Registration Officer


Bristol City Council
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Part Time

Employment Type 

Contract

Salary 

£29,777 - £32,076 per annum pro rata

Job Highlights
  • At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high profile organisation.
  • Bristol Register Office is pleased to offer an exciting opportunity to join our busy and experienced registration team, as a part-time secondment.
  • We offer a generous rewards package including membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance.
Job Requirements/Description

Fixed Term until 2nd May 2025, Part Time 18.5 hours per week working Wk1 Thursday and Friday 08:30 – 16:30 Wk 2 Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 08:30 – 16:30.

Bristol Register Office is pleased to offer an exciting opportunity to join our busy and experienced registration team, as a part-time secondment.

Based in the heart of the old city and on a rota basis at our Southmead Hospital office, you will register births, deaths and still births, and take notices of marriage and civil partnerships in accordance with statutory legislation.

You will conduct and register marriages, civil partnerships and citizenships in accordance with registration law and regulation, at our prestigious Grade II* listed Corn Street office as well as at the various licensed venues located across the city of Bristol.

In addition to this, you will perform a variety of administrative duties including producing historical certificates and using and maintaining the office diary appointment system. 

The roles are customer-focused, so successful candidates must demonstrate outstanding interpersonal skills and enjoy working with the public. You will be self–reliant, as well as a great team player. A meticulous care for detail and accuracy is required, as you will be assisting citizens from many diverse backgrounds and cultures at key emotional stages of their lives. 

You will have 5 GCSEs including Maths and English language at Grade C / 4 or above, or relevant demonstrable work experience, as well as administration skills preferably gained in a busy customer facing environment.

The standard working week is Monday to Friday; however you will be asked to work occasional Wednesday evenings on a rota basis. Some Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday work may also be required.  

If you posses the skills we are looking for but do not have registration experience, you will be fully trained and supported by our friendly and expert team.

Please note that this role is not open to flexible working.

Please note that this role is subject to a Basic DBS Check.

Why Bristol City Council? 

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high profile organisation. 

Join us and you’ll receive a generous rewards package including membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future. 

How do I apply? 

If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below. 

To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application. 

Bristol City Council
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Part Time

Employment Type 

Contract

Salary 

£29,777 - £32,076 per annum pro rata

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