Apprentice Office Administrator H & S Solicitors Limited

H & S Solicitors are looking for a dynamic, motivated and committed individual to undertake various clerical and administrative duties to ensure the efficient running of a fast paced business.

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Closing date: 05 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £122.50

    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

    9 til 5 Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    14 Oct 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001119383

  • Positions

    1 available

 

You will be involved in the following areas  :

 

  • Primarily in immigration but also covering matters in Wills & Probate, Company Law and Commercial and Civil Litigation and other Private Client matters.
  • Providing support and administration to fee earners.
  • Working as part of a team to provide support for fee earners.
  • Undertaking regular training on areas of law.

As an apprentice in H&S, you will be responsible for carrying out a range of tasks which will include  :

 

  • To support the case handler with administrative tasks, and action work as delegated by the team.
  • Provide telephone support and deal with client enquiries in the case handlers absence.
  • Opening new instructions accurately and within service standards.
  • Input data and prepare initial letters and documents.
  • Telephoning courts, solicitors and clients, making accurate and detailed attendance notes.
  • General photocopying, printing, scanning and filing of documents.
  • Prepare outgoing post and DX for collection.
  • File closing.
  • Liaising with colleagues and clients and ensure they are kept fully up-to-date.
  • Document cross-checking, making document amendments and document imaging / scanning.
  • Document management, collation and review.
  • Database entry / coding, database searching and database maintenance.
  • Proofreading of documents including contracts, agreements and transcripts.
  • Hard copy document management.
  • Legal research (manual or electronic).
  • Working as part of the H&S Solicitors team on ongoing projects.

You will maintain a daily log of all activity and a record of time spent, and keep up to date with the requirements of the apprenticeship programme. You will identify and escalate issues in a timely and effective manner.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • High standard of numeracy and literacy
  • Must have attention to detail
  • Good IT skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Professional telephone manner
  • Demonstrate a conscientious, 'can-do' attitude
  • Be client focused

Personal qualities

  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiastic
  • Passionate
  • Ambitious
  • Motivated
  • Team Player

Qualifications required

GCSE C or above in Maths and English preferable (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Further Training, potential Full time employment and wage increase based on performance

About the employer

We are a London based professional firm of immigration solicitors who are dedicated to providing both private and business clients with the highest quality legal advice and representation. With our competitive fees and our friendly personable approach, we hope that you will come to us for all your immigration needs.

Employer

H & S Solicitors Limited

Address

239 Kensington High Street

London

W8 6SN

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Additional location information

Please be aware H & S will be moving to 239 Kensington High Street, London, W8 6SN on the 17th October when applying for transport purposes.

Training provider

  • Business Administration Level 2/3
  • Technical Certificate Level 2/3
  • Functional Skills Level 1/2 in English, Maths and ICT (if required)
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

CARE FIRST TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Care First Training Limited

Contact

Johan 01277725972 johan@carefirsttraining.co.uk


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Closing date: 05 Aug 2017