Reference: RA0005941
Description: 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 countywide but primarily in the Warwick and Stratford 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 and weekday availability 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.

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.

Please see below registration service recruitment pack;

Registration Service Recruitment Pack

For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification below;

Combined Registrar

Working for Warwickshire – This is the difference you make
Warwickshire County Council is a place where everyone feelsvalued, included, safe, supported,andwelcome. 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 percent per month, 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.

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:

Sharron Freeland T: 01926 412420 E: sharronfreeland@warwickshire.gov.uk

Catherine Allen T: 01926 418203 E: catherineallen@warwickshire.gov.uk

Closing date: 7th of May 2024Interview date: 24th of May 2024

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 hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

Region: Countywide
Location: Countywide
Salary: *GBP*26,421- *GBP*28,770 pro rata per annum
Package: Permanent
Contractual hours: 0
Basis: Part time

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