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A secretary, also known as a personal assistant, is primarily employed to support a director or owner of a business. A secretary is skilled in administration and will be privy to important or confidential information. In the case of individuals such as artistic or political figures, secretaries handle their personal and professional affairs.

Who can I work for?

Companies large and small, business professionals and high profile individuals all require a secretary or personal assistant.

Where and when can I work?

The place of work depends on the employer but hours are generally 9am to 5.£0pm and office based. A proportion of secretaries are represented by an agency assigned to temporary contracts, allowing for some flexibility in hours and variety of tasks.

What will I be responsible for?

Secretarial positions are demanding and diverse with particular focus on the following responsibilities: organise diaries, book appointments, organise meetings and travel arrangements, take meeting minutes, produce letters and reports and recruit and train other staff members.

What qualifications do I need?

Advanced computer skills and proficiency in maths and English are essential for the job. Although not always a requirement, NVQs and diplomas are available in business administration and secretarial schools offer training in shorthand and typing.

Do I need any experience?

The majority of secretarial vacancies require some sort of relevant experience; the amount of experience varies according to the level of seniority the position holds.

What attributes are needed?

A good secretary will be efficient, organised, reliable, trustworthy and discreet. Strong written and spoken communication skills are required in addition to flexibility, confidence and the ability to act independently. Some positions request a minimum word typing speed, shorthand, audio-typin

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  1. Medical Secretary

    Woking | £21,000 per annum | From Cygnet Healthcare

    At Cygnet Health you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients and their families. You’ll be exposed to all kinds of new challenges and responsibilities, to ensure you continue learning... and developing as you go. As part of an organisation with an outstanding reputation for innovation in the sector, you’ll benefit from a vibrant culture tailored to help you thrive, whatever your level or career goals. Cygnet Hospital Woking offers a range of Adult Low Secure and Locked Rehabilitation and Recovery Services for men and women. To provide a comprehensive secretarial, administration and information service to the Consultant Psychiatrists and MDT. You will be expected to co-ordinate and arrange activities with other medical secretaries and team admin to ensure that an efficient... See more

  2. Legal Secretary

    | £21000 - £24000 per annum | From ENL Legal

    Legal Secretary, (any practice area will be considered) Warwickshire, Salary £20k-£24k (DOE) plus benefits. The firm operates out of 2 office within the West Midlands and Warwickshire and are... experts in the fields of criminal, family, employment and immigration law. To apply or to register your interest, please call Felicity on 0121 454 1004, quoting Job Ref:0609 LEGAL SECRETARY: We are currently seeking an experienced Legal Secretary to join a growing and vibrant law firm based in the West Midlands. Any practice area will be considered. The firm practice nationwide throughout all ... role as a Legal Secretary, your key duties will include • Diary management • Liaising with internal and external clients by email, telephone and face to face • Preparing court bundles • Managing... See more

  3. Legal Secretary

    | £17.5 - £21 per annum | From ENL Legal

    Legal Assistant, Clinical Negligence, Shropshire, competitive salary, plus an extensive benefits package which includes life insurance, buy/sell holiday scheme, a healthcare plan, cycle to work... via LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/237102 eNL is handling a number of Legal Secretary, Legal Assistant, Legal Cashier and Legal PA vacancies throughout the UK. If you are an experienced Legal Secretary, Legal Assistant, Legal Cashier or a Legal PA looking for a move, call now for a confidential discussion. As part of our candidate care process we aim to respond to all applications ... register your interest for similar positions. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. In addition, if you know any Legal Secretaries, Legal Assistants, Legal Cashiers or... See more

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  5. Legal Secretary

    Cirencester | £19k - 23k per year | From Grist Legal

    Legal Secretary A private practice in Cirencester, Gloucestershire requires an experienced legal secretary. The Firm A well established private practice with a long history. The practice provides... legal services to clients throughout Gloucestershire and employ a number of very experienced fee earners across many areas of law, The Role The legal secretary will be required to provide legal support to experienced fee earners with audio typing, file administration, diary management, answering the telephone to client queries and opening files. The Candidate The legal secretary will have excellent typing speeds, strong communication skills, knowledge of MS Office and previous use of case management systems. The successful legal secretary will have gained previous legal secretarial... See more

  6. Private Client Legal Secretary

    | £19k - 22k per year | From Grist Legal

    Private Client Legal Secretary A well established law firm, in Tunbridge Wells, requires a private client legal secretary to support legal executives, solicitors and fee earners. The Firm A full... accredited with strong values. The Role The Private Client team deal with all aspects of Wills, Probate, Tax, Trusts, elderly client work and Court of Protection. The successful private client legal secretary must be prepared to work as part of a team as well as manage your workload efficiently. Friendly, professional working environment. The private client legal secretary role is full time. The Candidate The Private Client Legal Secretary will have competent typing skills in excess of 65 WPM together with previous experience as a legal secretary, preferably in Private client, and have worked with... See more

  7. Legal Secretary - Reading

    | Negotiable | From Chadwick Nott

    This is a great opportunity for a junior legal secretary to join a large, full service, regional law firm. The successful legal secretary will be working within a busy clinical negligence team... supporting reputable fee earners. There is plenty of opportunity to learn from a friendly and forward thinking wider team. The successful clinical negligence legal secretary will be a part of a large team and will be carrying out a busy workload to assist the clinical negligence team. You will be joining the office based in Reading. Duties are, but not limited to: File opening, closure ... negligence legal secretary will be able to show some legal secretary or administrative experience. You will be keen to learn and advance these skills in a professional legal environment. You must also... See more

  8. Legal Secretary Personal Injury

    | £20000 - £25000 per annum | From ENL Legal

    Legal Secretary/Personal Injury, Shropshire, competitive salary plus extensive benefits, including a generous staff bonus scheme. This is a growing and profitable firm with multiple offices around... to register your interest, please call Felicity on 0121 454 1004 and quote Job Ref:0608 LEGAL SECRETARY PERSONAL INJURY: Working within the personal injury department, you will be responsible for ... , you must be currently working as a Legal Secretary, ideally within personal injury not essential. The Legal Secretary will be expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative and to ... ://www.linkedin.com/company/237102 eNL is handling a number of Legal Secretary, Legal Assistant, Legal Cashier and Legal PA vacancies throughout the UK. If you are an experienced Legal Secretary, Legal Assistant... See more

  9. Float Legal Secretary

    | £20000 - £24000 per annum | From ENL Legal

    Float Legal Secretary, Surrey, Excellent Salary (DOE) plus extensive benefits, well established firm. To apply or to register your interest, please call Zoe Jones on 020 7183 8586 and quote Job Ref... 0166 OVERVIEW: • This well-established thriving firm has an opening for a float secretary • This varied and exciting role will include copy and audio typing of various legal forms such as ... a number of legal secretarial vacancies throughout the UK. If you are a legal secretary looking for a move, call now for a confidential discussion. As part of our candidate care process we aim to respond ... /register-with-us/ to register your interest for similar positions. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. In addition, if you know any legal secretaries who may be... See more

  10. Family Legal Secretary

    Leicester | £19k - 21k per year | From Grist Legal

    Family Legal Secretary A family legal secretary is required by law firm in Leicester with offices across the county they offer a wide legal service to clients. The Firm A Leicestershire focused... private practice law firm that has evolved over the decades into a a small regional practice offering a comprehensive legal service to clients. The Role The successful family legal secretary will provide secretarial support to a privately funded family fee earners involving audio typing, diary management, answering the telephone, making appointments and office administration. The Candidate The family legal secretary requires experience in providing audio typing, administration, diary management, liaising with clients and therefore strong communication, keyboard and typing skills are... See more

  11. Private Client Legal Secretary

    Kettering | £19k - 21k per year | From Grist Legal

    Private Client Legal Secretary A regional practice with a strong foothold in the East Midlands employing lawyers skilled across many legal disciplines and offices require a Private Client Legal... Secretary for their Kettering office. The Company Recognised by legal commentators in various directories for their legal advice in a wide area of law. The firm provides support and advice to clients on a regional and national basis in both personal and business law. The Role The Private Client Legal Secretary will provide support to fee earners in the private client team dealing with typing, preparing wills, probate and lasting powers of attorney documents, as well as the typing of trust accounts. The Candidate The successful legal secretary would, preferably, have previous private... See more

  12. Personal Injury Legal Secretary

    | £16000 - £19000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits Pack | From G2 Legal Limited

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Legal Secretary to join a supportive law firm based in Leigh. You will be working within their Personal Injury department and will be required... to have previous legal secretarial/assistant experience within personal injury. You will be required to handle a range of ad hoc projects including audio typing, creating CNF's and handling incoming and outgoing post. You will ideally have experience of using a case management system. This would be perfect for a legal secretary who prefers a typing role without the pressures and hassles of the more PA orientated positions. Experience of proclaim case management system will be advantageous... See more

  13. Chartered Company Secretary

    | Competitive + Benefits | From G2 Legal Limited

    Would you like to get involved in PLC work? Are you interested in a broad-based role including meeting support, statutory compliance, business development and projects? This London-based Chartered... Company Secretary role will be ideal for a technically-minded individual looking to take charge of their own portfolio of AIM listed clients and their subsidiaries portfolio. Duties will include: - fulfilling corporate transaction mandates - handling day to day compliance and Company Secretarial duties of a portfolio of corporate clients - attending board and committee meeting - implementing and maintaining MAR compliant policies (insider, market soundings and PDMR lists) - AIM Rules and/or Listing Rules compliance - QCA/UK Corporate Governance Code compliance - liaising with Company... See more

  14. Legal Secretary Private Client

    Weston-super-Mare | £18000 - £24000 per annum | From ENL Legal

    Private Client Legal Secretary, (12 months legal experience required as a Legal Secretary), Wiltshire, competitive salary and benefits. Previous experience supporting a Private Client fee earner...:0595 LEGAL SECRETARY/PRIVATE CLIENT: You will be required to have previous legal secretarial experience, if that included administrating private client matters, this would be advantageous although not ... and enthusiasm. If you are a positive and determined legal secretary with a genuine interest in providing great client service, you would fit in very well at this firm. HOW TO APPLY: If you would like ... ://www.linkedin.com/company/237102 eNL is handling a number of Legal Secretary, Legal Assistant, Legal Cashier and Legal PA vacancies throughout the UK. If you are an experienced Legal Secretary, Legal Assistant... See more

  15. Administrative Secretary

    London | £11 - 13 per hour | From eRecruitSmart

    We are looking for an Administrative Secretary to join one of the largest and oldest Friendly Societies in the UK, based in West London. The Society With a target market which is largely 50+, our... Administrative Secretary, you will be expected to work on your own initiative, working an equalised average of 15-20 hours per week (flexible working hours to be agreed with the successful candidate, which will include some occasional weekend and evening work). Please only apply if you are happy to do these hours. The Role As Administrative Secretary, the principle aim is to help and support ... of Administrative Secretary you will focus on financial and administrative elements of running the Branch, which will include: * Day-to-day bookkeeping * Overseeing the management of a venue and liaising with... See more

  16. Legal Secretary

    Manchester, Greater Manchester, North West, UK | | From Realm Recruit

    This is a great opportunity to join a well established top 200 Law firm that specialises in personal injury. On offer is a down to earth working environment with a great work life balance and a... genuine scope to progress. You will work as part of a tight knit team of legal secretaries within a busy Solicitors firm. You will be entrusted with preparing documents and correspondence relating ... the telephone. Legal Secretary – Manchester The company A leading law firm that has really gone from strength to strength in recent years having made full use of the ABS model. They are incredibly ... pay The next step To register your interest in this Manchester based legal secretary vacancy, select the ‘APPLY’ option. Alternatively contact Joseph at Realm Recruit. Know someone else who might... See more

  17. Legal Secretary - Private Client

    | Competitive | From Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited

    Legal 500 firm in Surrey seeks a Private Client Legal Secretary on a full-time, permanent basis. This is a fantastic opportunity for a skilled legal secretary with private client experience to join... clients’ enquiries Telephony Liaising with the accounts department regarding billing queries The Candidate Legal secretaries with a minimum of 1 years’ experience Computer literacy with good keyboard ... -effective advice. Actively involved in their local communities, they have built a growing and loyal client base. The firm is now recruiting for a talented Private Client Legal Secretary for its office located close to the Woking area. Benefits Competitive salary Pension contributions Generous holiday entitlement Legal Secretary – Private Client For further details of this Private Client Legal... See more

  18. Legal Secretary - Company Commercial

    | £18000 - £25000 per annum | From Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited

    Legal 500 firm in Surrey seeks a Company Commercial Legal Secretary on a full-time, permanent basis. This is a fantastic opportunity for a skilled Company Commercial Legal Secretary to join our... legal documents from mark-ups • Handling clients’ enquiries • Telephony • Liaising with the accounts department regarding billing queries The Candidate • Legal secretaries with a minimum of 1 year’s ... a talented Company Commercial Legal Secretary for its office located in Camberley. Benefits • Competitive salary • Pension contributions • Generous holiday entitlement Legal Secretary - Company Commercial For further details of this Company Commercial Legal Secretary vacancy, please contact Jade on 01954 201336 quoting reference JJ31329. PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL (INCLUDING SPAM FOLDER) FOR... See more

  19. Company Secretary

    | £55000 - £65000 per annum | From ENL Legal

    Assistant Company Secretary (FTC – 6 Months), Surrey, 10+ PQE, excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package. This fixed-term contract will involve, providing legal and regulatory expertise in... the areas of corporate governance and law. To apply or to register your interest, please call Gemma on 020 3011 5173 and quote Job Ref: ASSISTANT COMPANY SECRETARY: To be a success in this role, you will be a qualified chartered secretary, have excellent technical knowledge of the law relating to companies, corporate governance requirements and best practice. You must have the ability to ... . You will be reporting to and supporting the Deputy Company Secretary, with a number of responsibilities, which will include: Provide legal expertise and advice to the Board and wider business on... See more