Administrative Assistant - Legal Services

5 days left

Town Hall, CV11 5AA
£13,048 - £13,309 Actual Salary Per annum
15 Sep 2021
03 Oct 2021
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Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Flexible hours
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council is a small Council with big values. We are committed to ensuring our services are delivered to the highest possible standard and we put the customer at the forefront of everything we do. By working for us you will become part of the team and will play your part in serving our community.
We are currently recruiting for an Administrative Assistant in the Legal Services Department, to work with a highly motivated and close-knit team.

The role is to provide efficient and confidential administrative support to the Legal Services Team and is wide ranging and involves a variety of tasks ranging from distributing the post, file opening, updating and records management, dealing with basic queries, sealing documents, assisting with requests for information and assisting in the preparation of legal documentation and court bundles.

This role is Part-time at 25 hours per week and Fixed term until 31st March 2022
The successful candidate will have excellent organisational skills to prioritise a diverse workload and working with the legal services team to meet strict deadlines. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both verbally and in writing dealing with enquiries, through varying mediums, consistent with the provision of a first line support service and ensuring messages are passed onto relevant persons for action ensuring confidentiality where required. Experience in using MS-Office and databases is essential as is a flexible approach and the ability to work as part of a team.
We are looking for candidates with;

• Educated to level 2 on the National Qualification Framework. Including English and Maths • Experience of providing administrative support, preferably in a legal environment • Experience of producing documentation within set guidelines to a high standard • Experience of using MS-Office, ICT applications and databases • The ability to maintain confidentiality • A flexible, proactive approach • Good oral and written communication skills • Effective interpersonal skills to build and maintain effective working relationships both internally and externally • The ability to organise and prioritise a diverse workload and meet strict targets and deadlines • The ability to work within a team and at times on your own initiative, exercising and relying on own judgement • Physically able to carry out the duties of the role, which include retrieving files and delivering to fee earners.
As an employer, Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council offers a wide range of benefits, including flexible working, Local Government Pension Scheme and generous holiday allowance.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

Please note that all applications must be received on an online application form. We do not accept CV's and do not keep CV's on file unless part of an application.

Any communication with you will be via email, so please check your email, including spam/junk folders, and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Waheeda Sheikh, Legal Services Manager by email at

Interviews W/C 11th October 2021

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