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Deputy Registrar (Dorchester)

Salary details: £21589 - £25295

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Dorset Council
Dorchester, Dorset
Occupational group
Legal & Political
Salary details
£21,589 - £25,295
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Stuart Richards
Contact email
Contact telephone
01305 228903
Closing Date
31 May 2020
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Deputy Registrar, Dorchester

Full Time/ Permanent

£21,589 - £25,295

This is an interesting and demanding post registering births, deaths, stillbirths, marriages and civil partnerships and we are looking for a pro-active person who is organised, flexible, resilient and able to adapt to the widely differing demands of our customers.

What you will be doing

The post is based in Dorchester but the applicant will mainly work in any of the registration offices in the west covering the registrars when they are absent on annual leave, training, meetings or sickness. This post will also cover annual leave and sickness absence of Contact Centre Officers based at the Registration Service head office in Dorchester. When cover is not required the post-holder will undertake administration duties at the Registration Service head office in Dorchester.

About you

You should have a proven record of delivering outstanding customer service within a public facing environment. You will need excellent attention to detail and you must also be able to work accurately and independently under pressure. IT work is integral to this role and we are looking for a candidate with excellent skills who can pro-actively resolve issues and adapt to new technology as required.
There is extensive travel with this post and the officer will be expected to provide their own car. Occasional standby and call out cover for some bank holidays will also be required

Additional information

Aptitude and IT tests will take place in Dorchester on Wednesday 10 June 2020 and interviews will be held on Thursday 11 June 2020.

If you require any further information or would like an informal discussion please contact our Operations Manager (Central Services), Stuart Richards on 01305 228903.

Other Information

This post has a significant travel requirement and you are contractually required to have a vehicle (or transport deemed to be suitable by the council) available for use as required.

This post requires you to have access to sensitive information and will be subject to a Basic Criminal Records Check. Please refer to our policy on the employment of ex-offenders for further information.

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