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Celebratory Officer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

Are you customer focused, confident and reliable? Then this opportunity could be for you.

The Kent & Bexley Registration Service is looking for Celebratory Officers to register and conduct their civil ceremonies; these include marriages, civil partnerships and renewal of vows.

We have annualised hours contracts available across the county for 248 hours and 136 hours per annum. The salary will be paid in equal monthly instalments over the year regardless of the hours worked that month.

The greatest proportion of the work will take place during peak ceremony times which under normal circumstances will be from June to September inclusive. For which you will be required to work Fridays and/or Saturday’s dependant on your contractual hours. Due to the impact of Covid-19 on ceremonies for the last year this busy period may be extended beyond those months for the interim. Ceremonies also take place on other weekdays and Bank Holidays. During your training period in particular you will need to flexible to consolidate your learning as there may not be sufficient ceremonies in your own district.

Whilst you will be allocated to a District base, the ability to travel across a wide geographical area in a timely and flexible manner at various times of the day is essential. This role can require long periods of standing.

Candidates must be available to attend the following:

Assessment Days which will be held week commencing 1 November 2021

Interviews which will be held week commencing 22 November 2021

Training for successful candidates which will take place during •

Week commencing 17 - 21 January 2022


Week commencing 24 - 28 January 2022

Starting salary is £20,997 pro-rata (This equates to approximately £1475.46 or £2695.56 per annum, depending on the size of the contract taken).

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This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Contact Details

For further information on this role please contact Anna Strange Bennett - District Development & Services Manager  03000 417210

About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.

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