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Returner Placement: Usher

Returner placements will be open to all individuals who have taken time out of work for at least 2 years, or are currently engaged in work that does not make the best use of their skills, competencies and qualifications.
Please explain clearly within your application how you feel you meet these criteria.

For further information about the role, please refer to the Candidate Information Pack by clicking APPLY

This role, based in Preston, has the following key responsibilities:
- Attend all team meetings and contribute and show a positive approach to continuous change and improvement.
- All general daily usher duties in courtrooms, including swearing in and liaison with parties/witnesses and all other court users, keeping the judge/clerk informed at all times of issues around the list/defendants/witnesses, the setting up of court, tidying of court afterwards (and Mags room if Mags have been sitting)
- Provide Switchboard/Reception cover as appropriate
- Sitting with juries out as appropriate when juries go out to deliberate
- Where appropriate, deal with and sit with witnesses in the witness videolink rooms for trials involving vulnerable witnesses
- Assist with the booths for Prison Videolink hearings
- Morning duties before courts start; putting out lists, assisting with other general office duties (such as filing) as time allows
- Assisting with post sending out at the end of the day
- Ensure all judges papers are in the correct chambers for the next days' sittings
- Manage their own attendance in accordance with the Managing Attendance Policy
- Have a good working knowledge of in court equipment, such as videolink equipment in the courtrooms and in videolink witness rooms
- Have a knowledge of how DCS and ClickShare works to be able to assist court users and complete 5 days training (minimum) on CSL or other learning