Business Administration Apprentice PUMP COURT CHAMBERS LIMITED

Pump Court Chambers is one of the UK’s premier common law chambers, with deep strength in civil, criminal and family law. Based in London and focusing on the South and West, our breadth of expertise and collaborative approach enable us to provide clients with joined-up, practical solutions across multiple specialisms in law.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 11 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £16,000.00

    Salary increased to £20,000 a year after successful completion of the Apprenticeship

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000226791

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The main duties of this apprenticeship include:

Assisting the clerks and barristers:

  • Helping clerks to fulfil their duties and assisting in the smooth and efficient running of the Clerks room
  • Assisting the Barristers and helping them with their daily needs.
  • Assisting Barrister when attending Court (Carrying of documentation & Books)

Handling post:

  • Receipt and Distribution of Post
  • Parcelling of post and DX
  • Dealing with post/franking machine including trips to the post office

General office duties:

  • Processing of incoming and outgoing emails, scanned documents & faxes
  • Collection and distribution of briefs and instructions
  • Photocopying and filing of documentation
  • Answering telephones
  • Be the on-call person/contact for telephone and IT issues
  • Paying in cheques at the bank
  • Eventually Mags/Pattison Law type billing plus assisting all other
  • Clerks with any ad-hoc assistance (heavily supervised at least to begin with)
  • Reception of clients and making of tea and coffee
  • Ordering and checking stock etc. for Stationery (including hand towels)
  • Ordering and checking stock for coffee, tea, sugar, water and biscuits
  • Set up/prep conference rooms
  • Confidential waste
  • Collar Cleaning
  • General tidiness of Chambers
  • Organise and facilitate strong room clear out and company to take away broken computers/chairs etc.
  • Organise for ad hoc repairs (electricians, plumbers – we have regular firms so would just be a call or email to arrange call out and then supervise call out) the external doors

The training you will be getting

  • Business Administration Level 3 Standard.

Apprentices learn the skills they need on the job with the guidance of a development coach who is an expert from industry. You will finish your apprenticeship with a recognised qualification, valuable industry experience, money, and substantial opportunities for promotion.

Training is a blended learning delivery model: online learning, classroom sessions, work-based training, independent research, workplace projects, one-to-one support and training. Your training will include:

  • Information Technology
  • Record Document Production
  • Stakeholders and Stakeholder Management
  • Policies
  • Business Fundamentals
  • Planning and Organisation
  • Relevant Regulation
  • Processes
  • Effective Project Management
  • Managing Performance

For a full overview of the business administrator standard please click on the following link:

https://creativealliance.org.uk/apprenticeships/business-administrator-level-3/

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Potential of full-time employment for the right candidate upon successful completion of their apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Logical

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Pump Court Chambers is one of the UK’s premier common law chambers, with deep strength in civil, criminal and family law. Based in London and focusing on the South and West, our breadth of expertise and collaborative approach enable us to provide clients with joined-up, practical solutions across multiple specialisms in law.

Employer

PUMP COURT CHAMBERS LIMITED

Address

31 Southgate Street

SO23 9EB

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Training

Training provider

THE WEST MIDLANDS CREATIVE ALLIANCE LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 11 Mar 2024