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Court Usher based in Worcester town

Job Description

Job title: Court Usher
Hours: 37 office hours
Location: Worcester town centre
Hourly rate: £8.21 per hour, until 31.12.19

My client is a well-known government organisation based in Worcester town centre looking to recruit an admin officer.


Court Usher responsibilities:
The is for role of a Court Usher for the County Court with some administrative duties as required. You will be working closely with the judiciary by managing the daily hearing lists and working on the main reception desk in the Combined Court (covering both County and Crown court jurisdictions so will be dealing with judges, the legal profession, litigants, jurors, witness and defendants).
Duties will include:
-Liaising with Court Clerks and accurate filing of court files
-Communicate and work closely with the judiciary by managing daily hearing lists
-Liaising with Court Clerks, supporting listing and rota arrangements
-Working on the main reception desk providing excellent customer service by assisting all court users
-Preparing rooms for hearings, trials, meetings, etc
-Preparing papers and files for court hearings and meetings
-Preparing court documents and routine correspondence
-General photocopying and filing
-Creating and updating records on in-house computer systems
-Data inputting resulting courts accurately, interpreting accurately the information required on a court file
-To work to workload targets in terms of throughput and accuracy
-Acting as an administrative liaison with internal and/or external sources
-Handling counter (face to face), written and telephone enquiries
-Collecting and delivering files and bundles to the judiciary and clerks ensuring they have the necessary papers
-Creating, updating, distributing and tracking files, bundles, documents, tapes
-Creating and/or maintaining databases, lists, manuals; completing documents including standard letters, forms, applications, orders, records, registers, statistics etc. with clearly defined information using electronic and paper systems
-Maintaining the Court Library (including e-transcripts and books)
-Sorting and delivering lists of hearings for internal and external notice boards
-Copy/audio typing, completing standard letters, forms, registers, etc. where the information is clearly defined.
-Straightforward drafting such as acknowledgements and receipting, confirmations, court orders, warrants etc
-Amending standard instructions, manuals and directories, circulating and distributing documents, journals etc
-Opening, sorting, distributing and dispatching post
-Collecting and delivering post from appropriate offices


Court Usher desired Skills and Experience:
-Administrative experience with a good knowledge of and experience in using Microsoft Office
-Good communication skills, both oral and written
-Good typing skills

For more information on the Court Usher please contact Sarah on 01905 731591 or

**Due to the nature of this position we will need to undertake a criminal record check which incurs a cost, this is refunded to you once you have completed 6 weeks in the assignment**

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