Brook Street are currently working with a client who are seeking 1 x Court Usher for a role to start ASAP on a temporary on-going basis. The location of the client is based in Coventry City Centre.
Have you wanted to work in a fast paced, exciting environment where no day is the same? This is a very exciting role for someone who is looking for variety within the work place, and wanting to work within the courts. Every day brings something different and you will be able to gain and develop many skills. You will be joining a well resourced team that work collectively together.
Your tasks will include preparing the courtroom and keeping order in public areas. There will be an element of meeting and greeting court users and visitors, whilst checking that witnesses, defendants and lawyers are present. You will be keeping people informed of changes to hearing times, and calling the defendant and witnesses into course. Moreover, you will be directing the taking of oaths, and labelling evidence to portray to the judge and jury. There will also be an element of basic administration skills such as inputting data into a computer system, filing and photocopying.
You may also be required to escort the jury to and from the courtroom, be on duty outside the jury room, take messages between the jury and judge and in rare occasions, arrange hotel accommodation if jurors need overnight stay.
To be successful for this role, you will need the following skills:
Strong communication and people skills
Strong problem solving skills
Ability to deal with people in difficult situations
Calmness under pressure
A clear speaking voice
Be able to work in a pressurised environment
Be able to provide 3 years of referencing without any gaps.
Benefits of working for Brook Street:
Your own specialist consultant and a supportive, proactive team of consultants
Advice on the industry, interview tips and CV advice
A user-friendly, easy Time sheet process
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If you are interested in the above opportunity, or looking for a similar role, then please get in touch. We are welcoming to hear from anyone with the relevant experience, or skills to put forward for this role or to discuss all of our roles.
If you are interested in this role, please apply with CV and should you be successful, one of our team members will be in touch with you to discuss your application. Please note that we can only accept candidates with the Right to Work in the UK.