Opportunity Available

Job Role: Administrator

Type: Permanent, Part-time

Hours: 9am-5.15pm Monday-Wednesday (21.75pw)

Location: West Kirby Office (34 Grange Road, CH48 4EF)

Experience Required: Previous experience of working in a law firm or in a secretarial position is advantageous.

Although we are recruiting for a part-time position, we will consider full-time hours.

The Role

We are seeking applications from experienced Administrators to undertake office administration duties and to assist our Legal Teams, particularly Conveyancing, with secretarial/assistant duties. Legal knowledge in respect of residential conveyancing is also therefore advantageous.

Good secretarial skills and administration skills are therefore required, including the ability to work under pressure, time management and communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work as part of a Team. The successful candidate will need to be organised, caring and have the ability to multitask and be proactive.

Main Duties

• Attending upon clients and others in person and by telephone to take instructions.
• Typing letters, documents and notes dictated by Fee Earners.
• Arranging client appointments.
• General administration duties such as scanning post onto the system.
• Answering incoming calls and transferring the call to the relevant person.
• Copying and scanning documents.
• Sorting incoming and outgoing post and any banking.

Salary and Benefits

The salary for this role is up to £22,000 per annum FTE depending on experience.

Annual holiday entitlement in a full calendar year is 20 days FTE, increasing yearly to 25 days by 5 years’ service. This is in addition to bank holidays and an extra 3 days to be used between Christmas and New Year.

We have a health benefit in place, which employees are eligible to join after 6 months’ service.

In addition, we offer company sick pay, as well as paid dependant’s leave.

Check out our Careers’ page for more information.

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

We are committed to ensuring our working practices and job roles are inclusive to meet a wide variety of needs. Therefore, should you require any reasonable adjustments or have access requirements, please make us aware when applying for the position so that we can arrange a suitable interview. Successful candidates will be asked about reasonable adjustments for their employment at Maxwell Hodge when they are formally offered the position, so that we can ensure the role meets their requirements.

About Maxwell Hodge

Maxwell Hodge is an independent firm of solicitors with 7 offices across Merseyside and Wirral. We were established over 150 years ago and our focus is on providing the best legal service and advice for our clients. With a solid reputation, well ingrained in the local community, we offer an excellent working environment.

We offer a good working environment, where you can attend social and wellbeing events, have regular performance reviews with management and benefit from birthday leave, employer supported volunteering, an annual salary review and different reward and recognition incentives.

As a company, we are committed to providing employees with meaningful opportunities and therefore welcome applications from those looking for prospects of career development.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send your CV and covering letter to sarahboynton@maxweb.co.uk

We look forward to hearing from you.