– Coroner’s Officer **External** Job at West Yorkshire Police – Bradford
Protective Services Crime
One full time post and one 18 .5 hours
West Yorkshire Police is looking to recruit one full-time and one part-time Coroner’s Officer to join the team to deliver an effective and efficient Coronial service. You will provide an essential liaison between the Coroner, relatives of the deceased and other agencies involved in dealing with sudden, violent or unnatural deaths.
We’re looking for someone with excellent communication and listening skills who has a sensitive and compassionate approach to deal with bereaved people. It is essential that you have experience of working successfully in an environment requiring sensitivity, tact and diplomacy.
You will have the ability to liaise with medical and legal professionals, police and witnesses. You will also need good investigative and problem-solving skills and an inquiring mind to support the ongoing inquest work. You will need to be able to present evidence to the Coroner in court and be committed to partnership working.
It’s also important that you’re good with people, great in a team and naturally resilient. Approachable, understanding and a problem solver, you’ll give accurate information and diffuse difficult situations. You will also need an understanding and appreciation of religious and cultural requirements following death.
You will need a full current UK/European Driving License, have access to a motor vehicle and be prepared to use it for business purposes. You will need to be prepared to work flexible hours to suit the needs of the unit, including being part of an on-call rota.
Please refer to the role profile to ensure you meet the essential criteria for this role.
We will also create a succession plan for any future vacancies.
The application process will close at 23:55 hours on the 28th October 2021.
About the Company
Company: West Yorkshire Police –
Company Location: Bradford