Deputy Superintendent Registrar
Warwickshire County Council’s Registration Service is part of the Resources Group. We are committed to excellent customer service and are always looking for ways to improve the way we do things to meet the needs of the people of Warwickshire and beyond.
As well as registering births, deaths and stillbirths, taking notices of marriage and issuing copy certificates we conduct around 2,500 ceremonies a year across Warwickshire in 92 excellent venues approved by Warwickshire County Council.
We are looking for a Deputy Superintendent Registrar to join us to provide cover in our Rugby, Warwick and Stratford Registration Offices.
This role requires full availability in all school holidays and is essential to meet the needs of the business.
About the Role
You will be office based and dealing with the legal preliminaries for ceremonies and the associated paperwork. You will be responsible for handling fees and supporting and guiding couples through their special day.
The post will be on a zero-hour contract (there are no guaranteed hours) and you will be paid a month in arrears for hours worked. The nature of the work that we carry out at Warwickshire Registration Service requires this post to be flexible in the hours and days worked. The hours will be carried out to meet demand across the year. The post will provide additional cover to the team at times when staffing levels are low and would therefore suit applicants with the flexibility to be available Monday to Friday, the ability to work in all school holidays is essential. Working days are arranged in advance except for sickness cover which may be requested at short notice.
To be successful in this role you will need good administrative and customer service experience as well as a good standard of education. It’s important you have good communication skills both verbal and written with clear and neat handwriting and can work accurately with excellent attention to detail. You will be used to working within a team as well as on your own initiative; be resilient, flexible and able to work with people and confidential information with tact and diplomacy. In addition, it’s important you have good planning and organising skills, and can manage your time effectively and work under pressure. Good IT skills, the ability to travel throughout the county and willing to attend relevant training courses are also required.
The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required. You must be able to speak and provide advice in accurate spoken English to the public.
For further information about the role please contact the Registration Managers Diane Lampard and Sheena Jones email email@example.com
Closing Date: Monday, 17th January 2022
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Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.