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Admin Officer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £11.88 per hour

  • Contact:

    Northampton Branch

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Job Description

Our client HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) is an agency of the Ministry of Justice. HMCTS provides administrative support for the legal system across England and Wales, ensuring justice works for everyone.

Our justice system defends our fundamental rights and freedoms. It is a cornerstone of our modern society and it must serve all those who call on it, when they call on it. From some of the most vulnerable people in our society, to families in crisis, claimants and commercial businesses - HMCTS has a responsibility to administer a justice system that is accessible to everyone and operates efficiently.

Do you like making a difference? Do you have a keen eye for detail? Do you enjoy communicating with a wide range of people and dealing with complex cases? If you answered 'Yes,' we would love to hear from you.

The Role:
We are recruiting for an exciting Administrator position (Temp), part of the Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service admin team. This is an excellent opportunity to work within the Public Sector and provide an essential service that has a diverse organisation with a wide variety.

You will deliver a wide range of admin work; you'll be contributing towards helping create a more effective, less costly and more responsive justice system for everyone. This includes supporting administration, supporting our independent judiciary and driving improvements across several courts and tribunals in Northampton.

Please Note: You will be working 37 hours per week, Monday - Friday, with a pay rate of £11.88. These are long-term contracts with a potential opportunity to become permanent or a fixed-term contract.

What will be your primary responsibilities?
You will provide essential administrative support to the various court locations in Northampton. The role will involve, but not be limited to, you performing the following:
" Deal with written and verbal communications, including telephone, email, and letter enquiries.
" Complete administrative duties on an ad hoc basis and other grade-appropriate work, contributing to the whole team's work, involving collecting and delivering files and bundles
" Completing filing and post-room duties
" Operating office equipment
" Resulting, checking accuracy and completeness against guidelines or a proforma, e.g.
" Providing support to colleagues
" Creating and maintaining databases, lists, manuals
" Completing documents, including standard letters, forms, applications, orders, records, registers, statistics etc

To apply for this post, you will have:
" Competent in working in an administrative capacity
" Excellent written and speaking English communication to enable telephone and email communication.
" Ability to organise a busy workload to deliver effective results on time and meet changing and complex demands as required
" Experience doing a previous admin role is advantageous but not essential.
" Ability to work with very confidential and sensitive information
" Good IT skills - Demonstrable experience in using Outlook, Excel, and Word in an office environment
" Ability to work calmly and professionally under pressure.
" Strong work ethic and resilience

In return for your demanding work and commitment, working for this organisation can offer you some fantastic benefits: -
" The opportunity to join and work in the public sector
" Learning and development opportunities to grow your career
" Competitive salary of £11.88 per hour (Paid weekly)
" Up 28 days per year (pro-rata) - You will also accrue holiday as you work.
" Wide variety of flexible benefits and working options to suit your lifestyle.
" Full training and induction

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By applying today, you can kickstart our fantastic onboarding process, as well as the ability to develop professionally and gain experience with this incredible government organisation.

At Brook Street, we believe that by harnessing diversity of thought and experience across our company, exceptional things happen. We continually strive for a highly diverse workforce and an inclusive culture where everyone feels valued, listened to and able to discover their personal best.

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