Apprentice Legal Administrator Robert Simmons Legal Services Limited

My client is a law firm with offices in Frimley Green and Alton, specialising in conveyancing, matrimonial, litigation, wills and probate, consistently regarded for their professionalism and forward thinking approach. There is currently a vacancy in each office.

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Closing date: 22 Nov 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

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    22 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Responsibilities Include:

  • Database entry, maintenance and review.
  • Diary management.
  • Faxing, photocopying, scanning and filing.
  • Assisting the fee earners.
  • Making and receiving telephone calls.
  • Using templates to create standard documents.
  • Client greeting.
  • Creating new client accounts.
  • Dealing with client queries.
  • Finding the best service for the needs of the client.
  • Recorded mail drop offs at post office.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Well versed in the use of MS Office and overall good IT skills.
  • A great eye for detail and excellent organisational skills.
  • The ability to maintain the honesty and integrity of the firm.
  • Communication skills (confident telephone manner, writing skills).

Personal qualities

  • Being self-motivated and proactive.
  • Hard working.

Qualifications required

4-5 GCSE's at a grade C or equivalent or above including maths and English.

Future prospects

A permanent position with the company.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £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. Benefits Include: • On-the-job training resulting in a nationally recognised certificate. • Competitive apprentice wage. • Career guidance with opportunities for progression. • 28 days’ holiday including bank holidays

About the employer



Robert Simmons Legal Services Limited



Wharf Road


GU16 6LE

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Training provider

The sucessful candidate will complete an apprenticeship in Business and Administration.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Basingstoke College of Technology


Sally Claughton 07827360669

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Closing date: 22 Nov 2017