Administrative Assistant Apprentice to the Child Care Department MESSRS REES PAGE

The role will involve working as part of a team in the firm’s Child Care Department assisting the Department in maintaining and improving administrative tasks.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 9 am to 5 pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Closing files in our Document Processing System (DPS) and preparing files for storage
  • Filing e-mails, letters, and attendance notes electronically via DPS and on paper file
  • Obtaining quotes and timescales from experts
  • Completing drug test referral forms
  • Filing Court documents through the Court On-Line portal
  • Processing legal aid payments on account applications
  • Completing applications for Legal Aid Certificate amendments
  • Inputting new client information into DPS and file opening
  • Initial Legal Aid applications
  • Initial client telephone calls

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

  • Complete a Business Administrator level 3 
  • One day fortnightly day release at Telford College 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is an opportunity to fulfill a paralegal role in the future if the apprentice shows potential and willing. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

The Care Team deals with sensitive and sometimes distressing cases involving children who are subject to Child protection measures.

About the employer

We are a High Street Legal Practice of 6 Partners and approx. 25 employees offering advice on most legal matters to individuals and businesses. We were the first firm in the City to have our own Estate agency. We are committed to Best Practices and have Lexcel accreditation.




8 - 12 Waterloo Road



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Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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