Case Handler at Shoosmiths

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Manchester North East
Review Date
Salary
£12,000 - £13,999
Roles
Legal/Law Property Law

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7.7/10

The Role
8.5
Organisation
7.0

Socialising

7.2

The Role

Role Description

Taking care of individual cases, and debtors, from their inception when the cases are loaded onto our management system through to a successful collection. My main aim is to try and avoid any collection process delays.

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

A majority of my work placement was mentally Stimulating others... less so

7/10

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2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

Really strong relationships throughout my team

9/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

I was given all the support and guidence one would need.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Very Very Busy!

10/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

I was given a large amount of responsibility, handling individual cases.

9/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

My organisational skills and communication skills have been greatly improved.

6/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

upbeat and enjoyable.

8/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

very streamlined, with people who were easy to talk to and get in contact with.

8/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

The company ensured that i was fully trained and equipped to complete the job i was employed to do.

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
6/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

It would be a brilliant company to work for and with.

6/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

A brilliant social life with my fellow work colleagues.

10/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

Not cheap but reasonable. However the area where the office is located is a really up market one.

5/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

Great nightlife!

8/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

The firm do offer opportunities, however none of them really appeal to my tastes nor interests.

6/10

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