Secretary – Honiton, Full Time

Secretary – Honiton, Full Time

Everys has been providing high quality legal advice to families and businesses across the region for many years.  Offering a full range of legal services delivered professionally yet personally, we place great value on the on-going relationships we have with our clients.  We always provide a welcoming and helpful service, with clear communication at the heart of everything we do.

We believe in developing and maintaining strong links with the communities in which we work and live and are strong supporters of a wide range of sporting and charitable organisations across Devon and Somerset.

We are proud to be able to provide the reassurance of dealing with a leading regional law firm.

We have a vacancy for a Secretary in our Honiton office.  This role is full-time (5 days each week) working the following hours 9.00 am to 5.30 pm with a one-hour lunch-break Monday to Friday inclusive. 

We are looking for an organised individual preferably with previous Secretarial experience.  You will be confident managing a busy workload with the ability to use your own initiative and work well under pressure.   

The successful candidate will need to be able to:

  • Provide secretarial/administrative support to our private client lawyers based in the Honiton office.
  • Successfully undertake general office based administrative duties
  • Welcome callers to the office in a friendly and professional manner ensuring the person for whom they are visiting is notified as quickly as possible
  • Answering incoming calls by means of our centralised telephone system dealing with calls in a prompt, efficient and courteous manner, taking accurate details and either placing the call or passing the details on as quickly as possible. 
  • Deal with card payments/ID from callers to the office
  • Demonstrate good organisation skills
  • Offer remote dictation support to fee earners in other offices as required
  • Manage conflicting demands in a professional and calm manner
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Cope well under pressure, with an ability to work flexibly and cope with changing priorities
  • Take a positive and proactive approach to work, anticipating and meeting the needs of the office
  • Be competent in using Word and other Microsoft Products (Outlook and Excel)

This is an excellent opportunity to become an integral member of our Honiton office and to thrive in a professional and friendly environment.  If you are looking for a new challenge, please send your CV together with covering letter to sarah.smith@everys.co.uk