LEGAL SECRETARY VACANCY FULL TIME
We are looking to recruit Full Time Legal Secretary to be based at our Head Office, Broughton House, 48 West Street, Sheffield. The post will commence in April 2020
The desired applicant will be a hardworking, enthusiastic, team player possessing great interpersonal skills, a good degree of patience and understanding and the ability to work well under pressure. The applicant will be expected to work in an organised and methodical manner with a positive attitude.
- taking calls, dealing with new and existing clients and general enquiries
- diary management
- dealing with all dictation and typing as required
- dealing with all incoming post
- checking Magistrates Court Cells every morning.
- arranging cover for the Police Station when clients are arrested.
|Magistrates Cells – checking if any clients are appearing in Court||Criminal||Daily||First thing every morning|
|CJSM emails||Criminal||Daily||Regular intervals during the day|
|Dictation and admin||Criminal||Daily||As and when required|
|Filing||Criminal||Daily – PM||Every afternoon|
|Post||Criminal||Daily – AM||Organising post for fee earners|
|Answering the Out of Hours Police Station Mobile Phone||Criminal||As and when required during working hours (9am-5pm)|
|Answering incoming calls from reception||Criminal & mental health||Daily||Arrange clients appointments, and general enquiries|
|Arranging prison visits||Criminal||Daily||As and when required|
|Opening files and general admin for crime/mental health||Mental Health||Daily||As and when required|
|Diary management for 4 fee earners||Criminal & Mental Health||Daily||As and when required for Sheffield and Barnsley|
|Prioritising workloads||Daily||Ensure work is completed in line with priorities|
|Help in other depts||All||Daily||If criminal/MH work is complete to help and assist in other depts as and when required.|
The normal working hours of the firm are Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm. We do offer flexible working hours.
Holiday entitlement is 22 days holiday plus all statutory bank holidays. Tuesdays at Easter, May Bank Holiday and August Bank Holiday plus one week at Christmas.
Westfield Health Scheme Membership is included at Level 2
Work Pension is included once the applicant meets the government guidelines. Best contribute to the Employees pension
Salary negotiable depending on experience and qualifications.
BEST Solicitors was set up in April 2001. The aim was to provide access to justice for everyone and bring a personal and professional legal service to people of Sheffield. The partners remain just as committed to these aims in 2020 and are pleased to head up a very dynamic and committed team.
If you think you have the necessary qualities then please apply in writing with your CV to Mrs Beverley Brooke, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
IMPORTANT the closing date is Friday 21st February 2020.
Date: 28 January 2020