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Court Usher - Ministry of Justice

  • Location:

    Sheffield

  • Sector:

    Customer Service

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Up to £11.44 per hour

  • Contact:

    Leeds CL

  • Contact email:

    LeedsCL.branch@brookstreet.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HU0861_1713450094

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:

    22/04/2024

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Description

Court Usher - Ministry of Justice

Location: Sheffield

Pay: £11.44

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 Responsibilities?

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:

Brook Street are proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant and as such, we guarantee to interview all candidates who are veterans or spouses/partners of military personnel, and who meet all the essential criteria for the vacancy.

As a Disability Confident Leader, and holder of the Gold Award status from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, Brook Street, as a supplier to the Public Sector Resourcing Framework (PSR), will offer you a guaranteed interview with a PSR Sourcer.

Should you identify as a candidate with a disability and/or as a veteran or spouse/partner of military personnel and meet all the essential criteria for the role, we encourage you to reach out to us via the Brook Street website. Here you will find a link to register your interest and state the role that you are interested in. We are committed to engaging with you.

In cases where we have a high volume of ex-military candidates/military spouses/partners, who meet all of the essential criteria, Brook Street will interview the best candidates from within that group.

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