Typist Clerk

Vacancy posted: Monday, 13 February 2017

Salary: Starting Salary: 17,684 per annum
Location: Edinburgh

Closing date: 03 March 2017

Supreme Courts, Edinburgh

Permanent, 37 hours per week

This post is ideally suited to an individual who is keen to gain experience in various aspects of Court work. The successful applicant should be customer focused, flexible, prepared to work as a member of a team, have excellent communication skills and typing experience.

Essentially you will have a typing speed of 40 wpm or RSA Stage III, or equivalent (e.g. Scotvec Typewriting 6, Pitmans Typewriting Advanced First Class Pass OR Civil Service Grading Test or speed test to 40wpm). A typing test will be carried out at interview. Audio and digital recording is used but training will be given.

Duties will include working as part of the main Typing Pool secretariat team which is led by a Typing Manager and consists of 9 Typist-Clerks who provide typing and secretarial services (manuscript, audio and digital) to all Supreme Courts staff and Judges. You will demonstrate flexibility by assisting with Administrative Officer duties in the Offices of the Supreme Courts when required and undertake work shadowing in other departments in order to gain knowledge and experience in those departments.

In return we offer an interesting work environment, various policies aimed at helping you balance the needs of your work and home life, exclusive offers and discounts, access to funding for further education, vocational qualification, 25 days holiday entitlement, 11.5 days Public and Privilege holidays and a Civil Service pension. Opportunities for career progression are also excellent.

If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding opportunity, click Apply Now. For further information on the post please contact Katie Crawford, Supreme Courts, Parliament House, Parliament Square, Edinburgh EH1 1RQ, please see the additional contact options below.

The closing date for the post is 3 March 2017.

Interviews will be held week commencing 20 March 2017.

The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service is exempt from the protections of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). This permits us to ask applicants details of both spent and unspent convictions, along with details of any formal cautions that you may have. Individuals without existing security clearance will always be considered as all successful applicants will require a standard level Disclosure check completed before employment can commence.

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Contact Name kcrawford@scotcourts.gov.uk
Telephone 0131 240 6772
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