Administration Assistant

Posted 13 August by Thompsons
Vacancy: Administration Assistant

Office: London

Salary: £21,270 - £25,070

Closing date for applicants: 27 August 2019

Contract: Permanent

Thompsons Solicitors are a law firm unlike any other. With nearly 100 years’ experience of successfully representing clients of injury and mistreatment, we have the privilege of working with and supporting the Trade Union Movement and the people they represent.

By providing an inclusive environment, we ensure that individually and collectively we flourish to be the best we can be. We are recognised as one of the UK's leading teams by credible directories including The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, as well as being highly recommended in The Times’ Best Law Firms 2019. We pride ourselves on being “the most experienced trade union, claimant and employment rights law firm in the UK”, our friendly working environment and our excellent work/life balance.

The opportunity

Due to continued growth we are looking for an experienced Administration Assistant to join our highly successful team in the London office to provide a proactive, professional and high quality administrative support service to lawyers. You will have the opportunity to work alongside highly-talented legal and non-legal experts within a professional services environment.

With a passion for administration and supporting colleagues, you will take pride in delivering a first class service to our staff. To ensure you thrive in the role, we will provide you with structured supervision, coaching and (dependent on grade) training as well as a nurturing environment, where you can grow and shape your career.

The role

As an Administration Assistant, you will need to be a strong team player, with outstanding administrative skills and a proven ability to work pro-actively. You will therefore need to have previous experience of working within an office environment, be computer literate and confident on the telephone, drafting relevant correspondence including emails and performing data input tasks. The role requires a conscientious individual, who can work off their own initiative and is always willing to learn. You will need to enthusiastic and dependable, with great communication and time management skills, as well as excellent attention to detail.

A day in the life of an Admin Assistant is never the same, however a typical day will include dealing with incoming and outgoing post, filing, photocopying, opening and closing files as well as assisting lawyers with any other administrative work on their cases.

Benefits

We recognise and reward high performance, with competitive salaries and an extensive benefits package including:

Structured pay scales
Contributory pension scheme
Permanent health insurance
Life assurance
23 days annual leave (in addition to bank holidays)
Employee Assistance Programme
Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
Cycle to work scheme
Organised sports and social club
Annual travel and parking loans
Financial assistance for professional development

For more detailed information on our benefits, please visit our website.

We believe that attracting talent that reflects the diversity of the communities within which we live and work is a key part of our business, which is why we are an equal opportunities employer.

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