Coroners Officer. (Glos) – Fixed Term

This is a Gloucestershire County Council job.

  • Job Title:                            Coroners Officer. (Glos)
  • Job Location:                     Coroners Service 
  • Salary:                               £32,909 – £36,298 per annum 
  • Hours per Week:               37.00 
  • Contract Type:                   Fixed Term 
  • Duration:                            18 months 
  • Closing Date:                     29/09/2023 
  • Job Requisition Number:   7403 
  • This post is not open to job share


We are currently recruiting for a Coroner’s Officer, on a fixed term contract, to act on behalf and in support of, the Senior Coroner for Gloucestershire by performing investigative and administrative tasks in connection with the occurrence of sudden and reportable deaths within the Gloucestershire Coroner’s area.


To be part of our team, and able to deliver this key role, you will need to be confident in dealing sensitively and professionally with people, and in particular those who are vulnerable and/or distressed. You will need to liaise with bereaved families, police, medical personnel and other internal and external agencies as required. You will be able to demonstrate the capability to produce accurate work, paying meticulous attention to detail and you will also be able to clearly evidence an investigative background, excellent organisational and time management skills.

In your application to us please explain why you are applying for the position and how your experience (whether paid or unpaid) personal qualities and skills help to make you a suitable candidate. It is essential that you provide us with details or, examples that demonstrate how you meet the criteria for knowledge and experience, technical skills and personal/behavioural attributes on the job profile. This will help us decide whether to invite you to the next stage of the recruitment process. Please ensure you restrict your response to a maximum of two pages


Contact details for an informal discussion: Tony Jones, Senior Coroners Officer via Tony.Jones@Gloucestershire.gov.uk


Additional Information

To access the Job Profile for this role, please follow the link below:-

Coroners Officer Job Profile


This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Check. 

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