Legal Secretary - FTC

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Salary: £competitive
Location: Edinburgh

Legal Secretary – 6 month FTC

Protection society with offices across the UK are looking for a legal secretary to cover an initial 6 month FTC

Responsibilities will be to provide secretarial, administrative and communicative support to the team, the wider department and, when necessary, the Professional Services Division, with the object of supporting the overall delivery of world class service and timely responses to requests for assistance.

Provide an effective and proactive administrative and secretarial service to the team, using own initiative where necessary. In the absence of the Adviser, ensuring that his/her workload is effectively managed and appropriately prioritised

Deal with members of the society on the telephone, together with solicitors and others involved in the business, ensuring that all enquiries are dealt with promptly and followed up fully resulting in the appropriate response. To ensure effective daily communication with all other departments.

The team work very closely with other departments within the Professional Services Division and it is important to ensure that good working relationships are maintained with those departments

Maintaining individual diaries, taking account of the department’s needs. Managing the administration of internal processes to ensure that files are kept orderly and complete.

Developing and maintaining systems within the medical department. Dealing promptly with any enquiries coming into the department and arranging travel requirements.

Working as part of a team, the secretary will contribute to achieving team targets.

Seek out areas where the work can be performed more effectively by accepting delegated tasks and developing existing processes at a personal and departmental and divisional level, and to ensure that documentation is of a high standard and is in accordance with the house style.

The ideal candidate will have

  • RSA II, III or equivalent
  • Outlook and Word (intermediate level)
  • Audio typing
  • Shorthand

Please get in touch with Sharri Plimbley Associates to find out more.

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Contact Name Sharri Plimbley
Telephone 07841764634
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