Our client located in Leyland is seeking a full-time court usher to work Monday - Friday for 37 hours each week. Occasional Saturday/Bank Holiday cover will be required (on a rota basis) and the need to cover in Preston on a regualr basis is a must.
This is a role which balances both Usher and clerical duties equally allowing you to work where
needed, being an essential first point of contact for all the court users involved in hearings as an
Usher whilst providing excellent general administrative support to the various teams within HMCTS.
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
Whilst initially you will be allocated to a specific court or office base, there will be a need for flexibility
to work on an ad hoc basis at other courthouses and local HMCTS offices.
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 /
Operating recording equipment and maintaining records of
recordings of hearings
Creating, updating, distributing and tracking files, bundles,
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
Maintaining the Court Library (including e-transcripts and
Sorting and delivering lists of hearings for internal andexternal notice boards
Sort and deliver lists of hearings for internal & external notice
Copy/audio typing, completing standard letters, forms,
registers, etc where the information is clearly defined.
Straightforward drafting such as acknowledgements and
receipting, confirmations, court orders, warrants etc.