Administration Assistant & Secretary

Recruiter
Ashville Knight
Location
Canterbury
Salary
£18,000 per annum
Posted
10 Nov 2019
Closes
15 Nov 2019
Ref
1295597219
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Administration Assistant and Secretary Kent £18,000 - £20,000 A modern and highly accredited solicitor's firm in Canterbury are seeking an Admin Assistant/ Secretary to join the specialist personal injury and clinical negligence teams. They are a successful and reputable solicitor's firm dealing with a range of personal injury/clinical negligence matters to include: Accidents at Work Medical Negligence Fatal Accidents Head Injuries Road Traffic Accident Claims Slips and Trips Principal Duties and Responsibilities Handling incoming enquiries by telephone and meeting and greeting clients and visitors Assist in the completion of requested print, scan, photocopying, binding jobs from the legal departments and ensure that these are completed and delivered in a timely manner. Participate in the distribution of post, DX, couriers, deliveries and supplies around the firm. Procurement of various supplies, including stationery, photocopier equipment, franking etc. Ensuring that stationery stock levels on the floors are sufficiently stocked. Appropriately record incoming supplies against orders made and raising queries with suppliers, if required. Provide basic IT support to all legal departments across the firm, eg. Changing hardware such as screens, keyboards etc. Be flexible by covering for other business support departments such at Reception, Hospitality, Switchboard and Archiving in all offices. Provide and analysis reporting on all areas to ensure that they are achieving their SLAs. Light lifting and carrying of files and equipment. Any other duties as reasonably required by the business. Skills and Requirements Experience within a legal environment. Be able to drive and have your own transport. Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing. Excellent client/customer service. Able to multi-task. Works well under pressure. Must be a team player. Adaptable to change and new initiatives. Previous experience in working with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Be process and deadline driven. Ability to think outside the box and solve problems. Ability to use your own initiative, prioritise incoming work/deadlines whilst working under pressure. Excellent client/customer service with the ability to converse with people at all levels with the business.

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