Ministry of Justice

Administrative Officer

Closing date: 11 April 2011

Location: Office of the Public Guardian, The Pearson Building, 57 Upper Parliament Street, Nottingham, NG1 6AZ

Salary: Starting at £15,935 with the potential to rise to £18,529 in time

Reference: 242n/03/11

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Fixed Term Appointment for 6 months, possibility of extension or permanency. Working 37 hours per week, Suitable for Job Share/ Reduced Hours.

Good administrative staff with excellent customer service skills are vital to the effective operation of the Courts and other offices within the Ministry of Justice (MoJ).  Most of the staff within MoJ are employed in administrative roles.

Duties may include:
• Creating and updating records on in-house computer system and data input.
• Producing court documents.
• Preparing files for court hearings.
• Answering queries (telephone/written correspondence/face-to-face).
• Serving customers/court users.
• General photocopying and filing.
• Dealing with numerical calculations.
• Accounting for monies in accordance with financial guidelines.
• Post opening.
• Working in a phone based customer service team.
• General ad hoc office duties.

Candidates must possess a minimum of 5 GCSE's (all at Grades A, B or C) and these must include English Language.
Alternatively, candidates may possess an equivalent qualification e.g. NVQ, or have suitable experience within an administrative role.


Please note that we do not accept any applications by CV or External application forms returned via e-mail.

Large print and Braille versions of the application pack are available. Please contact Resourcing Services Centre on 0121 250 6296.

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