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Executive Officer/Crown Court Clerk

Job Description

The Ministry of Justice - Executive Officer
Location: Bradford City Centre
Hours: Monday - Friday (37 hours)

Pay: Between 8.35 - 10.97ph

This is an ongoing temporary position with the possibility of a further extension or a permanent placement, at the discretion of the business requirements.

Role Overview:
We are currently recruiting for 1 full time Executive Officer to join the Team at the Courts with our client, The Ministry of Justice based in Bradford City Centre. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an organisation that offers training and a great working environment. The key purpose of the role is to manage the courtrooms to ensure that cases are dealt with promptly in liaison with the judiciary, legal professionals and staff.

- ensure that a comprehensive log is kept of representation order and that a judges report is available at all sentence hearings

- accurately prepare case summaries for resident judge

- ensure that applications for representation orders are checked and approved upon authorisation of the judge

- undertake any allocated tasks as part of the role I.e. PA role to Judiciary when required; arranging marshalling and swearing in of Justices

- ensure efficient through put of listed work in the allocated court room on a daily basis; giving appropriate support to judiciary and keeping the list office and other agencies fully appraised of developments

What we are looking for:
" Ability to work within a team
" Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
" Competent user of Microsoft packages
" Excellent customer service

" Ability to work with people on all levels

"Team leading experience desirable but not essential

*Please note working for the Ministry of Justice will require you to have photographic ID. This can be a Full-length Birth Certificate supported by a driving or provisional licence in your current address OR an in-date passport*

PLEASE NOTE: You must be able to pass a criminal 'DBS' check


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