Administration Apprentice Mortimers Solicitors

This vacancy is to provide administration support to the family department, assisting primarily with public family law cases involving Social Services and the Local Authority. Mainly cases which are issued at Court.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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 9am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The role is in the family department supporting the lawyers carrying out care work with their file management.

It involves basic administration tasks such as

  • Printing off emails 
  • Filing
  • Answering calls
  • Dealing with internal customers

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organised
  • Attention to detail
  • Basic MS Office

Personal qualities

  • Smart and Presentable
  • Confident
  • Willingness to learn
  • Develop skills
  • Team Player
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Punctual

Qualifications required

GCSE Maths and English A-C or equivalent.

Future prospects

We would hope to offer a permanent job if the Apprenticeship is a success

About the employer

Mortimers was established in 1998 with the intention of providing a modern and approachable legal service to the market town communities of Shropshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire and beyond. We currently have offices in Bridgnorth, Hereford, Shrewsbury and, most recently, Worcester and we can provide outreach services in Telford and Kidderminister.


Mortimers Solicitors



Foregate Street



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Training provider

  • Business Administration level 2
  • Fuctional Skills if required
  • Company on the job training

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Riverside Training Ltd


Katie Gibbs 01432 359244

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017