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Apprentice Receptionist & Administrator BUTCHER AND BARLOW LLP

We are looking for an Office Apprentice to provide support at one of our offices. The job is varied, and you will have your own wide range of responsibilities. You will be given set tasks, within a managed environment. Note: The vacancy position is based in Northwich, Cheshire.

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

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Closing date: 24 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 08:30 - 17:00.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    28 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Greeting clients within reception and dealing with enquiries efficiently
  • Answering the telephone in a polite manner directing calls and assisting with enquiries
  • Post duties – distribute post to fee earners – post franked mail and take post to DX facilities
  • Archiving, filing, faxing, and photocopying as required
  • Shredding confidential wastepaper
  • Running errands
  • Keeping the offices tidy
  • Taking banking for Accounts Department
  • Understand the core values of the organisation
  • Understand how performance is measured and work to agreed goals

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good timekeeping skills
  • Knowledge of basic ICT skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of Microsoft Office packages, Word, Excel, and Outlook is desirable, but training will be given

Personal qualities

  • Have a polite manner
  • Attention to detail
  • Motivated
  • Smart appearance
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Must be able to work as part of a team and be willing to assist where required

Desired qualifications

5 GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) including maths and English.

Future prospects

Progression to various roles including Secretarial/Administration.

About the employer

We are a highly respected and friendly firm of Solicitors with 130 years of experience.  We have 10 offices spread throughout North Manchester, Lancashire, and Cheshire.  We pride ourselves on being a law firm with local connections, we provide many services and have expertise in most fields. 





Royal Mews, Gadbrook Park



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bury College

Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

College attendance is not currently required for this qualification, but this may be subject to change in the future.

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below. Complete the form at the bottom of the vacancy with your details and attach a copy of your CV. A member of the Bury College Apprenticeship Team will then be in touch regarding your application.

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

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Closing date: 24 Sep 2021