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Apprentice Administration Assistant RP SINGH SOLICITORS LTD

We are a busy law firm specialising in Immigration, Human Rights and Nationality law in the heart of Southampton representing clients from all over the world. We have become a leader in the field of Immigration law across the South of England and are looking to grow our team to enable us to provide our clients with excellent customer service.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 32

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000059266

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Your working week will be varied but typical roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Opening of case files electronically
  • Filing, closing and archiving documents and case files electronically and in filing cabinets
  • Basic drafting of documents and letters
  • Scanning and photocopying bundles
  • Answering telephone calls and arranging meetings
  • Daily operation of our legal case management system for which full training will be provided
  • Maintenance of case files, including all relevant documentation and correspondence
  • Liaising with our finance department to ensure invoices are kept up to date

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

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in English and maths (if required)

Much of the training will be undertaken ‘on the job’, supported by regular visits from a qualified assessor. There will also be a requirement for you to attend workshops on a regular basis.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • A fantastic opportunity to progress into a career in law initially as a Paralegal in Immigration, Human Rights and Nationality law

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Respect for confidentiality

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Desired

Things to consider

The role will mainly be desk based in front of a computer; however it is likely you will assist fee earners in client meetings to take notes and minutes. Must be able to travel to Totton College for one workshop every two weeks.

About the employer

The firms two directors, Mr Dalvinder Singh Pardesi and Mr Rajinder Singh Rathore, both born and raised in Hampshire, are proud to have been providing legal services to local clients and businesses across the southern counties, however their ever-growing quality reputation during their years of practice has welcomed instructions from clients from all over the UK and from every corner of the world.

Employer

RP SINGH SOLICITORS LTD

Address

DIRECTOR GENERALS HOUSE

15 ROCKSTONE PLACE

SOUTHAMPTON

SO15 2EP

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Training

Training provider

NACRO

Contact

Tia Currie

tcurrie@totton.ac.uk

07795151479

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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