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Court Usher

  • Location:

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

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  • Salary:

    Up to £8.72 per hour

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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  • Startdate:

    15/07/20 16:35:10

Job Description

My government client is looking for a court usher to join a busy team based at a court in Manchester City Centre.

Please note this is full time temporary role, flexibility will be required to ensure that the court is covered while the hearings are going on.

The role will be varied, but tasks may include but are not limited to the following.

o Collecting and delivering files and bundles to the legal team, ensuring they have the necessary papers
o Providing support to colleagues & the chairman, outside of hearing times
o Limited general clerical work, including use of computers
o Filling out forms
o Sort and deliver lists of hearings for internal & external notice boards

Operating equipment
o Office and court equipment e.g. computers, scanners, photocopiers, video recorders etc.
o Preparing rooms for hearings and clearing the court / hearing room down at the end of the day etc.

Reception of parties to court
o Including members of the public, judiciary, solicitors and barristers, representatives of external Agencies etc.
o Providing information related to the proceedings, escorting inquiry users into and from the hearing room, swearing oaths etc.
o Calling people into hearing rooms in priority order, discussing with legal team and liaising with the Witness Service as necessary
o Answering face to face enquiries
o Keeping parties informed of changes eg, hearing times

Other duties
The post holder is required to work in a flexible way and undertake any other duties reasonably requested by line management which are commensurate with the grade and level of responsibility of this post.

Skills & Qualifications

2 GCSE's at Grade C or above, or equivalent qualifications OR have experience of working with the public in a busy public service environment. Ability to use a computer at the level required for the work.

As this a government role, you will be required to undergo a DBS and provided 3 years worth of references.

If this sounds like the role for you then please apply online.


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