining the utmost sensitivity and confidentiality. The Officer will be able to manage their own caseload and work within strict time guidelines; therefore they will be constantly reviewing and prioritising work within the day. The Officer will be using a variety of software packages to record, store and process death reports and other medical reports and correspondence. The Officer will also prepare inquest files for HM Coroner, liaising with witnesses, jurors, families and all other interested parties, ensuring that all arrangements to facilitate a court hearing are in place.
• Ability to apply complex medical terms and discuss with professional stakeholders in a professional and understanding manner
• Ability to learn new and complex processes and have excellent and accurate keyboard skills with the ability to use a variety of software packages and applications
• Confidence and experience of managing a caseload with good organisational and prioritising skills
• Confident in making decisions which have a direct impact on customers and colleagues and which may have legal implications
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic communities and disabled people as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
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