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Legal Assistant (with HR Support) - Resources Case worker

  • Employer: Guildford Borough Council
  • Reference: 2/22/213572
  • Published: Fri 30/09/2022, 11:26 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 21/10/2022, 16:30 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £25,242 - £28,176
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Millmead House Offices, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB, Surrey

We are seeking to appoint a Legal Assistant (with HR Support) - Resources Case Worker for an interesting, varied and challenging role supporting the work of a Legal Service.  Working within a team of Caseworkers you will provide a comprehensive and efficient administrative service.

What you need to succeed in this role:

At a minimum, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • A proactive approach, with strong administrative skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and confidence in dealing with people at all levels
  • Conscientious attitude with excellent attention to detail and accuracy skills
  • Be able to multi task and plan and prioritise work effectively
  • A good standard of numeracy and literacy
  • Strong IT skills including intermediate levels of Word and Excel

It would be great if you also have:

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to take the initiative
  • Are a quick learner

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Process daily incoming post
  • Prepare Legal documents for signing/sealing under instruction from Legal specialists
  • Respond to email enquiries from conveyancing solicitors regarding Leaseholder enquiries co-ordinating the responses from specialists across the organisation
  • Maintain and update relevant databases
  • Process requests for Road closures and issue orders with guidance from specialists
  • Provide support as required for other officers within the caseworker team

What's in it for you?

With some 700 employees, we are a diverse organisation delivering a wide range of services and employing people with an even broader range of skills.  We are eager to attract the best so we offer well established flexible working arrangements including the ability to vary your start and finish times where the business allows.  We also offer many other benefits including health and wellbeing initiatives and discount off a range of well known high street shops and supermarkets.  The role attracts a salary of £23197 - £25242 per annum and an annual leave entitlement of 22 days plus bank holidays.

A basic Disclosure and Barring Service check is required for the successful applicant prior to appointment.

If you would like to know more about the role email Jude Couzens at jude.couzens@guildford.gov.uk

Closing date: Friday 21 October 2022

Interviews will be held: tbc

Successful candidates will be expected to work in an agile way with both home and office-based working.

Downloads

  • Information for candidates
  • Organisational Culture framework
  • Reference form for posts with DBS check (enhanced or regulated only)
  • Reference Form for posts with no DBS standard or enhanced check
  • Role Profile
  • Employer: Guildford Borough Council
  • Reference: 2/22/213572
  • Published: Fri 30/09/2022, 11:26 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 21/10/2022, 16:30 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £25,242 - £28,176
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Millmead House Offices, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB, Surrey

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