Business Administrative Apprentice (Latimer Hinks Solicitors Ltd) LATIMER HINKS SOLICITORS LIMITED

Latimer Hinks, a friendly, family-based solicitors, require an apprentice to fulfil a position that will involve providing support to Reception, the Post room and Accounts Department, as well as Secretarial staff and other administrative staff to provide clerical and administrative support. Taking responsibility for opening files including setting up physical files and inputting data into the case management system.

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Closing date: 07 Jul 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 - Thursday, 9.00am - 5.15pm and Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main duties include but not limited to:

  • Reception duties including answering the telephone and dealing with clients face to face and passing of messages
  • Taking responsibility for opening files including setting up physical files and inputting data into the case management system
  • Undertaking safety tests
  • Using basic Microsoft packages
  • Scanning, sending post and saving it into the bespoke IT system
  • Producing, photocopying, and scanning documents
  • Ordering stationery
  • Inputting key dates
  • Tidying office environment

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

Training will be provided to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (as required)
  • Training will take place periodically at our training centre (DL1 5AJ).  Here you will learn the theory elements of the course, gaining the knowledge to complete the qualifications
  • The apprenticeship requires an End Point Assessment which involves giving a presentation and a professional discussion with an Independent End Point Assessor

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, the right candidate could progress to be offered a full-time role

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Willingness to Learn, Client focused service, Multitasker, Provide support to the team


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

Things to consider

• Training will be delivered at our training centre in Darlington and you will need to make your own way there • Travel to and from the employer will be required

About the employer

Latimer Hinks is a discreet niche law firm with a national presence providing specialist and bespoke services in private client, property and agricultural law for 125 years+. Their accomplishments and achievements have been built upon their quiet and understated approach and their ability to provide legal services usually only expected from city-based firms. Of the few firms who choose to specialise in select areas of law, they are one of the largest acting in the NE of England and N Yorkshire







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Training provider



Graham Curry


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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