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Court Usher based in Worcester town

Job Description

Job title: Court Usher
Hours: 37 standard office hours
Location: Worcester town
Hourly rate: (see below)
£8.21 per hour for under 25 years old
£8.72 per hour for over 25 years old
longer temp temporary contract (duration unknown)
Start date: Subject to sufficient 3-year references and enhanced DBS check

My client is a well-known government organisation based in Worcester town looking to recruit a Court Usher.

Court Usher responsibilities:
- Liaising with Court Clerks and accurate filing of court files
- Communicate and work closely with the judiciary by managing daily hearing lists
- Liaising with Court Clerks, supporting listing and rota arrangements
- Working on the main reception desk providing excellent customer service by assisting all court users
- Preparing rooms for hearings, trials, meetings, etc
- Preparing papers and files for court hearings and meetings
- Preparing court documents and routine correspondence
- General photocopying and filing
- Creating and updating records on in-house computer systems
- Data inputting
- Resulting courts accurately, interpreting accurately the information required on a court file
- To work to workload targets in terms of throughput and accuracy
- Acting as an administrative liaison with internal and/or external sources
- Handling counter (face to face), written and telephone enquiries
- Collecting and delivering files and bundles to the judiciary and clerks ensuring they have the necessary papers
- Creating, updating, distributing and tracking files, bundles, documents and 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
- 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 and warrants etc.
- Amending standard instructions, manuals and directories, circulating and distributing documents and journals etc
- Opening, sorting, distributing and dispatching post
- Collecting and delivering post from appropriate offices

Court Usher desired Skills and Experience:
- Administrative experience with a good knowledge of and experience in using Microsoft Office
- Good communication skills, both oral and written
- Good typing skills

**Due to the nature of this position we will need to undertake a criminal record check which incurs a cost of £44.00, this is refunded to you once you have completed 6 weeks in the assignment**


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