Trainee Personal Injury Case Handler

Recruiter
Enable Futures
Location
Taunton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
19 Sep 2019
Ref
1242754752
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you seeking a career within Law and keen to start in a trainee role?

Maybe you have an A Level or Degree in Law or are currently pursuing CILEx qualification?

Keen to join a leading South West Specialist Personal Injury firm?

Enable Futures are operating as an employment business on behalf of its client and recruiting for a Trainee Personal Injury Case Handler to work for a leading solicitors firm based in Taunton.

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to pursue a career within Personal Injury law. Full training and development will be provided. Following a period of training, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing their own caseload of Personal Injury claims. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading South West Specialist Personal Injury firm expanding due to continued success and demand.

The working hours are 9.00am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday.

The annual salary is £19,000PA.

*Closing date is 20th September 2019*

Key Responsibilities:

* Managing own caseload of primarily fast track cases

* Pursuing claims through MOJ portal and personal injury protocol to settlement or issue of proceedings, making full use of our case management system

* Potential for pursuing claims in litigation to Trial, dependent on experience

* To comply with the Directors expectations of time recording and financial targets

* To work within a team environment

* Communicating with clients, insurers, expert witnesses and solicitors

* Reporting to team supervisor

* Potential for career development

* CILEx support available

Experience, attributes & skills sought:

Essential

* Committed to a career in Personal Injury law

* Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team

* Ability to use own initiative and work to strict deadlines

* Excellent IT skills

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

* Highly efficient and organised

* Good attention to detail

* Excellent negotiation skills

* Compassion and empathy

Desirable

* A Level or degree in Law and/or pursuing CILEx qualification

* Previous claimant personal injury case handling experience

* MOJ Portal experience

* Knowledge of the CPR and litigation procedures

* Good tactical understanding of working in fixed fee environment

In return, you will benefit from:

A company pension scheme available

· A generous holiday allowance, with loyalty days for longevity of service

· Sickness Benefit Allowance

· Bike to work scheme

· Death in service

· EAP

· Discretionary bonus scheme

To Apply:

Please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised onasapor email your CV to our jobs email. If you have the transferable skills required we will call and email with more information and discuss this with you confidentially.

By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website. Enable Futures are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job.Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

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