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Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd

DOE

Ashford, Kent

1 day ago

Experienced Legal Secretary - Temp

Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd are now recruiting for a Temporary Legal secretary ideally with Private Client / Family experience for our highly respectable and well know client in East Kent, based in their Ashford Branch. Are you looking for a role that encompasses variety and stability? Then please read on………

Hours Monday to Friday 09.00 to 17:00 with a fairly immediate start date and competitive salary.

All About the Role
Providing full secretarial support to the departmental fee earners, including arranging appointments, dealing with client queries in person and by phone, together with preparation of correspondence and documents by audio typing via the digital dictation system;
Filing, photocopying and opening/closing client files in a timely manner; Regular consideration of client files and liaising with partner and fee earners on any action required;
Maintaining and coordinating diaries and diary notes and reporting on these as necessary. Working as a member of the secretarial team; answering incoming calls, greeting visitors to Reception on occasion, collection/delivery of daily incoming/outgoing post and DX, and any other general office administrative duties as required.
Compliance with the firm’s accounts and administrative disciplines and procedures. To ensure confidentiality on all appropriate matters and recognise that any breach of this confidentiality will be treated very seriously.

All About you
Relevant secretarial experience gained from within a busy legal practice (preferably Private Client and/or Family)
No formal qualifications are required (CILEX Legal Secretarial Diploma or equivalent would be an advantage)
Good all round education; both literate and numerate
Competent in the use of MS Word and Outlook (Professional) gained in a working environment, preferably the legal industry
Accurate in producing good quality correspondence
Proficient audio typist
Familiar with transcription via Digital Dictation (desirable)
Familiarity with using a Practice Management System (Legal Office/Videss

Regrettably, we are currently unable to consider any speculative CV’s, please only apply if you fully match the skills and experience required. If you have not had contact from us within 72 hours of your application, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd

£10,800

Canterbury, Kent

2 days ago

Private Client Legal Secretary Part Time Canterbury

Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd, are now recruiting a Private Client Legal Secretary Part Time Canterbury for our highly respectable and well know Solicitors in East Kent at their Canterbury Office. This Role is 3 full days per week and flexibility can be offered.

The role is mainly providing full secretarial support to the departmental fee earners, including arranging appointments, dealing with client queries in person and by phone, together with preparation of correspondence and documents by audio typing via the digital dictation system.

All About The Role!

• Filing, photocopying and opening/closing client files in a timely manner;

• Regular consideration of client files and liaising with partner and fee earners on any action required;
• Maintaining and coordinating diaries and diary notes and reporting on these as necessary.

• Working as a member of the secretarial team; answering incoming calls, greeting visitors to Reception on occasion, collection/delivery of daily incoming/outgoing post and DX, and any other general office administrative duties as required.
• Compliance with the firm’s accounts and administrative disciplines and procedures.


• To clearly identify the standards and systems required to continually improve our client service

• To comply with all the Firm’s relevant policies and procedures

• To ensure confidentiality on all appropriate matters and recognise that any breach of this confidentiality will be treated very seriously.

All About YOU!

• Relevant secretarial experience gained from within a busy legal practice (preferably Private Client and/or Family)
• (CILEX Legal Secretarial Diploma or equivalent would be an advantage)
• Good all round education; both literate and numerate

• Competent in the use of MS Word and Outlook (Professional) gained in a working environment, preferably the legal industry
• Accurate in producing good quality correspondence

• Proficient audio typist

• Familiar with transcription via Digital Dictation (desirable)

• Familiarity with using a Practice Management System (Legal Office/Videss)



• Team working (flexible and adaptable to the needs of the team)

• Uses initiative in dealing with incoming queries


• Confident and assertive whilst sympathetic and understanding towards clients who may be distressed, whilst remaining professional a tall times
• Ability to balance priorities in order to meet sometimes demanding deadlines.

• Keen to ensure the needs of clients are met wherever possible.

• Attention to accuracy and detail

• Clean and presentable in appearance

• Clear verbal and written communication skills, capable of drafting own basic correspondence as necessary

Regrettably, we are currently unable to consider any speculative CV’s, please only apply if you fully match the skills and experience required.

If you have not had contact from us within 72 hours of your application, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd

£9,300 part time salary

Canterbury, Kent

2 days ago

Trainee with CILEx Legal Secretary Part Time Canterbury

Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd, are now recruiting a Private Client Legal Secretary Part Time Canterbury for our highly respectable and well know Solicitors in East Kent at their Canterbury Office. This Role is 3 full days per week and flexibility can be offered.

Are you a trainee with CILEx, Legal Secretarial Diploma with some Family, Residential Conveyancing experience would be considered, however, Private Client experience preferred.
The role is mainly providing full secretarial support to the departmental fee earners, including arranging appointments, dealing with client queries in person and by phone, together with preparation of correspondence and documents by audio typing via the digital dictation system.

All About The Role!

• Filing, photocopying and opening/closing client files in a timely manner;

• Regular consideration of client files and liaising with partner and fee earners on any action required;
• Maintaining and coordinating diaries and diary notes and reporting on these as necessary.

• Working as a member of the secretarial team; answering incoming calls, greeting visitors to Reception on occasion, collection/delivery of daily incoming/outgoing post and DX, and any other general office administrative duties as required.
• Compliance with the firm’s accounts and administrative disciplines and procedures.


• To clearly identify the standards and systems required to continually improve our client service

• To comply with all the Firm’s relevant policies and procedures

• To ensure confidentiality on all appropriate matters and recognise that any breach of this confidentiality will be treated very seriously.

All About YOU!


• Relevant secretarial experience gained from within a busy legal practice (preferably Private Client and/or Family)
• (CILEX Legal Secretarial Diploma or equivalent would be an advantage)
• Good all round education; both literate and numerate

• Competent in the use of MS Word and Outlook (Professional) gained in a working environment, preferably the legal industry
• Accurate in producing good quality correspondence

• Proficient audio typist

• Familiar with transcription via Digital Dictation (desirable)

• Familiarity with using a Practice Management System (Legal Office/Videss)



• Team working (flexible and adaptable to the needs of the team)

• Uses initiative in dealing with incoming queries


• Confident and assertive whilst sympathetic and understanding towards clients who may be distressed, whilst remaining professional a tall times
• Ability to balance priorities in order to meet sometimes demanding deadlines.

• Keen to ensure the needs of clients are met wherever possible.

• Attention to accuracy and detail

• Clean and presentable in appearance

• Clear verbal and written communication skills, capable of drafting own basic correspondence as necessary

Regrettably, we are currently unable to consider any speculative CV’s, please only apply if you fully match the skills and experience required.

If you have not had contact from us within 72 hours of your application, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd

£16k - £17k DOE

Ashford, Kent

2 days ago

Claims Coordinator

RSFL are now looking for a driven, dynastic and people focused Claims Coordinator to join our national award winning client in Ashford.

The role is to ensure that all claims are handled in accordance within Client requirements and Group policies and procedures.

The Flooring & Accommodation Team is responsible for the appointment of a network of Insurance approved Operators and suppliers, providing alternative accommodation, facilitating removals and storage, validating flooring claims and restorations or replacement of flooring.

The Flooring & Accommodation Team will manage & own the Policyholder and Client journey throughout the entire process in accordance with Client requirements and Group policies and procedures.

This position will suit candidates with experience in administration, estate agency, Claims handling with an insurance background. Working Monday to Friday 8.30 and to 17.30 with and hours paid lunch.

All about the Role
To effectively undertake work allocated to you by your Team Leader.

Deliver high quality customer care and support at all times whilst dealing with all elements of the Flooring reinstatement and Accommodation process of the Insurance claim.

To Ensure sound level knowledge of SLA’s and that they are adhered to and work is completed to the required standard.

Champion the delivery of consistent high quality customer service and adhere to Service standards and Group policies and procedures.

Maintain and proactively develop relationships with Clients, Suppliers and Colleagues.

Ensure relevant and timely communication with the team and clients as required.

Actively promote the principle that customers are treated fairly.

All About you!

The ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment.
Ability to apply a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
Demonstrate a high level of customer service.
Excellent communicational skills.
Flexibility and adaptability
The ability to organise and prioritise own workload.
Working within a team environment and the ability to work under own initiative
Good computer literacy.
4 GCSE’s including Maths & English at grade C and above.

They Offer great benefits, schemes and career progression for the right candidate.

Regrettably, we are currently unable to consider any speculative CV’s, please only apply if you fully match the skills and experience required. If you have not had contact from us within 72 hours of your application, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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Recruitment Solutions South East Ltd

£50,000 (Neg.) + Benefits

Tunbridge Wells, Kent

2 days ago

A rare opportunity has arisen within a on established and prestigious employer in Tunbridge Wells.

Working closely a varied client base your role will see you providing a broad spectrum of tax services of the highest quality. You will be offering an advisory service to a range of clients including high net worth individuals and a range of investors. The role will also see you providing technical supervision across the business and assisting in marketing projects for the business.

You will need to possess proven Tax experience gained within the professional services and able to communicate effectively at all levels.

In return for your services you will be given a competitive package including generous holiday entitlement, flexible working hours and healthcare. This is an opportunity for someone to join a growing company which can offer clear routes of progression and development.

All applications will bet treated in strict confidence, apply now for immediate consideration.

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Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd

£20K - £32k depending on experience

Folkestone, Kent

2 days ago

Wonderful opportunity for a Legal Executive (or someone who is close to qualifying in such a position) with an immediate start available!!!

This is a maternity contract/fixed term starting AS SOON AS POSSIBLE and running until 5th January 2018!!!!!

This is a full time position, 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday and is within the public sector.
The hourly rate is largely dependent on experience but as a guide, in the region of £10.82 - £16.68per hour, which equates to £20,817.00 to £32,092.00 per annum pro rata.

There is some degree of flexibility in relation to the ideal candidate so please observe the desirable and essential experiences we are seeking.
However, please be aware that previous experience of working in the legal department of a Local Authority IS CONSIDERED ESSENTIAL (E) as this role is key to the general running of the Legal Services department.

Qualifications
We are looking for someone who is a fully qualified Legal Executive (CILEX Level 6) or working towards this qualification.
Applications would also be considered from candidates with legal qualifications (LLB, GDL, LPC etc.) if they can evidence the rest of the requirements shown below.

E = Essential
D = Desirable

Knowledge and Experience

Knowledge and Experience of legal procedures the following areas:
1. Planning Enforcement (E)
2. Civil Litigation (including experience in Magistrates and County Courts) (E)
3. Property Law and Landlord and Tenant Act, selling housing stock and purchasing transactions (E)
4. Litigation relating to Council Housing Stock including the applicable Regulations and Legislation surrounding Council Tax and Business Rates, Charging Orders, Liability Orders and the process of debt recovery (D)
5. Enforcement of Environmental Health/Care (D)
6. Land Registry practices and procedures (D)

Skills
Strong IT skills and competent in the use of Microsoft Office (E)
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral (E)
Ability to interpret clients’ instructions in a legal context (E)
Demonstration of ability to meet client deadlines (E)
Good analytical skills (E)
Ability to professionally represent and support the legal team to senior management and clients (E)
Ability to deal with the courts and their hierarchy, including attending court (D)

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity and meet the essential criteria (above) we are seeking, please send me your CV as a Word document as soon as possible.

Email: Heather@rsfl.co.uk
Contact: Heather Morgan
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Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd

£19,000

Kent

2 days ago

Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd are now recruiting for an experienced an Accounts Processor ideally from a legal background for our highly respectable and well know client in East Kent, based in their Canterbury Branch.
Initially this will be fixed term for up to 12 months initially, but could progress to a permanent position depending on my client’s needs, Full time £20,000.
All About the Role!
Print and sort transaction instructions sent via e-mail to Accounts Forms & Accounts GPIC Forms and distribute to team as appropriate. To accurately input all client/office credits, debits and transfers, with occasional nominal postings;
To handle all property transactions – checking of completion statements, keying of payments onto Bankline, checking of back-up documents and that all internal procedures have been followed. Be the main firm contact point for distribution of payment codes.
Check ‘office account in credit’ reports and ‘office suspense account’ reports daily and take corrective action if required.
Maintain Bankline CHAPS/Faster Payments templates for all regular payees, adding and removing as necessary. Take Visa/Mastercard payments over the telephone and produce receipts for both fee earners and clients.
Assist Accounts Manager in weekly Cashiers’ report to ensure all transfers are made within 14 day limit. Respond to queries from fee earners and secretaries; providing support and training as required or escalate to Accounts Manager as appropriate.
To produce cheques and sort for second signature where necessary and send to correct branch. Annual archiving of accounts records and update of manual records. Process petty cash reconciliations for all branches.
Assist Accounts Manager with the control and postings of all accounts for GPIC on both Videss & Sage. Processing credit card statements in the absence of the Accounts Manager.
Provide cover for the purchase ledger postings in the absence of the Accounts Manager. Provide cover for the production of the Business Cash flow in the absence of the Accounts Manager.
To complete such tasks as required to support the Accounts Department, including filing, photocopying, and other general office duties. To process all transactions speedily and accurately in accordance with SAR’s, Anti Money Laundering and Cyber Crime policies and procedures
All About You!
Ideally Relevant recent accounts experience gained from within the legal industry
Ideally Institute of Legal Cashiers Diploma
Good all round education; both literate and numerate
Specialist Skills/ Ability/Knowledge
Applied working knowledge of Solicitors Accounts Rules
Ideally familiar with practice management system
Strong ability to balance priorities in order to meet sometimes demanding deadlines.
Attention to accuracy and detail

Regrettably, we are currently unable to consider any speculative CV’s, please only apply if you fully match the skills and experience required. If you have not had contact from us within 72 hours of your application, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd

DOE

Ashford, Kent

2 days ago

Conveyancing Legal Secretary Ashford

Recruitment Solutions (Folkestone) Ltd are looking for an experienced Conveyancing Legal Secretary to join an award winning legal firm and become a valued member for the successful and very friendly team in Ashford, Kent who are all experts in their own field.

The purpose of this role is to assist and support fee earners with secretarial and administrative duties. Excellent salary depending on experience and great and benefits.

All About the Role!
• Audio and copy typing all correspondence to include letters, legal forms and quotes
• Answer the telephone in a polite and efficient manner
• Undertake administrative duties such as photocopying, and updating client details
• Filing correspondence and ensuring files are kept up to date
• Arranging appointments and dealing with clients
• Access and input data onto the firm’s client database
• Work as part of a team with other secretarial colleagues, assisting with secretarial and telephone cover when required
• Handle all confidential information discreetly

All About You!
• Proven experience working as a Legal Secretary in Conveyancing
• Excellent technical skills which include a fast and accurate typing speed (a Legal secretarial qualification is desirable)
• The ability to manage a busy workload with minimal supervision and meet tight deadlines
• Good communication skills and a confident, friendly and outgoing manner both over the phone and in person
• Attention to detail
• A good working knowledge of Word is essential

Regrettably, we are currently unable to consider any speculative CV’s, please only apply if you fully match the skills and experience required. If you have not had contact from us within 72 hours of your application, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion
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Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd

DOE

Gravesend, Kent

2 days ago

Conveyancing Legal Secretary Gravesend

Recruitment Solutions (Folkestone) Ltd are looking for an experienced Conveyancing Legal Secretary to join an award winning legal firm and become a valued member for the successful and very friendly team in Gravesend, Kent who are all experts in their own field.

The purpose of this role is to assist and support fee earners with secretarial and administrative duties. Excellent salary depending on experience and great and benefits.

All About the Role!

• Audio and copy typing all correspondence to include letters, legal forms and quotes
• Answer the telephone in a polite and efficient manner
• Undertake administrative duties such as photocopying, and updating client details
• Filing correspondence and ensuring files are kept up to date
• Arranging appointments and dealing with clients
• Access and input data on to the firm’s client database
• Work as part of a team with other secretarial colleagues, assisting with secretarial and telephone cover when required
• Handle all confidential information discreetly

All About You!

• Proven experience working as a Legal Secretary in Conveyancing
• Excellent technical skills which include a fast and accurate typing speed (a Legal secretarial qualification is desirable)
• The ability to manage a busy workload with minimal supervision and meet tight deadlines
• Good communication skills and a confident, friendly and outgoing manner both over the phone and in person
• Attention to detail
• A good working knowledge of Word is essential

Regrettably, we are currently unable to consider any speculative CV’s, please only apply if you fully match the skills and experience required. If you have not had contact from us within 72 hours of your application, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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Recruitment Solutions South East Ltd

£21,000+outstanding benefits, pension and more!

Tunbridge Wells, Kent

2 days ago

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Excellent opportunity to join one of the area's best law firms who take good care of their legal staff and offer them lovely working conditions, interesting roles, competitive salaries, good career prospects, a generous holiday allowance and bonus opportunity ... if you are seeking a move we'd love to hear from you.

Opportunities in residential conveyancing, probate, private client and family law so if you are ready to make a move into a great legal role ... one of these opportunities could be just what you've been waiting for!
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