Personal Assistant - £24,000 - Leeds

Posted 28 October by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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Personal Assistant - Leeds - £24,000

Personal Assistant - Leeds - £24,000

Your new company
The firm has a turnover of c£38m and 400 staff - including more than 250 fee earners - across its 4 offices in London, Birmingham, Leeds and Winchester and acts for a wide range of long standing clients in both the public and private sector including all forms of NHS organisations, governmental and regulatory bodies, registered providers, insurers, defence organisations, independent healthcare providers, charities and GP practices.

Your new role
The PA's principal role is to provide lawyers with the support they need to perform the task of providing legal services to clients and help them maximise the amount of time they are able to spend on fee-earning and other essential non fee-earning tasks by assisting in the management and execution of their day to day workload. You will be working within a busy healthcare litigation team.

What you'll need to succeed
A PA also has a responsibility to ensure that his or her skills set is up to date and he or she is familiar with the firm's internal systems and procedures. This will ensure that he or she is able to carry out his or her role effectively and, where appropriate, discuss any training requirements with the relevant person(s).

  • Confident typist
  • Advanced knowledge of CRM, Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and following training Visual Files, Elite and Winscribe
  • Excellent telephone manner and, after training, competent knowledge of telephone system
  • Excellent communication, organisational and team skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Flexible and dependable, able to take the initiative
  • Able to remain calm under pressure
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines on a daily basis
  • Conscientious, approachable and enthusiastic
  • Quickly builds respect and trust
  • An ability to build a good knowledge, its departments, key personnel, clients, procedures and business practices



What you need to do now
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