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Court Usher - South Tyneside Law Court

  • Location:

    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £9.94 per hour

  • Contact:

    Newcastle CL

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months +

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Job Description

Are you confident and able to talk to anyone? Do you have a passion for excellent customer service?
If you're good with people, professional and like to be in the thick of the action, you may like the idea of a temporary role with a local Court.

Brook Street is currently recruiting a Court Usher who will be based in South Tyneside. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established local Government Department. If you enjoy working as part of a busy team and providing first-class assistance and advice to customers, then we want you to apply for this role.

To succeed in the role, you will have the following skills and attributes:

Customer Service as your number 1 priority
Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
Remains calm and polite when dealing with people
Able to pass on important information to all relevant stakeholders promptly and clearly, with tact and honesty
Is approachable, non-judgemental, honest and respects confidences in dealing with others
Proficient in systems as well as prepared to learn new in-house systems
Confident and Enthusiastic in all that you do

The role is a Court Usher, supporting the business dealing with both internal and external customers. Duties will include, but not be restricted to:

Welcoming and giving direction to all visitors to the Court that are using the Court Rooms or Hearing Rooms that you are covering that day
Liaise with Judges and Legal Teams as required
Provide General Administration support during cases
Swear in Witnesses
Update records on the in-house computer system
Data Entry
Ad Hoc duties as and when required by the client

This assignment is for 3 months initially, depending on start date, but has the opportunity to be extended beyond that initial period. The job is based on a 37 hour week, working Monday to Friday. Location is ideal for public transport. This client offers a Pay Rate of £9.94 per. hour.

If this job is for you, please apply. Looking forward to speaking with all shortlisted candidates!


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