Locum Principal Legal Assistant

6 days left

£15 - 20 per hour
05 Oct 2021
02 Nov 2021
Louise Francis
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Contract Type
Full Time

Locum Principal Legal Assistant – Office Based – Shefford – Initial 6 months – Full time

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Locum Principal Legal Assistant in a Public Sector Organisation based in the Bedfordshire area.

The position will be for a minimum of 6 months; however there is scope for it to continue on for dependent on the workload and needs of the Organisation.

Ideally, the client would like someone to take on the position on a full time basis.

This position will require the successful candidate to be in the office every day for the first 2 weeks whilst being trained and at least 2-3 days per week thereafter. Travel to the office must be acceptable to the successful candidate due to the nature of the position.

The ideal candidate should have experience of supervising a team, ideally from a legal setting as well as providing a high standard of legal and administrative services.

Duties may include:-

  • Monitoring deadlines and dealing with staffing matters to include 1:1 appraisals, meetings, annual leave, sick leave and any other issues that arise
  • Processing and responding to any incoming communication (telephone, fax, emails etc.) and diary management
  • Acting as a ‘super user’ for their case management system
  • Liaising with the HR & Recruitment team in relation to recruitment and selection, induction, learning and development, absence management and employee relations
  • Taking and producing minutes and typing using audio dictation

The position offers a daily rate of up to £150 Umbrella (£127.35 PAYE) depending on experience.

To apply for this position, please contact Ola Jeboda or Philippa Stoate at Venn Group on, or email

At Venn Group, we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours.  However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to all applications individually.  If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Venn Group aim to achieve the highest standards so you can be assured your application will be handled with professionalism and care.

Venn Group acts as an employment agency and an employment business.

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