Legal & Business Enterprise Apprentice PROGRESSION SOLICITORS LTD

Areas of expertise include business and commercial, commercial property (including landlord and tenant), employment, wills and inheritance tax planning, powers of attorney, trusts, divorce, family matters, dispute resolution (including mediation) and residential conveyancing.

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

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Closing date: 29 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,648.00

    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 - Friday. Shifts to be disclosed.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    31 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000254591

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

At Progression Solicitors, all new employees shall be asked to complete an induction period starting with our front of house team.

This period will be discussed at the time of the interview and depend upon the development within the role. This ensures everyone understands the policies and procedures that are integral to the running of Progression Solicitors. Some of the daily routine shall include the following:

  • Opening and closing procedures for the office daily
  • Greeting and assisting clients. visitors and tradespersons
  • Basic security procedures in the organisation by monitoring logbook, check in and out procedures, issuing guest passes/SALTO fobs as required in designated offices. Dealing with hot desks which are operated over all five offices
  • Answering and transferring phone calls, taking messages, and providing certain information as directed by a fee earner/manager, or allocated training support person. Monitoring and ordering office supplies
  • Sorting and delivery of mail, packages, and products
  • Updating all online monitoring procedures carried out for transferal of all documentation between all offices
  • Preparing and maintaining meeting and training rooms
  • Preparation of drinks for clients, fee earners, management and other members of staff as required
  • Performing clerical tasks such as filing, copying, and booking appointments
  • Having active listening and communication skills, interpersonal skills, and computer skills
  • Being able to adapt and learn case management systems and online portals
  • Gaining full knowledge of the office manual – policies and procedures that are integral to the running of Progression Solicitors
  • Ongoing training in compliance and procedures to include various online and in house mandatory courses
  • Ability to gain the confidence to work under pressure, to possess handling skills, technical skills, as well as develop in the future to join and become a valid support member to one of the legal departments alongside the reception role

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Programme:

  • Relevant training will be provided through Lancaster and Morecambe College
  • Functional Skills in maths and English may be required
  • Level 3 Business Administration qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We offer various career opportunities within the practice.

After completion of a successful apprenticeship within Progression Solicitors, opportunities will be offered to move forward with career building opportunities to take you in a direction of your choice within the practice. These options will be discussed along the career path and this will forge a path forward to an exciting career within Progression Solicitors.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Progression Solicitors stretches over a 5 office location taking in Lancaster, Grange, Ulverston, Windermere and Barrow. We have a dedicated local team and provide a client focused, value-for-money service. Our lawyers offer specialist advice and a wealth of experience gained from working in leading city practices. Areas of expertise include business and commercial, commercial property (including landlord and tenant), employment, wills and inheritance tax planning, powers of attorney, trusts, divorce, family matters, dispute resolution (including mediation) and residential conveyancing.

Employer

PROGRESSION SOLICITORS LTD

Address

5 Thurnham Street

Lancaster

LA1 1XU

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Training

Training provider

LANCASTER AND MORECAMBE COLLEGE

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

Contact

Charlie Helme

c.helme@lmc.ac.uk

01524 521483

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: 29 Jun 2024