Coroners Officer - JRN:10369
 

Role:

 

Salary: £26,244 to £28,725 pro rata (plus on-call allowance)

 

Location: There are three opportunities available: 

  • Permanent role based in Newcastle, Full Time
  • 4 year Fixed term role based in Sunderland, Full Time
  • 1 year Fixed term role, based in Newcastle, Part Time (2.5 days a week)

Please indicate in the competency section of your application if you are interested in one or both of these opportunities.

The ability to travel force wide is required for both roles.
 

 

A Coroners Officer operates on behalf of HM Coroner and initiates and conducts enquiries into unnatural, violent and unexplained deaths including those in state detention.

 

You will prepare documentation, take statements, attend post mortem examinations, record and deal with medical samples in accordance with the Human Tissue Act 2004 and take part in inquests.

 

As part of this role you will arrange inquests, liaise with bereaved relatives, witnesses, doctors, Pathologists, Solicitors and other organisations.  It is essential that you maintain high professional standards and are able to deal sensitively with bereaved persons.

It is essential that candidates possess the following qualities:-

·   Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

·   Methodical approach and with a high attention to detail due to legal requirements;

·   Effective organisational, administrative and problem solving skills;

·   IT skills including experience of Force systems and Microsoft Office;

·   Ability to work unsupervised but also be an effective team member;

·   The ability to manage a demanding workload.

·   Personal resilience to cope with the challenging nature of daily work.

 

An awareness/knowledge of medical and legal practices or previous experience of working within the Coroners service would also be valuable in this role.

Please note on-call arrangements are in place for this role with appropriate remuneration. 

The ability to travel throughout the Force area is essential. 

For further information please see the role profile:  Coroner's Officer.docx
 

Vetting level:  Recruitment Vetting (RV)

Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 3 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed. 

A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information and references. 

 

All staff including those appointed on fixed term contracts must successfully complete their probationary period before they are eligible to apply for a Northumbria Police vacancy.

 

Vacancy Contact:  To discuss the position in more detail please contact D/Inspector Graeme Dodds on 7488@northumbria.pnn.police.uk

Vacancy Type
Police Staff
Rank/Grade
Grade F
Location
Forcewide
Hours
Full Time
Salary Range
£26,244 - £28,725
 

Role:

 

Salary: £26,244 to £28,725 pro rata (plus on-call allowance)

 

Location: There are three opportunities available: 

  • Permanent role based in Newcastle, Full Time
  • 4 year Fixed term role based in Sunderland, Full Time
  • 1 year Fixed term role, based in Newcastle, Part Time (2.5 days a week)

Please indicate in the competency section of your application if you are interested in one or both of these opportunities.

The ability to travel force wide is required for both roles.
 

 

A Coroners Officer operates on behalf of HM Coroner and initiates and conducts enquiries into unnatural, violent and unexplained deaths including those in state detention.

 

You will prepare documentation, take statements, attend post mortem examinations, record and deal with medical samples in accordance with the Human Tissue Act 2004 and take part in inquests.

 

As part of this role you will arrange inquests, liaise with bereaved relatives, witnesses, doctors, Pathologists, Solicitors and other organisations.  It is essential that you maintain high professional standards and are able to deal sensitively with bereaved persons.

It is essential that candidates possess the following qualities:-

·   Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

·   Methodical approach and with a high attention to detail due to legal requirements;

·   Effective organisational, administrative and problem solving skills;

·   IT skills including experience of Force systems and Microsoft Office;

·   Ability to work unsupervised but also be an effective team member;

·   The ability to manage a demanding workload.

·   Personal resilience to cope with the challenging nature of daily work.

 

An awareness/knowledge of medical and legal practices or previous experience of working within the Coroners service would also be valuable in this role.

Please note on-call arrangements are in place for this role with appropriate remuneration. 

The ability to travel throughout the Force area is essential. 

For further information please see the role profile:  Coroner's Officer.docx
 

Vetting level:  Recruitment Vetting (RV)

Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 3 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed. 

A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information and references. 

 

All staff including those appointed on fixed term contracts must successfully complete their probationary period before they are eligible to apply for a Northumbria Police vacancy.

 

Vacancy Contact:  To discuss the position in more detail please contact D/Inspector Graeme Dodds on 7488@northumbria.pnn.police.uk