Business Administration Apprentice Your Local Family Solicitor Ltd

This is an exciting opportunity to join our established team as an Apprentice Business Administrator in a busy and proactive office. The work is varied, from assisting other members of the team, dealing with various client matters to completing various administrative functions.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £5.28 per hour for the first year of employment, rising to the national minimum wage for their age after 12 months.

  • Working week

    Full time position (37.5 hours). Monday to Friday (inclusive) 9:00 – 17:00 with a half hour unpaid lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

General office administration 

  • Opening, sorting and date stamping incoming mail 
  • Distributing mail after being checked by the Practice Manager 
  • Arranging deliveries during the day to other solicitors, companies, court etc  
  • Photocopying, scanning and binding as required 
  • Collation of materials for solicitors either in hard copy or in E formats 
  • Banking 
  • Collating and barcoding files for archiving
  • Any other duties as requested from time to time


  • Checking, stocktaking and ordering stationery  
  • Topping up printers and photocopiers with paper throughout the day 
  • Ordering toners and cartridges for printers and photocopiers and arranging pick up of recycling containers  

Reception cover  

  • Answering phone and forwarding all messages 
  • Greeting clients and advising staff of their arrival 

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

Business Administration Level 3.

Functional skills in maths and English up to level 2 (if required).

A mentor/supervisor will support the apprentice on a daily basis within the business and an assessor will visit the business to review and ensure that all work is completed. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completion of this apprenticeship there is the opportunity to remain within the organisation and progress within the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Quick Learner, Reliable, High degree of confidentiality


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade C or 4 and above) Essential

About the employer

Your Local Family Solicitors is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. A copy of the Equality and Diversity policy is available upon request. Our mission statement: Your Local Family Solicitors Ltd is a legal practice, predominantly providing for the legal needs and requirements of the local and regional community of Staffordshire. It is the intention of the firm to provide the highest quality and cost effective legal services to the localised and regional community. In the pursuance of this the goal the firm intends to utilise all forms of information technology and communication available to reduce the ecological impact on the environment The Business administration apprentice undertakes a number of general office administration duties. They work closely with the Practice Manager and Marketing and Admin Support Coordinator to help maintain a smooth and efficient office. The Business administration apprentice is proactive in their work habits and shows high interest and engagement in all tasks delegated to them.


Your Local Family Solicitor Ltd





WS13 6QA

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Training provider



William Timmis

0300 456 2424

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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