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Court Usher

  • Location:

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

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  • Salary:

    Up to £8.72 per hour

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Job Description

Brook Street are recruiting for Court Ushers to work for a government client based in Bristol.

Main duties include:
* Ushering in a court room, getting parties within the court, collecting witnesses and victims from witness support and bringing them to the court. Assisting with the cloud video platform in court.
* Collecting and delivering files and bundles to the judiciary and clerks ensuring they have the necessary papers
-Providing support to colleagues & judiciary outside of court / hearing times
-General clerical work, including use of computers and Switchboard
-Filling out forms
-Operating recording equipment and maintaining records of recordings of hearings
-Sort and deliver lists of hearings for internal & external notice boards
-Opening, sorting, distributing and dispatching post as required
-Collecting and delivering post from appropriate offices
-Ensuring Court rooms are supplied against requirements for relevant forms and stationary
-Collecting and delivering stationary around the offices
-Including members of the public, judiciary, juries, solicitors and barristers, the police, representatives of external Agencies etc.
-Providing information related to proceedings, escorting court users into and from the building, swearing oaths etc.
-Calling people into court / hearing rooms in priority order, discussing with Court Clerks and Legal Advisers and liaising with the Witness Service as necessary
-Answering face to face enquiries
-Keeping parties informed of changes, for example, of courtrooms and hearing times

Skills and experience required:
-Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
-Good IT skills, with experience in using Microsoft Office
-Strong administration background, with experience in working in an office environment
-Able to work within a team
-Able to prioritise work and prioritise work load.

This is a full-time position working Monday-Friday 0900-1700, with a rate of pay of £8.72 per hour. Under 25 rate is £8.20 per hour.

This is a temporary assignment ongoing until 11/04/2021

If you are interested, please apply below.


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