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Based in Sheffield City Centre | Full time – 7 Hours 15 mins per day, with 1-hour lunch | NLW salary to start (dependent upon age) | Excellent benefits

We are looking for a full time Office Assistant to work in a busy high street firm, from 9am to 5.15pm Monday to Friday. 

The role requires the successful candidate to provide support around the firm generally to all departments. This is a busy and varied role working in a small team, so the successful candidate must be flexible to cover holidays and absences where necessary. Career progression is also available within the firm.

What we are looking for:

  • Prior work experience in an office is desirable
  • Ability to work effectively within a team but also to feel confident working autonomously.
  • Microsoft Office including Word and Excel is essential.
  • Good English, grammar and spelling and numerical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills - experience in dealing with clients face to face and via telephone is essential as some work to cover reception and other public facing work will be required.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload within the required timescales
  • Ability to work under pressure as and when required (this may involve some flexibility in working hours).
  • An understanding of the need for confidentiality and discretion, which are essential for working in a solicitor’s firm.
  • Confidence in using a case management system. Experience of Partner for Windows is desirable but not essential as training will be provided.
  • Some lifting and carrying may be necessary, as well as some travel out of the office. 

Attached below is a non-exhaustive list of the typical duties an Office Assistant would be expected to cover:

  • General admin tasks
  • Reception cover
  • Incoming and outgoing post, franking and DX
  • Some typing
  • Opening and closing files as well as archiving files, deeds and Wills
  • Updating records on our database
  • Copying and scanning
  • Some banking
  • Ordering stationery and stock 

To apply for this role, please send your CV and a covering letter to and you must put Office Assistant Application in the subject heading. Applicants will be contacted at the beginning of January 2021 if they have been shortlisted for interview.