Apprentice Admin Assistant Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment Limited

An exciting opportunity has become available to work with an award-winning national recruitment company, specialising in legal recruitment. If you are enthusiastic, have a great personality, want to grow and learn with a professional business and have excellent communication skills then apply now!

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Closing date: 08 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 9am to 6pm, 1 hour lunch Friday 9am to 5pm, 1 hour lunch

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment is a professional business with over 40 recruitment consultants in the Manchester office. The environment is fast-paced and there is always a lot of work to do. The company is offering a genuine opportunity to progress and will also be offering a salary-review after 3 months.

Duties include:

  • Call handling- incoming calls from candidates and employers
  • Transferring calls and taking messages accurately
  • CV formatting- making CVs fit the Douglas Scott CV Format
  • Email handling
  • Database management- working on the company system, RDB- adding candidates, employers, contact details, attributes, CVs, etc
  • General admin duties- photocopying, filing, scanning, calendar management

The right candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills and a genuine interest in wanting to grow and develop a career.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication with a self-assured personality
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office
  • An excellent and confident telephone manner
  • A great eye for detail and excellent organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • Have an outwardly positive and passionate demeanour
  • Professional presentation
  • The ability to maintain the honesty and integrity of the firm
  • Team player
  • Ability to take follow instructions accurately
  • Punctual

Qualifications required

Minimum grade C for GCSE English or equivalent

Future prospects

The business will provide the right candidate an opportunity to grow and develop into a permanent member of the team.

About the employer

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are award-winning legal recruitment experts with a network of connections spanning local, regional, national and international law firms and in house legal departments. We act for legal professionals of all levels making lateral moves and taking steps up the ladder. And we also work with hirers looking to bring the best people into their organisations. Our business – put simply – is to remove the pain points people can experience on those journeys.


Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment Limited


Manchester House

18-22 Bridge Street


M3 3BZ

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Training provider

  • Full Business Admin Apprenticeship incorporating NVQ at Level 2, where evidence will be gathered to build a portfolio showing your competency within the role.
  • Functional Skills to include Maths, English and IT (depending on award and previous qualifications) where a tested part will be completed. 
  • Complete a Technical Certificate to underpin your knowledge of working in the sector, this also comes with a tested part.
  • Full on the job training will also be provided by the employer as well as further training opportunities.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by THE RECALVI ENTERPRISE LTD


Waqar Hussain 0161 804 0211

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Closing date: 08 Sep 2017