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Court Usher - Ministry of Justice

  • Location:

    Sheffield

  • Sector:

    Customer Service

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Up to £10.95 per hour

  • Contact:

    Leeds CL

  • Contact email:

    LeedsCL.branch@brookstreet.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    MOJ6402_1705418156

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:

    15/02/2024

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Description

Court Usher - Ministry of Justice

Location: Sheffield

Pay: £10.95

Job Type: Temporary

Sector: Public Sector

Hours: 37 hours a week

A Little Bit About Us:

Brook Street have grown into one of the UK's leading recruitment agencies − matching thousands of people with meaningful job opportunities at more than 4,500 companies every year. Delivering a quality service to suit the needs of clients and candidates alike was important to our founder Margery Hurst and it remains important to us today.

Recruitment is about so much more than just filling job vacancies. It's about giving people the chance to unleash their full potential, through their perfect new role.

About the Client:

The Ministry of Justice is a major government department, at the heart of the justice system. They work to protect and advance the fundamentals of justice. Their vision is to deliver a world-class justice system that works for everyone in society.

What Will Be Your Day to Day Tasks?

The Court Usher acts as an essential first point of contact for all the court users involved in hearings. There will be regular contact with the judiciary, assisting the administrative staff with the smooth flow of court work. To do so your duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Collecting and delivering files and bundles to the judiciary and clerks ensuring they have the necessary papers
  • Providing aid to colleagues & judiciary outside of court / hearing times
  • General clerical work, including use of computers and Switchboard
  • Filling out forms
  • Operating recording equipment and maintaining records of recordings of hearings
  • Sort and deliver lists of hearings for internal & external notice boards

What's in this for you?

Applying for a Court Usher role offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the smooth functioning of the justice system. As a Court Usher, you play a vital role in maintaining order in courtrooms, guiding participants through legal processes and ensuring the proceedings run efficiently.

This position provides valuable exposure to legal proceedings, enhancing your knowledge of the judicial system and also offers a chance to develop strong organisational and relational skills, as you interact with judges, lawyers and the public.

Serving as a Court Usher not only allows you to witness the legal process firsthand but also provides a sense of civic duty by assisting the administration of justice in your community.

This client would be the ideal fit for yourself if you are pursuing a career in Law, Administration or Criminology as well!

Diversity in the workplace

At Brook Street, we believe that by harnessing diversity of thought and experience across our company, exceptional things happen. We continually strive for a highly diverse workforce and an inclusive culture where everyone feels valued, listened to and able to discover their personal best.

Brook Street is a Disability Confident Leader, and we have also hold Gold Award status from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

Our supply of Contingent Workers to the Public Sector Resourcing Framework (PSR) has driven us to take further steps in supporting candidates with disabilities or veterans. Through our Guaranteed Interview Scheme, we offer candidates with disabilities and veteran who meet the stipulated criteria for the role, a guaranteed interview with a PSR Sourcer.

Should you identify as a candidate with a disability or as a veteran, we encourage you to reach out to us via the Brook Street website. Here you will find a link to register your interest and the role that you are interested in. We are committed to engaging with you.


Throughout the application process we will discuss any reasonable adjustments needed. Your comfort and accessibility are of utmost importance to us, and we are eager to ensure a seamless communication journey.

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