Coroner's Officer

Stoke Town Hall, Coroners Office
Grade F
Full Time

About the Opportunity

The post is are based within Stoke Town Hall Coroners officer part of CID and the City Command.

However, there will be a requirement to work in the South of the county and at other sites across the county, as demand requires.

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.

Please ensure that your CV aligns with the key requirements outlined in the role profile

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is on Tuesday 27th February 2024 at 12 Midday

Benefits of working for Staffordshire Police:

  • Flexi time – flexible working 
  • Pension Scheme - Employers Pension contribution 21.5%
  • Annual Leave Entitlement - starting at 28 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
  • Lottery
  • Staff restaurant at HQ

 * 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 If an appointment is made from that at risk group, the post may be withdrawn.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 
  • Vetting clearance
  • References

This opportunity is closed to applications.