Administration Assistant Apprenticeship HCB BERRY & BERRY LIMITED

The main purpose of this role is to provide administrative support to the team of lawyers at our Warrington office.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday – 9 am to 5.15 pm

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    15 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Assisting lawyers with their day to day file management within the case management system.
  • Completing assigned tasks within the case management system.
  • Making and taking telephone calls from customers and clients and third parties.
  • Providing reception cover as necessary.
  • Assisting the office with any other administrative tasks as directed by your line manager.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • IT literate with experience of using Word, Excel and the internet.
  • Good written, numeracy and oral communication skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritise, be organised and efficient.
  • Able to integrate within a team and able to work on your own initiative.
  • Friendly and helpful approach.

Personal qualities

  • Treat your colleagues, clients and their customers and third parties with respect.
  • Comply with Lexcel Standard of administration and customer service.
  • Good timekeeping and reliability.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE A*-C in English, Maths and ICT or equivalent (Level 2 Functional Skills or Key Skills).

Future prospects

To become a fully qualified Administrator Assistant and a valuable member of the team.

Things to consider

Due to the nature of the work undertaken, confirmation of employment will be subject to a variety of checks which will be carried out on offer of employment is accepted. These checks may include references, proof of ID and current address, Personnel Vetting credit search (which will only highlight insolvency or County Court Judgments) Terrorism Check (against data supplied by the Bank of England) and a Criminal Records check. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

The Firms What is it about HCB that makes the firm a good choice for commercial and personal legal services? Seamless advice Our aim at HCB has always been to provide a first class service to clients and to do this we provide as many services as possible to help you keep all your matters in one place. Building on-going relationships: If we know you well, we’ll be able to serve you better and that is why building a long term relationship with our clients is vitally important. Wherever you need us: We have branches nationwide and are still growing so no matter where you are, you can always pop in and get an update on your matter. Can’t get to us? No problem; we’ll come and see you at home or at work. A vast team of specialists: There is no substitute for having access to a wide range of specialists under one roof who provide in-depth advice in their own areas, but who all work together with a shared aim of providing the very best value service to you. City-bred experience on your doorstep: A team of exceptional people, who have benefited from high level training and experience courtesy of some of the biggest and most successful firms in the UK; this team will always deliver tailored advice and service that stands apart from the rest. Hands-on commercial experience: Commercial solicitors need to have an understanding of business, from a business point of view. They are not going to get that simply by going to university. The commercial team at HCB have expertise in commercial law, but many of them also have hands-on experience of working at the helm of multi-million pound companies; experience that means invaluable foresight, the ability to plan and expertise in managing risk, all of which available to you. Fixed fee funding: Working on a fixed fee basis means there is no uncertainty as to your outlay. HCB offers fixed fee estimates wherever a known outcome exists. Where a fixed fee is inappropriate, you will be provided with options. Whenever you need us: Find it difficult to make appointments during the day because you are at work, running your business or caring for your family? No problem; we’ll see you out-of-hours whenever it is convenient for you. Protecting your property; your assets; your business and your interests The foresight, accuracy and advanced expertise of the specialists at HCB ensure you are properly advised for now, and for the future. The HCB network The HCB network is comprised of 24 offices nationwide. For more information or to contact any of the offices within the network, please visit our contact page. Thank you for reading about us. Now we would like to know about you. Contact us today to discuss your needs, whatever they are, whether they are for you or your business. We look forward to speaking to you.




71 Sankey Street



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Training provider

An Administration Apprenticeship.

Full framework to include:

  • QCF in Business Administration.
  • Technical Certificate.
  • ERR.
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT, if needed.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by START TRAINING LTD


Sophia Fredrickson 0161 728 2438

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017