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Business Administration Apprentice Baldwin & Robinson Law Llp

Baldwin & Robinson Law is a thriving legal practice based in Oxted, Surrey and we are looking for a vibrant administrator to join / support our team of competent professionals.

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Closing date: 27 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £161.25

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    18 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001726743

  • Positions

    1 available

An exciting opportunity has arisen for us to take on an Office Apprentice within our conveyancing and commercial departments, reporting to the Finance Director. The role is perfect for those interested in a career within a law firm and would suit someone who is keen to learn, personable, adaptable and organised.

Main duties / responsibilities will include:

  • Answering telephones, sorting mail/filling and completing basic office duties
  • Shadowing and learning from other administrators and assistants within the business

You will receive training to enable you to support the daily ad-hoc administrative needs of the business, which may include:

  • Typing of letters, memoranda, monthly reports, bills, file notes, etc.
  • Taking of messages
  • Diary Management  
  • Keep information confidential
  • Handling expense claims
  • Filing and archiving
  • Stationary orders
  • Processing of External Post
  • Receiving and sorting incoming mail (including email)
  • Updating and maintaining data records and electronic systems
  • Working as part of a team to ensure that effective secretarial cover is maintained
  • Ensuring compliance with quality standards and the firm’s policies
  • Taking minutes of meetings and replying to voicemail
  • Correspondence on routine matters
  • Organising travel arrangements and any other ad hoc duties as and when required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of data entry and record keeping
  • Willing to multi-task and take on a range of duties
  • A pro-active, “can do” attitude
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Has good organisational and time management skills
  • Capable of learning new procedures and processes
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office and outlook

Personal qualities

  • Mature attitude and approach
  • Proactive
  • Has good attention to detail
  • Has a desire to work in the IT industry
  • Team player
  • Someone with a professional outlook
  • Willing to learn
  • Ability to take instructions
  • Reliable
  • Punctual

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) grades A*-C (9-4) including English and Maths

Future prospects

  • Full time employment opportunity and future career development is on offer as reward for the right candidate

Things to consider

This is a fast-tracked, advanced Level 3 Business Administration apprenticeship, some self-study in the workplace will be required.

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About the employer

Baldwin & Robinson Law is a busy, local firm based in the centre of Oxted, serving a broad range of private and business clients in Surrey. Our clients are at the very heart of everything we do, and our aims are simple – to provide the very best legal service, on time and on budget, in a friendly and approachable way.

Employer

Baldwin & Robinson Law Llp

Address

4

Oxted Chambers 185-187

Station Road East

Oxted

RH8 0QE

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Training

Training provider

Let Me Play Ltd

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Let Me Play Ltd

Contact

Kevin Lowe 07984962865 kevin.lowe@lmpeducation.org

Business Administrator standard (Level 3).

The qualification aims to grow your existing skillset in the following key areas:

  • Business Support Services
  • Project Management
  • Supporting the organisation of events
  • Customer Service
  • Developing IT skills
  • Telephone skills
  • Managing information and data
  • Marketing support
  • Functional skills if needed 

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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