Probate Research Intern

Probate Research Internship, London

Salary:  to £8.72 per hour

6 month internship, with the potential of a full time role and revised annual salary thereafter

Monday to Friday – 9am to 5pm

The purpose of this role is to offer support to managers and internal staff as directed by line managers and directors, in a timely and professional manner. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person with a high level of drive and enthusiasm, with a focus on research and genealogy case work and is willing to learn.

Main duties include but are not limited to:

  • To ensure an effective and efficient service is provided to the case managers and the rest of the team.
  • To research records externally as referred to you by the Case Manager or a Director.
  • Provide general administrative service, which includes scanning, photocopying and filing.
  • To assist and support the Case Manager with letter writing.
  • To undertake training and development as specified by the Case Manager.
  • Make and serve refreshments such as tea and coffee for staff and guests.
  • Ensure that your workstation is kept clean and tidy.
  • To pick up and take posts, when required.
  • To ensure that the preparation for the marketing packs are on-going.
  • Undertake any other additional duties appropriate to the post as requested by the Case Managers or Directors.

A successful candidate:

  • Educated to a degree level or equivalent in either Law, History, Criminology or Humanities.
  • Research Skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Methodical approach
  • Problem solving skills and the ability to respond to sudden unexpected demands
  • Good administration skills
  • Ability to cope under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Reliable, Flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to work on own initiative and organise own workload
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the team
  • Ability to deal with members of the public in a courteous manner
  • Has the ability to work on own initiative and organise own workload