Coroners Officer - 12 months FTC - Stoke

Stoke Council House Coroner Office
Grade F
Full Time
Fixed Term
12 months fixed term

Coroners Officer 

12 months Fixed Term Stoke Council Coroner’s Office

About the Opportunity

Investigations in Staffordshire is a key strand to the delivery of our Policing Plan.  We aim to focus on what matters to the people of Staffordshire through modern policing, early intervention, supporting victims and witnesses, managing offenders and public confidence.

The post is based within CID, part of the City Command.

There is 1 x post 12 month fixed term contract predominately based in the North from Stoke Council House Coroner Office. However there will be a requirement to work in the South (Lichfield) and at other sites across the county. 
The role of Coroner’s Officer provides technical and administrative support to His Majesty’s Coroners. The main responsibility of this role is to investigate and prepare files for inquests, which will include the preparation of statutory documents and summonses to witnesses and jurors in accordance with Home Office regulations and participate in inquest proceedings

The post holder will assist and support both the Coroner and Police, processing death reports, investigating deaths and convening inquests.

Further details of the key tasks, responsibilities can be found within the role profile.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is at Midday on 8th February. 

Please submit your CV by the the above close date evidencing against the role profile. 

Benefits of working for Staffordshire Police: 
Flexible working options 
Defined benefit pension scheme (pension upon retirement is based on your career average salary), with an employer contribution of 15.5%. 
Annual Leave Entitlement - starting at 26 days plus bank holidays 
Sick pay scheme
Fostering friendly policy
Family friendly policies – maternity, paternity, parental leave, adoption
Occupational Health
On site Gyms
Staff associations
Reward and Recognition
Blue light Card – not solely for Staffs police
Sports Lottery
Staff restaurant at HQ
Free parking 

* Please note that applications are welcomed from all suitably qualified/experienced individuals. However prior consideration will be given to applications from individuals who are ‘at risk’ and employed by Staffordshire Police. If an appointment is made from that at risk group, the post may be withdrawn. In this event, a representative from the People Services team will notify any affected applicants. 

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Please note that if successful for this role, the following tests and checks will be conducted:
  • Medical assessment 
  • Higher level vetting 
  • References