Brook Street are proud to advertise a temporary position at Portsmouth Magistrates Court , the role is for 6 months and is full time working 37 hours a week Monday to Friday.
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 HMCTS.
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.
If you are interested then either apply through the advert or contact us on 02380338274