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Coroners Officer (Administrator)

Location: BOLTON, LANCASHIRE Salary: 11.89 - 11.89 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: 9 months ago Reference: 3095143
Reed Warrington are very excited to be working with a local Bolton based Coroners Office who is looking for a Coroners Administrator to join their busy team. You would be working on a temporary-to-permanent contract, contracted at least until January 2017.

The successful candidate will attract an hourly pay rate of £11.89 per hour.

The primary purpose of the job is to ensure the provision of an effective and efficient administration service to enable the coroner to fulfil his/her statutory responsibility. To liaise appropriately and sensitively with bereaved relatives at every stage of the Coronial process

The working hours are Monday – Friday 08:30 – 16:30 with an hours breaks.

Duties will include:

• To monitor reported deaths to ensure that they are dealt with efficiently, sympathetically and expeditiously.
• To deal with all tasks relating to inquests, including opening inquests and their continuing conduct.
• To be responsible for the efficient conduct of inquest files, including listings, hearings and liaising with witnesses and juries.
• To liaise appropriately and sensitively with bereaved relatives regarding the post mortem process and its outcome.
• To deal with families, undertakers or other personal representatives of the deceased either calling into the office or over the telephone
• To discuss, process and accept death reports, including the completion of all relevant documents.
• To provide advice on the legality of issuing of death certificates to doctors.
• To receive and process post mortem results from Pathologists and present to the Coroner for certification of death or to open an inquest.
• To compile inquest files and liaise with GP’s, the Health and Safety Executive and Environmental Health Departments, the Police Service and other agencies as and when required.
• To liaise with the Registrar in completing and forwarding appropriate documentation.
• To accept responsibility for own workload, working toward and pre-determined deadline and ensure tasks are completed within the appropriate timescale.
• Any other task relevant to the Coroner’s function.

If you have the skills and experience necessary to complete the assignment and are available to start asap then please apply online or email me on

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