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Administration Assistant – Personal Injury

We are seeking to appoint a legal Administration Assistant within our highly acclaimed Personal Injury (Asbestos) department on a 9 months fixed-term contract, with the possibility of extension.

Key tasks and responsibilities will include;
• liaising with clients and various internal and external stakeholders,
• opening new incoming cases electronically, uploading data onto the case management system, generating and distributing reports,
• assisting with collating, drafting documents, preparing bundles and chasing medical records,
• assisting with general administrative support, i.e. photocopying, scanning and filing, paying invoices, responding to general correspondence and other reasonable administrative tasks.

To be successful you must have;
•    demonstrable experience of working in an administrative role and supporting a busy team. Previous experience in an administrative support role within the legal sector will be advantageous but not essential,
• demonstrable experience in  providing a first class administrative support, client care and ability to deal with clients in a sympathetic and compassionate manner,
• a high level of proficiency in IT, especially with MS Word, Excel and Outlook; fast and accurate keyboard skills and ability to work with a case management system /database,
• excellent communication skills both written and verbal along with the ability to communicate accurately, clearly and concisely with a wide range of internal stakeholders and clients.

This is a 9 months fixed-term position, based in Manchester.

Download the full job description for the Administration Assistant, Manchester post.

Application Process
Please return the following documents to jobs@leighday.co.uk by 21st October 2018*.
• A covering letter stating why you are interested in this role, your salary expectations and applicable notice period.
• A copy of your up-to-date CV.
• The completed application form.

*Given the urgency of the position we will be interviewing on a rolling basis and will aim to close the vacancy at the earliest. If you are interested, please send in your application asap.

Unfortunately we may not be able to consider applications where this information is not provided.

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Should you have a disability or long-term condition that requires adjustments to the application or interview process, please contact us, in confidence, at jobs@leighday.co.uk.

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