Apprentice Paralegal LEX Solicitors

Excellent opportunity to undertake Paralegal duties within a friendly team in a growing office.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £131.25

    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

    Mon to Fri 9am till 5.30 pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    24 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001282473

  • Positions

    1 available

A normal day would include:

  • Receiving and organising emails
  • Checking, updating and adding candidates to the database
  • Data entry & database maintenance
  • Preparing internal reports
  • Liaising with internal and external clients and customer
  • Maintaining office records
  • Answering the phone & taking messages
  • Providing general admin assistance to the office
  • General office duties: filing, binding, laminating and printing
  • Ensuring workspace is clean, tidy and organised. Responsibilities will increase within time for the right person.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Key Skills

  • Good telephone manner
  • Confident
  • Attention to detail
  • Very organised
  • Good time keeping skills
  • Able to work under own initiative
  • Able to pick up new skills and systems quickly
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Word/Excel

Personal qualities

  • Mature, friendly and outgoing personality
  • Hard working/ strong work ethic
  • Enjoys working in a team and has the ability to work individually
  • Self-motivated
  • Organised
  • Is willing to learn and grow with the company
  • Wants to work in business administration and in a customer service environment
  • Is happy to commit at the apprenticeship wage advertised
     

Qualifications required

GCSE Maths and English grade A*-C or equivalent essential.

Future prospects

Further progress within the company.

Things to consider

Please ensure you complete the application in full, as this is the first impression an employer receives of you. To ensure you have checked all spellings (and used Capital letters), it may be of benefit to use a word document and paste on to the application, thus making multiple applications easier. If you need any further assistance or information on this vacancy please email Apprenticeships@boltoncc.ac.uk remembering to quote the vacancy title. The current 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 both time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

At Lex Solicitors we are clear about what drives us in the way we conduct our business. Our values dictate the way we deal with clients, our team members and other business contacts. They drive not only our leadership, but the firm in it's entirety. Only by working together we can achieve our ambitious goals. Our mission is to treat everyone that seeks our legal expertise with Courtesy, evaluate every case with Tenacity and ensure that we achieve Justice for each and every one of our customers. The services we provide are: - Serious injuries, including head and spinal injury claims - Road traffic accidents, including uninsured/untraced driver claims - Industrial disease - Slips and trips - Accidents abroad - Medical negligence - Compensation for innocent victims of assault (criminal injuries) - Criminal injuries - OCI/PIO - Change of name deeds - Affidavits - Powers of Attorney.

Employer

LEX Solicitors

Address

6 St. Marks Street

Bolton

BL3 6NR

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Training provider

CILEx Level 3 Diploma in Providing Legal Services

 

You will be trained by our qualified professional staff with in the business. You will shadow them to learn the process until you are confident to start working on your own. You will always have support around you so you don’t have to worry if you ever get stuck, at Lex solicitors we are always sharing best practice across the business. Therefore you will always be learning to work more efficiently. 

Apprenticeship standard

Law > Paralegal

Training provider

BOLTON COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bolton College

Contact

01204 482032 apprenticeships@boltoncc.ac.uk


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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017