Administration Apprentice PCS Legal

A fantastic opportunity to join a successful Legal firm who are a fast growing organisation situated in Wickford. You will be part of the conveyance team developing your own skills as you progress with the potential opportunity for a full time role at the end of the 12 month apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 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 - Thursday, 9.00 - 5.30 and Friday 9.00 - 5.00.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful candidate will be required to undertake a range of tasks and duties including the following:

  • Opening post.
  • General administration.
  • Learning all aspects of the business.
  • Answering the phone.
  • Responding to emails.
  • Photocopying.
  • Greeting clients.
  • Reception duties.
  • Supporting all members of staff.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Candidate will develop excellent communication and customer service skills as well as a confident telephone manner.
  • In addition to this candidates will develop organisation skills and be able to prioritise their workload as well as being computer literate.

Personal qualities

  • Candidate must be confident, professional, presentable, hardworking as well as enthusiastic and pay great attention to detail.
  • In addition must be competent working with social media.

Qualifications required

  • Candidate must have a grade C or above in English and Maths (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Potential permanent position at the end of the 12 month period.

About the employer

PCS LEGAL are an established firm of Licensed Conveyancers and Probate Practitioners regulated by the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC). Our staff are dedicated and highly trained in dealing with all aspects of your proposed transaction whatever the circumstances may be. We are committed to delivering a better customer experience and a level of service not normally associated with legal firms. We invest significantly in the development of new technology platforms in order that we can deliver better communication and increased flexibility.


PCS Legal


12 Riverside House

Lower Southend Road


SS11 8BB

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Certificate in Business Administration including 3 days of training at TLB offices in Basildon studying principles of Business & Administration (Technical Certificate).
  • You will also complete Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT if required.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The LightBulb Limited


Andrea Gregory 01268 270648

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017