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Hearings Assistant

  • Location:

    London – South

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Salary:

    £23000 to £24000

  • Contact phone:

    Pauline Francis

  • Contact email:

    pauline.francis@gordonyates.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

  • Job ref:

    1039151

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-08

Hearings Assistant

We are currently seeking a Hearings Assistant with experience of working within tribunal or hearings setting.

The deadline for applications to our Client is 1pm on Wednesday, 10th March.  With this in mind, please aim to submit your CV for consideration by Monday 8th March.

Who will you be working for?
Our client is a non-profit organisation with a passion for increasing the standards of healthcare provision in the UK. Our client is committed to learning and developing opportunities to support building your skills and career with some fantastic benefits.

What will you be doing?
As Hearings Assistant you will administratively coordinate and assist with hearing related activity (within fitness to practise). You will be responsible for complex logistical issues, ensuring that tasks are prioritised and excellent customer service is given to all hearing participants.
  
Key Duties:
  • Co-ordinate the attendance of individuals attending hearings; including panel members, legal assessor, registrant, representatives, and witnesses.
  • Coordinate and communicate dates, times and locations of.
  • Provide support and guidance to registrants or witnesses who may be vulnerable or need reasonable adjustments or special measures to support their attendance at hearings.
  • Work closely and communicate effectively with colleagues ensuring the successful delivery of hearings, including managers, Scheduling Officers, Hearings Officers and colleagues in case management, Communications and Partners.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of developments and ensure own compliance with Tribunal Service policies, practices note, guidance, processes and service standards that govern your work.
  • Utilising a wide range of communication tools, including telephone, email and letters, provide a high standard of customer care to all internal and external customers.
  • Any other reasonably required duties.
About you:
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent essential
  • Experience within a Hearings or Tribunal setting.
  • Ability to support and manage challenging and vulnerable individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds.
  • Exceptional organisational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.  
What’s in it for you?

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a non-profit organisation who are committed to learning and developing opportunities to support building your skills and career.  
  
The Hearings Assistant is a permanent position paying a salary of £24,000 pa (dependent on experience) and outstanding employee benefits; benefits include generous annual leave, pension scheme, employee discounts.
  
The deadline for applications to our Client is 1pm on Wednesday, 10th March.  With this in mind, please aim to submit your CV for consideration by Monday 8th March.

Please click on the link below to apply.