Our client located in Carlisle, is seeking a Court Usher to ensure the smooth running of the courts & assist with daily administrative tasks. This is a full-time role covering Monday-Friday for 37 hours each week. There will also be a requirement to work a Saturday (usually 1 in every 6).
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 efficiently.
Duties include, yet are not limited to:
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
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
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.
Amending standard instructions, manuals and directories, circulating and distributing documents, journals etc