Do you want a fast-paced and varied role? Would you like to help people through some of the most important moments of their lives?
From births and deaths to marriages, civil partnerships and citizenship ceremonies, Richmond and Wandsworth Councils help people through some of the most traumatic and some of the most joyous occasions. We ensure that not only are all the legal and statutory requirements met but that people experience the best levels of care, compassion and professionalism, making sure that they feel that their registration or ceremony is as important to us as it is to them.
As a Registration Officer, you’ll be responsible for the registration of births, deaths, still-births, marriages, civil partnerships and the naturalization of British citizens at Town Halls and other approved locations across both Richmond and Wandsworth. You’ll officiate at public events such as weddings and citizenship ceremonies.
We welcome applications from candidates who have relevant experience, excellent customer service skills, with an aptitude for dealing with people at some of the most important and emotionally heightened moments in their lives.
Please refer to the job description for more information
You will be a helpful and sensitive person who enjoys working with the public and as part of a busy team. You must be able to understand and apply complex information, and pay considerable attention to detail, all while providing efficient and caring customer service. You will have excellent communication and public-speaking skills. Experience of working within a registration service will be highly welcomed.
You will be encouraged to use the full range of your talents in this rewarding role. In return you will be fully supported in your professional development with structured training and ongoing support; you will be joining a friendly, supportive and dedicated team; and will benefit from a stimulating and varied role, in a unique organisation.
We offer a wide range of development opportunities including a mentoring scheme, graduate development programme, apprenticeship scheme, and management and leadership programme which provide nationally recognised qualifications.
In addition, staff benefits include flexible working, membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops, and other establishments.
We recognise the importance of a good balance between work and home life so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working , job shares and other arrangements. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process (and beyond) if these are options you’d like to explore. We also offer a generous holiday allowance of 39 paid days (pro rata) including bank holidays and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.
In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.
Job Profile- Registration Officer
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