newRegistration Officer

Date Posted: 4 days ago
Salary: £29,544 - £31,731 a year

Job Description

Job Ref: CS-21-033
Job type: Full Time, 35 hours
Closing date: Monday 11 October 2021, 11:59pm
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £29,544 - £31,731 per annum (SC6)

The role
To carry out the statutory functions of a Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages in accordance with the Registration Acts and Registrar General's Regulations so as to ensure the law is upheld in all aspects of registration and to ensure an efficient and customer focused Registration service for the general public.

Post holders may be required to work out of hours, including weekends and Bank Holidays, and will be required to travel throughout the Borough to conduct ceremonies.

The Register Office, 368 Lewisham High Street SE13 6LQ.

What we’re looking for
Someone who has experience of working directly with the public in either a Register Office or similar customer service environment.

We will appoint someone who:

  • can relate to people from all backgrounds and cultures
  • can deal with members of the public with tact, patience and empathy
  • has an understanding of the role and functions of the Registration Service
  • The ability to understand and apply rules and laws
  • can work under pressure
  • is able to work accurately with an eye for detail
  • has excellent IT skills
  • has administrative skills

Personal Qualities

  • customer focused
  • self-motivated
  • professional personal appearance
  • commitment to working as part of a team
  • positive attitude towards change

In return, we’ll offer excellent development opportunities, plus a range of benefits that includes a career average pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to make a real difference to our local community.

Salary details
£29,544 - £31,731 per annum (Scale 6)

N.B: All appointments will be offered at the minimum spinal column point (SCP) for the grade of the role. The only exception to this will be when matching current salary (up to the maximum of the scale), which is subject to evidential proof.

Further information
For an informal discussion, please contact

Lewisham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

We value diversity and welcome applications from all backgrounds.

The post is subject to full Covid vaccination.

For a full job description and person specification, and for further information about the recruitment process, please click on the links below.

To apply please click on 'apply for job' at the top of the page.

Closing date
Monday 11 October 2021, 11:59pm

Interview Date: Monday, 1st November 2021

The Council reserves the right to close adverts early if there is a large response.

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