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Closed for applications on 26/11/2023 23:59
£33,024 to £36,648 p.a. (Grade 9)
Crook Civic Centre plus Hybrid Working
Durham County Council is looking to appoint to the 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 Inquest & 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.
You 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.
WHAT IS INVOLVED:
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.
We encourage you to contact James Etherington via email at email@example.com for an informal discussion about this roles.
WHAT WILL I NEED:
You should have NVQ Level 4 Management or similar qualification in Administration or equivalent experience.
Please use the ‘Person Specification’ section of your application form to demonstrate that you have the essential and where possible, desirable experience, skills, and knowledge. Candidates who do not evidence that they meet the essential qualifications and experience listed on the person specification will not be short-listed.
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.
It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 4th December 2023.
We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants that can show they meet all the essential criteria and have indicated they have a disability, are a looked after young person, care leaver or a veteran.
Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
BENEFITS AND REWARDS:
We can offer you a range of employee benefits including competitive salaries, a generous leave entitlement of up to 32 days, a government pension scheme and various flexible and hybrid working options (benefits are subject to individual terms and conditions).
Take a look at our comprehensive rewards and benefits package at the link below:-
Durham County Council currently operates a hybrid working policy where a model of 2 days in the workplace and 3 days at home/remote will apply. This model is pro-rated for part time roles and arrangements are at managers discretion, alternatively you can work all of your contracted hours within the workplace if you prefer.
EQUALITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION:
We are a proud equal opportunities employer and recognise the value of difference, having a diverse talented workforce brings new ideas and new perspectives, which will facilitate growth and improvements to services.
As a Disability Confident Leader, we encourage applications from disabled people and can provide support throughout the recruitment process, for more information please refer to the Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion page on our website.
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This job is closed for applications.