Apprentice Office Junior/ Receptionist Douglas Clift & Co

Joining an Exciting & Dynamic Office your Main Duties & Responsibilities will include:- • Answering Telephone Calls • General Reception Duties including Dealing with Clients & Potential Clients • Delivery of documentation by hand to court and other local offices • Filing • Closing of Completed files & filing in storage.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £122.50

    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

    35hrs per Week Mon-Fri 9-5pm 1hr Lunch Break

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    07 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001292871

  • Positions

    1 available

Joining an Exciting & Dynamic Office your Main Duties & Responsibilities will include:-

  • Answering Telephone Calls
  • General Reception Duties including Dealing with Clients & Potential Clients
  • Delivery of documentation by hand to court and other local offices
  • Filing
  • Closing of Completed files & filing in storage
  • Maintaining full records of files
  • Maintaining the Limitation and Court Dates Diary ensuring fee earners are reminded of any approaching dates
  • Maintaining the deeds records & Wills file
  • Photocopying including reporting faults and ordering office supplies/Stationary
  • Attending to the Postage of mail and Maintaining franking equipment
  • Accepting Deliveries
  • Preparing Refreshments
  • Using Computer Systems – Training Provided
  • Ensuring the Security & Integrity of the Practices computerised data
  • Compliance with Money Laundering Regulations

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Typing Abilities are essential.

Full training & Support will be given, Further relevant training may be required away from the office by arrangement.

Personal qualities

  • Good Organisational Skills
  • Ability to Work as part of a Team
  • Professional Manner
  • Good Telephone and communication Skills

Qualifications required

No specific qualifications required.

Future prospects

Progression within Role and potentially within Company.

Things to consider

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).

About the employer

Douglas Clift and Co solicitors are a long established Lancaster based legal firm with offices in Lancaster city centre having been providing legal services to our clients for over 50 years. Operating from Lancaster city centre we have easy access to our clients and service Lancaster, Morecambe, Lancashire and South Cumbria.

Employer

Douglas Clift & Co

Address

25

Church Street

Lancaster

LA1 1LP

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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 2 in Business Administration
  • Functional Skills (If required)
  • ERR Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • PLTS – Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

LANCASTER AND MORECAMBE COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lancaster & Morecambe College

Contact

Taylor Walsh t.walsh@lmc.ac.uk


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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017