Support Staff Vacancies

Full time Legal Secretary/Assistant Private Client Team – Sidmouth

Due to retirement we are looking for a highly motivated private client secretary/assistant to work in our Sidmouth office for the Team. You will be required to pick up overflow typing within the Team, cover reception on occasions and assist generally so a flexible approach to duties is essential.

To apply for this position you will need to have excellent attention to detail, accuracy and presentation and be able to audio/touch type at speeds in excess of 65wpm.

The role is varied and includes:

  • digital audio typing
  • diary and brought forward management
  • telephone contact with clients
  • file opening and management

The right candidate would have the following attributes:

  • Be prepared to work extremely hard for a very committed team.
  • Have a sense of humour.
  • Display a pleasant manner in dealing with colleagues and clients. Tact and resilience are essential qualities.
  • An effective communicator, both orally and in writing, having a good command of written English.
  • Personally efficient and well organised, with good control of diary systems and competent with computer facilities.
  • Ability to work and respond calmly under pressure in a busy environment.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Able to audio type at speeds in excess of 65wpm.
  • Full time hours – Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.15pm with one hour for lunch.

Salary at market rate commensurate with experience.


 

Full time Legal Assistant – Family Team – Exeter

Due to re-organisation of the team we are looking for a full time Legal Assistant to work in our Exeter office for two busy childcare lawyers.   A flexible approach to duties and experience of Public and Private Law Children work, including use of CCMS is essential.

To apply for this position you will need to have excellent attention to detail, accuracy and presentation and be able to audio/touch type at speeds in excess of 65wpm.

The role is varied and includes:

  • digital audio typing
  • diary and brought forward management
  • telephone contact with clients
  • file opening and management
  • Bundle compiling, updating and management
  • Legal Aid Applications and administration

The right candidate would have the following attributes:

  • Be prepared to work extremely hard for a very committed team.
  • Have a sense of humour.
  • Display a pleasant manner in dealing with colleagues and clients. Tact and resilience are essential qualities.
  • An effective communicator, both orally and in writing, having a good command of written English.
  • Personally efficient and well organised, with good control of diary systems and competent with computer facilities.
  • Ability to work and respond calmly under pressure in a busy environment.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Able to audio type at speeds in excess of 65wpm.
  • Full time hours – Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.15pm with one hour for lunch.

Salary at market rate commensurate with experience.


 

Application

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If you are interested in any vacancy advertised please email your CV to pmj@fordsimey.co.uk or download an application form from our website or telephone Pauline Jury on the telephone number below to request one.