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Administrative Assistant or Officer - Courts

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Administrative assistants or officers (courts) do clerical and support work for the Justice of the Peace (JP) Courts, Sheriff Courts, the Court of Session and the High Court of Justiciary. They may also be known as court officers.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates vary, depending on:

The salary scale for an administrative assistant (court officer) working for Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service ranges from £16,949 to £17,700 a year. An administrative officer earns £18,084 to £20,615 a year.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Modern Apprentices with the Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service are advertised on their website and Twitter feed.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2018
12044
2.3 %
RISE
2023
12318
  United Kingdom
2018
136103
2.4 %
RISE
2023
139307

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What Does it Take?

You need to be:

You need to have:

Training

Getting On

With experience and further skills, you may be able to move on to other jobs within the Civil Service.

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service
Tel: 0131 444 3300
E-mail: enquiries@scotcourts.gov.uk
Website: http://www.scotcourts.gov.uk
Twitter: @SCTScourtstribs

Skills for Justice
Tel: 0117 922 1155
Website: http://www.sfjuk.com/
Twitter: @Skills_Justice
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skillsforjustice

Skills for Justice is the Sector Skills Council for the Justice, Community Safety and Legal Services Sectors. The careers section of their website holds information on the careers within these sectors.

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