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Court Usher

  • Location:

    Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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    Admin & Secretarial

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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  • Startdate:

    27/07/20 16:26:00

Job Description

Currently seeking a Court Usher to start immediately, subject to compliance checks. To be considered for this role, you must already have an Enhanced DBS on the update service. The position is an temporary ongoing one, based at the Courts in Shrewsbury, the role is full time, working 37 hours a week, Monday to Friday paying £8.72 per hour.

Job Description

The Court Usher role is considered a business critical post. The Court Usher acts as an essential first point of contact for all the court users involved in hearings, including members of the public, judiciary, juries, solicitors and barristers, the police, representatives of external Agencies, etc.

There will be regular contact with the judiciary, assisting the administrative staff with the smooth flow of court work. You will meet members of the public and their legal representatives; prepare court /hearing rooms and complete documentation, as well as ensuring the court runs smoothly and efficiently. You will also carry out some general clerical work as required to support the work of the Court.

Although many of the tasks are straightforward, regulated by well-established guidelines and/or detailed instructions, an Usher needs to be prepared to react quickly and professionally to situations, some of which may be unexpected. You will be comfortable in dealing sensitively and professionally with people from all walks of life; many of whom may be vulnerable and under stress. Ushers work within a team with regular management support and are responsible for their own time.

This role will require an enhanced DBS to be in place before starting, if you have one already on the update service then that`s an advantage!

If you feel you have relevant experience and are interested in this role, please apply through the advert directly.


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