Apprentice Legal Admin Assistant (ppl) KNIGHTS GROUP LIMITED

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    09 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001275732

  • Positions

    1 available

The role:

A Legal Assistant Apprentice provides administrative support to the legal teams and individual lawyers and work groups as they learn the fundamentals of providing a professional legal service.

As a Legal Assistant Apprentice, these are some of the things you would do:

  • Collecting and dropping DX (legal post)
  • Scanning incoming post
  • Uploading post into case management system
  • Inputting data into case management system
  • Generating standard letters from case management system
  • Meeting clients to take identity documents
  • Completing workflow on case management system
  • Speaking to clients, Lawyers and estate agents to provide updates
  • Archiving
  • Filing

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organised 
  • Good attention to detail 
  • Willing to contribute ideas 
  • Excellent customer services skills
  • Excellent telephone/communication skills
  • Good at problem solving

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic 
  • Energetic 
  • Good communicator 
  • Confident
  • Highly organised
  • Reliable

Qualifications required

GCSE Grades A-C in English, Math’s and ICT or equivalent is preferred but not essential as full training will be delivered.

Future prospects

On completion of this apprenticeship there are excellent career prospects for the right person to progress within the company.

Things to consider

From April 2017, The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Knights Training Academy deliver a diverse range of training solutions such as Apprenticeships and NVQ training. Our mission is to be an outstanding Academy, committed to the success of our learners and employers. Our focus is on meeting national and regional education, skills and employment goals for individuals and employers. We are holders of the matrix standard: a unique quality standard for organisations to assess and measure their advice and support services, which ultimately supports individuals in their choice of career, learning, work and life goals.

Employer

KNIGHTS GROUP LIMITED

Address

29A High Street

Ascot

SL5 7HG

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Training provider

Level 2 diploma incorporating an NVQ, where evidence will be gathered to build a portfolio showing your competency within the role, Functional Skills to include Maths, English and IT (depending on award and previous qualifications) where a tested part will be completed and you will complete a Technical Certificate to underpin your knowledge of working in the sector, this also comes with a tested part.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

KNIGHTS TRAINING ACADEMY LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by KNIGHTS GROUP

Contact

Chris Billingham 01276 681248 apprenticeships@knightsltd.co.uk


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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017