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Business Administration Apprentice HEWITTS SOLICITORS

Hewitt’s has served the local community for more than 60 years. As one of the longest established law firms in the North East. We pride ourselves on our friendly team-oriented culture. Due to growth, we are now looking for our new Business Administrator Apprentice.

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Closing date: 22 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,254.44

    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 - Friday 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    09 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000052833

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties and responsibilities will include:

Ensuring file management is in accordance with Quality Procedures Manual, LAA Contract, CQS and Lexcel/SQM requirements
Reception duties and assisting reception staff
Assisting accounts staff
Liaising with clients in person and by telephone in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm’s standards for client care
Liaising with others by telephone
Arranging mail despatch by post, hand, email, fax or Document Exchange
Accurate recording of the firm’s records in respect of archived files, Wills, Deeds and other like documents to include proper storage and retrieval of the same
Time recording and maintaining up to date time records as appropriate
Photocopying, including numbering, colouring, binding of copies as required
Ensure the confidentiality of all the firm’s and clients’ documentation and information.
Consumables ordering
Daily filing including file opening and closing
Contributing to maintaining a safe and healthy working environment
Preparing refreshments for Partners, fee earners, clients and visitors for internal meetings, seminars etc.
Contributing to maintaining and improving office policies and procedures
Ensuring compliance with Equality and Diversity Policy
Working in any branch office as may from time to time be required by the firm
Any other duties which from time to time are required by the firm

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard which includes:

Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
End-Point Assessment (EPA)
Via your ITEC tutor and on-the-job training, you'll get the opportunity to learn:

IT
Record and document production
Decision making 
Interpersonal skills
Communication
Quality
Planning and organisation
Project management
Relevant regulation
Policies
External environment factors

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possibility of a full time position upon the completion of the apprenticeship


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Hewitts has served the local community for more than 60 years. As one of the longest established law firms in the North East, our partners, consultants, and associates work together in dedicated legal teams. We have endeavoured to provide as much information as possible on our website about the areas of law we cover. Hewitts has served the local community for more than 60 years. As one of the longest established law firms in the North East, our partners, consultants and associates work together in dedicated legal teams. We have endeavoured to provide as much information as possible on our website about the areas of law we cover.

Employer

HEWITTS SOLICITORS

Address

121-122 High Street

Stockton-on-Tees

TS18 1AY

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Training

Training provider

ITEC NORTH EAST LIMITED

Contact

Laura McMaster

l.mcmaster@itecne.co.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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