Administrative Assistant based in Swinton (Temp to Perm) New

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    Full time, Temp-Perm

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Our client, a successful Legal firm are looking for an Administrative Assistant based in Swinton.  Working in the Crime department, this position is offered on a temp to perm basis initially and the successful candidate will be joining a small team undertaking all administration duties.

The main duties of this Administrative Assistant based in Swinton will include:

  • Assisting in the reception area, answering calls in a timely and professional manner
  • Welcoming visitors to the office in a professional manner
  • Ensuring the electronic and manual diaries are maintained and up to date
  • Booking Prison visits and video conferences for Fee Earners and sending out relevant documentation
  • Supporting the Police Station and Court Administrators
  • Opening case files and entering the details on the client database system
  • Ensuring all Police Station and Court dates are recorded in the relevant diaries
  • Liaising with clients, staff and external agencies regarding police station and court dates
  • Ensuring the company have a representative to attend client visits
  • Ensuring all Police Station attendances are logged with the Duty Solicitor Call Centre
  • Liaising with Head Office to ensure all new enquiries are dealt with in a timely manner
  • Maintaining client data
  • Liaising with clients with regards to fees
  • Assisting with the opening of Magistrate files
  • Ensuring all closed files are ready for costing in line with the LAA guidelines
  • All associated administration duties

The successful applicant for this Administrative Assistant based in Swinton will possess:

  • A professional telephone manner in a busy and sometimes stressful environment
  • Experience of all MS Office products including Word, Excel and email
  • The ability to deal with people at all levels
  • A strong team player
  • Able to be adaptable and flexible in order to respond to the changing demands of a legal environment
  • Previous administration experience in an office environment
  • Previous experience within a legal environment would be advantageous but not essential

In return the company offer a salary of £18,000 per annum on a permanent basis and the opportunity to join a successful firm that values its staff.

This role is offered on a full time basis and the hours of work will be:

9.00am – 5.30pm Monday – Thursday

9.00am – 5.00pm Friday

If you have all the skills and attributes listed above and are available to commence employment on a temporary basis, please apply today and we will contact you by return.

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