Legal Secretary

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Contract Type Permanent
Location Suffolk
Job Type Full-time
Hours per week Full - time
Salary Annual salary from £20,000 to £23,500

About the job :

Opus People Solutions are seeking an experienced Secretary to join our client’s expanding team. As an industry leader you will be joining a well-respected firm in the local area.

Previous experience would be an advantage but if you are an experienced secretary, we would love to hear from you.

 

Working as part of the secretarial and administrative team who manage the workload of the department, ensure effective secretarial cover is maintained, assist and support as required including PA duties to fee earners.

  • Word processing / typing and collating correspondence and other documents from audio / digital dictation, amending and formatting documents quickly and accurately.
  • Day to day typing of letters.
  • Taking messages accurately and passing on as appropriate.
  • Creating and amending legal documents.
  • Organising travel arrangements and any other ad hoc duties as and when required.
  • Secretarial experience is essential
  • Legal experienced is desirable
  • Excellent audio typing experience is essential
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Professional and positive approach toward clients and colleagues
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

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Why choose Opus?

NEW JOBS COME HERE FIRST

We get sight of all temporary and interim vacancies for Suffolk County Council and Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Councils first. By working through Opus, you will be notified of the job opportunities before any other recruitment agencies are even aware.

WE’RE PUBLIC SECTOR EXPERTS

We have a wealth of knowledge and experience within the public sector, with many of our employees having previously worked for and with both Suffolk County Council and Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Councils for several years.

EXCELLENT SUCCESS RATE

In the last month alone, we filled 95% of jobs using our own pool of registered candidates. The remainder went out to our trusted supply chain.

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Balwinder Kaur, Interim Assistant Director

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Martin Finbow, PC Skills Centre Manager

“I highly recommend Opus as an agency. They were extremely supportive through all the recruitment process and the relevant paperwork. I’m thoroughly enjoying my new role and my colleagues are extremely friendly.”

Andreea Catarov, Business Support Officer

“I have found that Opus colleagues are good at matching the skills of people to the vacant post; the CVs I have received have been ‘spot on’. The process for recruiting a temporary assignment is clear and well supported by Opus staff.”

Sue Farrow, Placement Team Manager

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Ronnie Tidy, Assessment Co-ordinator

“I have had great success working with Opus on our recruitment requirements. The level of success we have experienced working with Opus and sourcing and filling our vacancies, has been excellent. I have built up a brilliant working relationship with them, they have the time to fully understand our business and recruitment needs.”

Hannah Pittock, Schools’ Choice

“Opus was very helpful in the recruitment process, I was lucky enough to get a placement within the council instantly. The team are incredibly friendly and are always happy to help.”

Jamaal Guthrie, Customer Service Advisor

“Opus have been great in finding temporary work for me. They have been extremely helpful and I would highly recommend their services if you are looking for a platform to build skills, confidence and gain experience in a work place and further.”

James Brown, Business Support Officer

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Colin Godfrey, Structures Manager

“The service I received was fantastic, Opus helped me obtain a temporary position to gain office and professional experience which I lacked after finishing university. My temporary position was also made permanent in a role that I found both enjoyable and interesting.”

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