Apprentice Administrator Ast Hampsons

We are looking for an office Apprentice who can assist with the administrative function within our office and to work alongside our existing team. This will offer an opportunity for the right person to progress in the role. The individual must be professional, presentable and keen to learn the role and become an important member of our team.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 22 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-5:00pm, one hour lunch. Also 1 in 8 Saturdays on a rota – 9.30am -12.30pm (4 hours given off in lieu)

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    29 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Role and Responsibilities

  • Scheduling
  • Completion of SDLT/AP1 forms
  • Index map searches
  • Completion of notices
  • Provide cover on reception when needed
  • Provide administrative support
  • Daily post
  • Production of quotations
  • Land registry searches
  • Transfer deals
  • Completion of certificate of title and requisitions

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Able to follow instructions and to organise yourself to complete tasks fully and on time
  • Good verbal communication, listening skills and confident using the telephone
  • Motivated, reliable and responsible, able to work on own initiative as necessary
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to work effectively within a team and develop positive relationships with colleagues and customers
  • Willing to undertake training and development appropriate for the role
  • Pride in personal appearance, approachable and friendly

Personal qualities

  • Professional
  • Positive
  • Friendly
  • Willing to learn
  • Flexible
  • Helpful
  • Motivated

Qualifications required

GCSE Grade C / 4 in English & Maths is required

Future prospects

Opportunity to gain valuable work experience in our professional office. The successful candidate will be able to grow and develop with the business allowing them to enhance their career.

About the employer

We are a firm of solicitors based in Bury. We aim to provide the highest level of service and advice to our clients, who range from individuals to multi-million pound businesses. Our approach is friendly and client-focused at all times.


Ast Hampsons



Knowsley Street



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Training provider

  • Level 2 Business Administration plus Functional Skills if required
  • This is a work-based qualification although some college attendance may be required for Functional Skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bury College

Employer's Application Instructions

Please email our Employment Services Team with your current CV, the company name and the vacancy reference number.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Sep 2017