Receptionist / Legal Administrator




£20K Pro rat'd


York, North Yorkshire

Job Details

We are working with an independent and progressive law firm, with an enviable reputation for high quality legal work, specialising in commercial, commercial property, private client and compensation. Due to expansion and the opening of a new commercial office in York we are looking to recruit an exceptional Receptionist / Legal Administrator to work part time in a job share with an existing member of staff.   

About the role:   

You will be working together to provide a friendly and efficient support service;  dealing with clients in person and by telephone, general administrative duties (taking messages, dealing with post, photocopy and scanning), drafting correspondence, opening and closing files, filing, with a small amount of audio and copy typing using digital dictation. 

The ideal Receptionist / Legal Administrator:  

You must be a well organised, presentable and approachable individual, ideally with experience in a similar role but is not essential. You should have strong administrative and typing skills with the ability to work with minimum supervision. You must be able to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills and excellent client care, and you should possess a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and IT systems. Experience in the legal sector would be an advantage.

It is essential that you are able to work in a flexible manner and be willing to work additional hours or change your usual work pattern to cover planned and unplanned absences on an ad-hoc basis. 

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with exceptional organisational and administrative skills, who wants to join an innovative firm with excellent career progression opportunities. 

Salary: circa £20K FTE

Hours: Thursday and Friday (7.5 hours per day) and half a day on Wednesday. Usual working week is 35 hours.

Holidays: 25 days plus BH’s (pro rat’d)

Benefits: Pension, cycle to work scheme, store discounts, paid social events

Interviews: 16th October

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