Strategic Manager Coroners Service _ Hampshire15/08/2021 23:59


Strategic Manager Coroners Service HCC144770

Job Details:

Salary Range: £48,447 - £54,525 per annum
Work Location: Castle Hill, Winchester
Hours per week: 37
Contract Type: Permanent
Interview Date: 3 September 2021
Closing Date: 15 August 2021

To Apply

We are looking for an exceptional individual to join our team, working with us to realise our vision of Hampshire, Southampton and Portsmouth Coroner Service being recognised regionally and nationally as a cost-effective centre of excellence in modern coronial practice.

Coroners are independent judicial officers who are responsible for investigating violent, unnatural or sudden deaths. Their role is to establish who died, how, when and where.  Coroners have a duty to investigate the death and, if necessary, hold an inquest. To support this important judicial function Coroners have a team of support staff including Coroners Officers, Court Officers and admin support.  

The role

We are looking for an individual with extensive leadership experience and a comprehensive understanding of coronial services to provide management and direction to the Coroner’s Service support service  You will need to demonstrate a strong track record of experience in a relevant role, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to lead and motivate a large workforce.  

The post holder will be responsible for a team of around 30 people based across two locations in Winchester and Portsmouth. This team supports the work of a Senior Coroner, two Area Coroners and a number of Assistant Coroners. 

Hampshire, Portsmouth and Southampton Coroner’s Service is one of the largest jurisdictions in the country with c7000 referrals a year, c700 of these referrals result in an Inquest.   

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Strategic and Operational Manager to help shape the future of the Coroner’s Service in Hampshire. 

Please note: Re-location expenses may be offered for the right candidate.

Hampshire County Council offers a competitive salary and benefits package, please see our website for details: Our Benefits Package

Additional Information:

Strategic Manager Coroners Service Job Summary and Person Specification

Vetting Requirements:

This post is subject to a Standard DBS Check

Contact details for an informal discussion:

Emma Noyce, Assistant Director: Culture and Information Services on [email protected] or Jane Bartlett, Strategic Manager Registration and Coroners on [email protected] 


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