Part Time Audio-Typist

Recruiter
Get Recruited Ltd
Location
Pontefract
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
10 Aug 2018
Closes
28 Aug 2018
Category
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
LEGAL SECRETARY (PART TIME)

PONTEFRACT

£7040 PER ANNUM

THURSDAY 9 - 5:30, FRIDAY 9 – 5

THE OPPORTUNITY:

We are currently supporting a well-established solicitors firm based in West Yorkshire who are now looking for a PART TIME Legal Secretary to work two days a week (Thursday & Friday)

This role is to be based within the Industrial Disease Department. The candidate must have Legal Secretary experience (Industrial Disease experience would be an advantage)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* To prepare correspondence and documents for fee-earners through audio-typing and word processing
* To administer filing (which will include daily filing) and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the detailed procedures contained in the Office Manual
* To prepare mail and enclosures for collection
* To administer all photocopying
* To make appointments, arrange meetings and to maintain an up-to-date diary for his/her Principal if required to do so
* To check own work to minimise errors and avoid corrections by fee-earners
* To provide support to other Legal Secretaries as required
* To provide guidance to Junior and Temporary Secretaries when required to do so
* To undertake any specific training when required, and overall to have a responsibility towards self-development
* To ensure the confidentiality of all the firm’s and client’s documentation and information.
* Liaise with the HR Department regarding the booking of holidays and cover
* Provide cover for the Receptionist/Admin Assistant, including dealing with calls, assisting with post and any other relevant duties
* Maintaining a high level of client care

IDEAL CANDIDATE:

* Trained in secretarial practice – Essential
* Excellent word-processing and audio-typing skills
* Preferably previous experience as a legal secretary or experience of working in an alternative professional office
* GCSEs at Grade “C”, or the equivalent qualification
* Good organisational ability and client care skills

TO APPLY: Please send CV for Immediate consideration

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