Up to £13.21 per hour + Holiday and Pension
Bristol CL1 Team
about 1 month ago
Brook Street are currently recruiting for a Admin PA support working for the Government Legal Department Based in Bristol
Location: BS1 6EW Hybrid working
First 4 weeks in office to train and integrate with the team
Pay Rate is £13.21 per hour
This is a full-time role working 37 hours per week, Monday-Friday-9-5pm with Hybrid working
This is a temporary contract until September 2024
Start Date: ASAP
Interviews being Held in the next 2 weeks
The Government Legal Department (GLD) is the largest provider of legal services across government, working with all the main Whitehall departments. From roads to rivers, and from health to human rights, our work touches on most aspects of public life. We have over 14 teams who provide legal advice on the development, design and implementation of government policies and decisions, draft secondary legislation and work with Parliamentary Counsel on primary legislation. Our vision is to be trusted by government to provide excellent and value for money services, to be known throughout the legal profession for the quality of our work, and to be the best employer for our people.
PURPOSE OF JOB
" To provide a high quality and cost effective administrative and case work support service to the team.
" To be accountable for all aspects of each allocated task from outset to job completion.
" To Provide
KEY TASKS - CASE WORK SUPPORT
The purpose of the role is to provide effective and efficient administrative support to case holding, providing an effective service to the legal teams and wider EG. You will need to be well organised and able to take the initiative and work closely with others and have good oral and written communications skills. The role will include but not be exclusive to:
o Preparing letters, Court documents and instructions to Counsel with the basic details required, using the relevant templates.
o Gather requested case reports from electronic legal resources to assist lawyers in their legal research.
" Assisting in the finding and booking of Counsel for advice, conferences and hearings.
o Liaising with Counsel, experts, the Court and the client including overseeing the dispatch, collection and return of case documents including through arranging couriers and via egress platform.
o Maintaining electronic records in the G Drive and Case Management System including sweeping up, weeding and closing files.
o Document management throughout the lifetime of a litigation case including photocopying draft bundles for disclosure and hearings (whether in hard copy or electronic form) including indexing/paginating/redactions etc.
o Help with hearing preparation, liaising with the Employment Tribunal, printing/sharing bundles, dealing with audio/video files and other administrative arrangements
o Complying with LEXCEL requirements and assisting the Team Leader and team as a whole in ensuring compliance.
" Contributing to team knowledge sharing systems and taking minutes of team meetings as per rota.
o Assisting with client case matters, as appropriate.
o Supporting the wider litigation team, including acting as a training buddy when needed.
" Proactively managing diaries and inbox management for Directors and
Deputy Directors and Arranging meetings / Booking Training
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.
Brook Street is a Disability Confident Leader, and we have also hold Gold Award status from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.
Our supply of Contingent Workers to the Public Sector Resourcing Framework (PSR) has driven us to take further steps in supporting candidates with disabilities or veterans. Through our Guaranteed Interview Scheme, we offer candidates with disabilities and veteran who meet the stipulated criteria for the role, a guaranteed interview with a PSR Sourcer.
Should you identify as a candidate with a disability or a veteran, we encourage you to reach out to us via email at , providing the role's navigation link and your qualifications. We are committed to engaging with you.
Throughout the application process we will discuss any reasonable adjustments needed. Your comfort and accessibility are of utmost importance to us, and we are eager to ensure a seamless communication journey.