Receptionist/Administrator – Office Based

Our client is seeking a Full-Time/Part-Time Receptionist/Office Assistant required for their busy firm of Solicitors, (office based role).

The suitable applicant will have previous experience of customer service, general administration, secretarial skills and will be expected to provide support across the firm, including the following duties:

  • Primarily covering reception and assisting clients as and when required
  • Assisting with postal duties
  • Assisting with storage and filing procedures
  • Providing back-up secretarial cover

The candidate must:

  • Have good keyboard skills (average typing speed of at least 40wpm preferred but not essential)
  • Be able to use Word and Excel for document production
  • Type using audio digital dictation (preferred but not essential)
  • Manage emails and electronic diary through Outlook
  • Have good communication skills to liaise with clients and all other parties involved in the legal process
  • Be able to prioritise workload
  • Follow the firm’s procedures
  • Have good numeracy and written skills
  • Have good secretarial skills including filing and organisation of documents

In addition, the candidate will be a good organiser, able to communicate with clients and others, able to work under pressure and conclude assigned tasks efficiently and accurately. Previous experience of working in a solicitors’ practice would be an advantage.

The hours of work are full-time, between 9.00am and 5.30pm with one hour for lunch

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