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Combined Registrar

Warwickshire County Council
£26,421 to £28,770 pro rata
Closing date
19 Feb 2024

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Combined Registrar


Warwickshire County Council’s Registration Service is committed to excellent customer service. Our aim is to continuously find ways to improve the way we do things to meet the needs of the people of Warwickshire and beyond.


Our team provides a range of services including birth, stillbirth, and death registration, notice of marriage and civil partnership, copy certificates and citizenship. In addition, we conduct around 3,000 civil ceremonies a year, in both our own venues and 80+ Licensed Venues and other unlicensed locations approved by the Registration Service

We’re looking for Combined Registrars to join our team.


The Role


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 hourly rate will be enhanced by a percentage in lieu of holiday.


As a Combined Registrar you will be responsible for registering statutory marriages and civil partnerships and conducting statutory and celebratory ceremonies. It is a technical role that requires accuracy and attention to detail; you must be confident working with members of the public, being responsible for supporting and guiding couples through their special day. You will be required to work in the Nuneaton area.


The role is very seasonal in nature with most of the work during the summer months. Successful applicants will be on a zero-hour contract, to work as and when required. With general availability across 7 days a week and we require a commitment of at least two weekends a month during the busier ceremony season which is April to October. You may also be required to work public holidays. We are unable to guarantee or give estimates of anticipated hours, as this varies throughout the year. Working days are arranged in advance, except for sickness cover, which may be requested at short notice.


Click here for more information about our Team. 


Knowledge, Skills and Experience


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, clear and neat handwriting and ability to work accuracy and 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 are able to manage your time effectively and work under pressure.


Good standard of ICT skills and the ability to travel throughout the county and willing to attend relevant training courses are also required.


For further information about the role please contact:


Charlotte Matty T: 01926 413722 E:


Sharon Miles T: 01926 413735 E:


Closing Date:  19th February 2024


Interview Date:  28th February 2024


For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification.



Working for Warwickshire – This is the difference you make


Warwickshire County Council is a place where everyone feels valued, included, safe, supported, and welcome. Our people are at the heart of this vision, could you be one of them! 

At Warwickshire County Council we are committed to ensuring Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training, skills and infrastructure.  Our people vision for Warwickshire County Council is a great place to work where diverse and talented people are enabled to be their best.

Your future matters to us, we provide a generous pension scheme which includes an employer contribution rate of typically around 19%, to help support your financial security during retirement. The scheme also offers a valuable package of benefits for members and their dependants. To find out more please visit:


Warwickshire Pension Fund homepage – Warwickshire Pension Fund



The benefits we offer include agile working, a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government, generous annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays and an additional day at Christmas, and access to Vivup benefits and discounts platform.


Click here to view the benefits at Warwickshire County Council.


Additional Information

Warwickshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, as appropriate for the role.  


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.


Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.


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





As a local authority we take on a wide range of roles, whether we are providing specialist care and support to the most vulnerable in our communities, or championing Warwickshire as a choice for business through our work to promote economic growth and innovation.

Warwickshire is famous the world over as Shakespeare’s county— but that’s only half the story.  We’re also vibrant and modern. One of the fastest growing commercial regions in the UK, we’re home to many leading companies and developing exciting opportunities for everyone who lives and works here. 


We pride ourselves on being an innovative employer that like to encourage new ways of working. Likewise, our ability to make decisions quickly is as important to us as it is to our customers.

We work actively with partner organisations to deliver our core services:

  • Schools and Learning
  • Social Care and Health
  • Community Safety
  • Environment and Planning
  • Leisure and Tourism
  • Roads and Travel


Company info
01926 41 8125
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Shire Hall
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United Kingdom

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