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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £11.59 - £11.88 per hour

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  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Duration:


  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    Vetting pending

Job Description

Exciting Administrative Support Opportunity at Basingstoke Law Court!

Brook Street is thrilled to offer a fantastic full-time role within Basingstoke Law Court. Join a dynamic and fast-paced office environment, working closely with the Case Progression Officer. This is a unique chance to be a part of the Ministry of Justice and gain invaluable experience.

Why You'll Love This Role:

  • Work-Life Balance: Enjoy a full-time schedule of 37 hours per week, from 09:00 to 17:30, ensuring your evenings are free.
  • Career Growth: This temporary 6-month contract offers the possibility of extension, providing stability and the potential for long-term career advancement.
  • Competitive Pay: Start at £11.59 per hour, increasing to £11.88 per hour after just 12 working weeks.
  • Location: London Road, Basingstoke, RG21 4AB.

What You'll Be Doing:

As an essential part of the admin team, you'll handle a variety of tasks that are crucial to the smooth operation of the court. You will:

  • Correspondence: Deal with correspondence, preparing and drafting letters and emails with professionalism and attention to detail.
  • Document Processing: Handle the processing of applications and court documents, ensuring accuracy and adherence to administrative procedures.
  • Answering the Phone: Manage incoming calls, providing assistance and directing inquiries appropriately.
  • Data Entry: Accurately input data into spreadsheets and court systems, maintaining meticulous records.
  • Court Fees Accuracy: Ensure the accurate entry of court fees, verifying all financial data for correctness.
  • Remote Payments: Assist with taking remote payments, handling transactions securely and efficiently.
  • Collaboration and Communication: Regularly interact with court users, judiciary members, legal professionals, and the public, ensuring effective communication and smooth processes.
  • Data Management: Collate and analyse complex information, frequently using Excel to maintain accuracy and efficiency.
  • Liaison Duties: Act as a bridge between the courtroom, judiciary, and the public, ensuring seamless coordination and support.
  • Routine Preparation: Assist with the preparation of routine documents and maintain orderly administrative processes.

What We're Looking For:

  • Good with Maths and Numbers: Strong numerical skills, comfortable handling financial data.
  • Data Accuracy: Ability to accurately input financial data into spreadsheets, ensuring precision and attention to detail.
  • Customer Service Skills: Excellent customer service abilities, with a focus on providing courteous and efficient support.
  • Initiative and Teamwork: Able to work independently and as part of a team, demonstrating self-motivation and collaboration.
  • IT Skills: Comfortable with spreadsheets and basic IT applications, particularly Office 365.
  • Experience: Previous experience in an administrative role is desirable but not essential.

This role is perfect for someone who is organised, detail-oriented, and eager to contribute to the justice system's efficiency. You will be a vital part of a supportive team, making a real difference in the community.

*The offered candidate is subject to a vetting - basic DBS clearance and an activity check for the last 3 years.

Brook Street is proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant and guarantees to interview all candidates who are veterans or spouses/partners of military personnel, and who meet all the essential criteria for the vacancy.

As a Disability Confident Leader, and holder of the Gold Award status from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, Brook Street, as a supplier to the Public Sector Resourcing Framework (PSR), will offer you a guaranteed interview with a PSR Sourcer.

Should you identify as a candidate with a disability and/or as a veteran or spouse/partner of military personnel and meet all the essential criteria for the role, we encourage you to reach out to us via the Brook Street website. Here you will find a link to register your interest and state the role that you are interested in. We are committed to engaging with you.

In cases where we have a high volume of ex-military candidates/military spouses/partners who meet all of the essential criteria, Brook Street will interview the best candidates from within that group.

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