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Practice Development Assistant

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Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils
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£18,070 - £20,138 pa
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Full Time
Closing Date
10 May 2017
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37 hpw, permanent.

Based in Melton, Woodbridge or Lowestoft, although there will be the requirement for a presence in both offices and there will be a need to work from the other office at least once a week. Travel expenses can be claimed for travel between the two offices.

Suffolk Coastal District Council and Waveney District Council are leading the way when it comes to working in partnership and are committed to improving the quality of life for everyone living in, working in and visiting east Suffolk. Our councils are an exciting place to work and a great place to make a real difference to people's lives.

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Practice Development Assistant to join our Legal Services Team to provide administrative support and be the 'super user' for the legal team's case management system.

Your responsibilities will include setting up, maintaining and developing the electronic legal case management system, assisting with the preparation of contracts, court bundles and committee reports and attending meetings and court with the teams lawyers to assist and take notes. You will also be required to carry out general administrative duties such as handling telephone calls, filing, scanning, raising and paying invoices and typing documents.

Previous administrative experience and excellent IT skills, including knowledge of Microsoft office will be essential to this role. You will also need excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, as well as clear and concise written and oral communication skills.

In return, we can offer great opportunities for training and development. We want you to stay with us for the long term, so we will give you all the support we can to build a great career with our organisation. There is also a superb benefits package including flexible working options and purpose built brand new office accommodation, as well as a generous leave entitlement, discount scheme, pension scheme and free car parking.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Christopher Bing, Legal Services Manager on (01394) 444408.

To apply, please download an application form from the right and return your completed form to: hr@eastsuffolk.gov.uk

Closing date: 1pm, 10 May 2017.
Interview date: 17 May 2017 (Woodbridge) / 18 May 2017 (Lowestoft).

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