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Crown Court Clerk

  • Location:

    Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

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  • Salary:

    £10.21 - £10.97 per hour

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    5 Months

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Job Description

Crown Court Clerk

We are currently recruiting for a Crown Court Clerk to work with one of our fantastic Public Sector clients in Leamington with occasional travel to Warwick.

This a 5-month temporary position with possible extension, but one in which you would be able to gain valuable exposure/experience working within the Public Sector.

If you have worked within the Public sector before this would be advantageous but not essential. If you have transferable law or administration experience, then we would love to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities to include:

" To manage the courtrooms to ensure that cases are dealt with promptly in liaison with judiciary, legal profession, and staff to ensure that all subsequent results are accurately & promptly recorded in line with targets. Also, to ensure that all ancillary duties are carried out effectively.
" To ensure efficient through put of listed work in allocated courtroom daily, giving appropriate support to judiciary and keeping the List Office and other agencies fully appraised of developments when necessary.
" To meet with the judge before sitting and to be available in Court as required.
" To maintain full recording of hearings suing DARTS technology ensuring accurate audio allocation to correct cases.
" To sit in court on a daily and ensure that cases called on time, all parties are in court at appropriate time. Correct phraseology used for arraignment, empanelling, taking verdicts.
" To maintain the court file including accurate recording of relevant matters and judicial decisions, accurate completion of Exhibit log and crest orders and all subsequent forms, orders and results exported onto the portal within target.
" Ensure that appropriate codes of conduct are applied to the courtroom and other areas of the court premises whilst sitting and during the adjournments and to actively intervene and encourage compliance.
" To ensure that obligations under the Victims Code and the standards under the Witness Charter are complied with.
" Comply with HMCTS values, policies and procedures (including diversity, attendance and discipline)
" Maintain effective working relationships with judiciary, supporting agencies, voluntary and user groups.

Candidate requirements:

Have a strong communication and organisational skills
Have good IT skills
Be able to remain calm under pressure
Be able to work with very confidential and sensitive information

Be able to provide 3 years of referencing and pass an Enhanced DBS check

Standard hours are 37 hours per week Monday - Friday
Pay rate of £10.21 per hour rising to £10.97 after 12 weeks, which is paid weekly.

If you feel that this role is one that would interest you and you have the right attributes, then please apply online or email a copy of your CV to review.


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