Personal Injury Assistant

Full Time, Permanent Leicester £16,835 per annum Ref No: IPRS5205

Our client has a permanent vacancy for a Personal Injury Assistant. This role would be ideal for an Administrator, Legal Assistant or Paralegal.

You will work as part of a team to provide administrative support to help our legal teams deliver great service to clients.

Your key duties will be:
•opening and closing of electronic files
•using a case management system to process and progress cases
•taking telephone calls and messages, handling queries and enquiries
•photocopying, scanning, faxing, printing, filing and collating documentation
•archiving, storage and retrieval of documentation (electronic and paper versions)
•typing of documents and correspondence
•processing incoming and outgoing post and arranging couriers
•managing diaries for the team, booking appointments and making travel arrangements
•assisting with financial administration, liaison with finance team, processing cheque requests and expenses, preparation and despatch of invoices and collecting payment
•maintaining data on Excel spreadsheets

Skills and experience you will have:
•a minimum grade C pass at GCSE (or equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics
•confidence with IT systems to include Microsoft Word and Excel
•some previous office administrative experience

Key competencies you will need:
•the ability to work well in a team and develop good working relationships with colleagues and others
•good communication skills with the confidence to liaise openly and clearly with colleagues and clients
•the ability to produce a high standard of work, sometimes under pressure, whilst maintaining accuracy and good attention to detail
•to be able to demonstrate flexibility, initiative and confidence in your own ability

About you – you will be:
•highly enthusiastic, willing to the extra mile and be happy to go beyond the job description
•respectful towards others and have a positive, willing and ‘can do’ attitude
•keen to learn, interested in driving your own career progression and be proactive in taking ownership of this

Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available.

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