Forbes Solicitors, one of the largest regional Law Firms in the North of England, has a vacancy for a Paralegal to work within the Social Services team of the Insurance Department, based in Blackburn.
The Social Service's team, headed up by Kella Bowers has been growing, and are actively seeking a Paralegal to join our highly successful Department.
This position would be ideal for an individual looking for a Firm with a difference; a firm with real people, and a Firm, who by working together, stands out. We are looking for an individual who feels that the Firm's values of excelling, engaging, being real people, being fair and one team, resonate with them. If this sounds like the type of Firm you would like to be a part of, we would like to receive your application.
The role will include:
Working within the Social Care and Abuse Claims Team
Preparing detailed chronologies of social care documentation
Lists of documents and digital redaction
Administrative support to the team
Using the firms case management systems
The successful candidate will ideally:-
Hold further education qualifications (Degree/ LPC or equivalent/ CILEX)
Have an interest in long term personal development/ progression within the department
Have the ability to work unsupervised and possess good self-motivation skills
Have the ability to work on large quantities of documents, maintaining concentration and retaining attention to detail
Have the ability to work as part of a team and be reliable and enthusiastic
Have an appreciation of the sensitivity of the work that the team is engaged with
Have good IT skills
Candidates must have a full UK driving licence as travel may be required.