Brook Street are currently recruiting for a Court Usher to work for a government client based in Truro.
Main duties include:
-Collecting and delivering files to the judiciary and clerks-Providing support to colleagues & judiciary outside of court / hearing times. -Operating recording equipment and maintaining records of recordings of hearings.
-Creating, updating, distributing and tracking files, bundles, documents, tapes.
-Creating and/or maintaining databases, lists, manuals; completing documents including standard letters, forms, applications, orders, records, registers, statistics etc with clearly defined information using electronic and paper systems.
-Maintaining the Court Library (including e-transcripts and books).
-Sorting and delivering lists of hearings for internal and external notice boards.
-Sort and deliver lists of hearings for internal & external notice boards.
-Opening, sorting, distributing and dispatching post Collecting and delivering post from appropriate offices.
-Office and court equipment e.g. computers, fax machines, scanners, photocopiers, switchboards, franking machines, messaging equipment, tape, and video recorders etc.
-Preparing rooms for hearings, tribunals, trials, meetings and clearing the court / hearing room down at the end of the day etc.
-Using electronic diaries, booking rooms and accommodation, making travel arrangements.
-Including members of the public, judiciary, juries, solicitors and barristers, the police, representatives of external Agencies etc. into Court / hearing rooms.
-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 e.g. of courtrooms and hearing times.
Skills and experience required:
-Strong administrative skills, with experience in working within an office environment
-Excellent customer service skills
-Good communication skills both written and verbal
-Good IT skills, with experience in using Microsoft Teams
-Able to work as part of a team
This is a full time position working Monday-Friday 37 hours per week
Rate of pay is £8.91 per hour
This is a temporary assignment ongoing until 30/11/2021 with a possibility of an extension
If you are interested, please apply below!