Business Support Apprentice J A Taft

An excellent opportunity for an eager to learn Apprentice to join this established independent business. If you think you are the ideal candidate for the role, apply now!

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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 - Friday: 9am - 5pm, 1 - hour unpaid lunch.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a very successful and established company that specialises in conveyancing and that have an excellent track record in employing apprentices based in Saltergate, Chesterfield.

Your duties will include:

  • Open and date stamp post, frank post and deliver to post office/document exchange.
  • Answer the telephone and pass accurate messages to colleagues by telephone, email and in person.
  • Ordering stationary.
  • Scanning, photocopying, filing.
  • Meet and greet visitors.
  • Type documents, reports and correspondence
  • Maintain filing systems.
  • Booking of appointments.
  • Undertake daily banking duties.
  • Issue standard letters and documents from conveyance case management systems.
  • Order Land Registry documents and submit searches to Land Registry and search agents.
  • Assist in providing updates to clients and estate agents.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good telephone manner.
  • Keyboard skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Customer focused.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure at times.

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic.
  • Pro-active.
  • Confident.
  • Personable.
  • Reliable.
  • Keen interest in property.
  • Keen interest in Law.
  • Smart appearance.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE’s in Maths and English grade A* (9) - C (4) or equivalent.

Future prospects

When you have successfully completed your Apprenticeship, you may be given the opportunity to continue in your role or progress onto an alternative support role within the company where you will receive full training and support.

Things to consider

- Your salary will be constantly reviewed during the apprenticeship and will be based on your work performance. - This is a monthly paid post. - You will be entitled to receive 28 days’ annual leave including Bank Holidays.

About the employer

Established since 1987 our Directors understand and recognise where our core strength lies. Specialising in all types of conveyancing from sale and purchase through to re-mortgage, our service is underpinned with clear, consistent and open lines of communication. Through a continued programme of innovation and investment we work tirelessly to enhance our product offering to ensure we are delivering the optimum products to market.


J A Taft



Clarence Road


S40 1LQ

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Training provider

  • You will receive a combination of on and off the job training to give you the skills, knowledge and understanding to gain a Diploma in Business and Administration. Where you do not have Grades A-C in a relevant subject, you will work towards Functional skills in maths, English and ICT as well as developing your knowledge of employee rights and responsibilities, personal learning, and thinking skills alongside your qualifications.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire Chamber Commerce


Lauren Moore 03333200333

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017