We are currently recruiting for our Reception Services team based at our city centre Canterbury office. Duties include meeting and greeting clients and visitors at our reception, daily scanning of post to the legal teams and photocopying legal documents / plans / confidential material.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,609.60 to £18,964.40

    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

    9.00am - 5.00pm Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role is diverse and varied and includes:

  • Meeting and greeting clients and visitors at our Reception
  • Daily scanning of post to the legal teams
  • Photocopying Legal Documents / Plans / Confidential Material
  • Answering the switchboard and redirecting / responding to calls as required
  • Ensuring refreshments are provided, if required
  • Updating Meeting room bookings on outlook calendar
  • Ensuring meeting rooms are checked on a daily basis
  • Recording of all hand deliveries
  • Internal delivery and collection of both internal and external mail to all offices and collation of outgoing post
  • Updating the Archive data base

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

  • Business Administration L3 and Functional Skills English and maths If Required
  • Once a month online workshops

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible permanent position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills


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

About the employer

Furley Page Private Client teams are renowned in the region and have worked for generations of families throughout Kent and the South East. Our clients treat us as their trusted personal advisers. A member of the team is recognised by Chambers HNW for their expertise in private wealth law. Our Private Client team includes a Chartered Tax Adviser and specialists in disputed Wills and Estates. Our French property team includes French nationals and a French National tax expert. Several lawyers are members of STEP, the Society for Trusts and Estates Practitioners, and are subject to a Code of Professional Conduct. Our Head of Elderly and Vulnerable Client services, Nicola August, is an approved panel Deputy for the Court of Protection. Nicola is the only Deputy appointed in East Kent and Medway. Members of our Vulnerable Client team are Accredited Members of Solicitors for the Elderly. Myfanwy McDonagh has been appointed Vice Chair of the Property Section Committee of the Law Society. Our Residential Property team is an accredited member of the Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme, which is a mark of excellence for the home buying process. Furley Page's Personal Injury team is made up of Fellows and a Senior Litigator of APIL and our Family law team includes Collaborative Lawyers




39 St Margaret's Street




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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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