Business Administration & Conveyancing Apprentice

RUSSELL & RUSSELL SOLICITORS LLP

Bolton, BL1 4AG

Closes in 16 days (Friday 9 August)

Posted on 3 July 2024


Summary

Russell and Russell, one of the leading providers of legal services across the North West, have an exciting opportunity for a Conveyancing Apprentice to join their professional and highly experienced Business Administration Team.

Annual wage
£11,648 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Business administrator (level 3)
Hours
Monday to Friday 9am -5pm Including 1 hour unpaid lunch break.

35 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 12 September

Duration

1 Year 6 Months

Positions available

2

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • The apprentice will work towards the Business Administration Level 3 Qualification
  • This will include working at the employer’s workplace (BL1 5AG) 4 days per week and attending Bolton College (BL3 5BG) 1 day (6 hours) per week

Where you’ll work

Russell & Russell Solicitors

Atria

Spa Rd

Bolton

BL1 4AG

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

BOLTON COLLEGE

Your training course

Business administrator (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Skilled in the use of multiple IT packages and systems relevant to the organisation in order to: write letters or emails, create proposals, perform financial processes, record and analyse data. Examples include MS Office or equivalent packages. Able to choose the most appropriate IT solution to suit the business problem. Able to update and review databases, record information and produce data analysis where required.
  • Produces accurate records and documents including: emails, letters, files, payments, reports and proposals. Makes recommendations for improvements and present solutions to management. Drafts correspondence, writes reports and able to review others' work. Maintains records and files, handles confidential information in compliance with the organisation's procedures. Coaches others in the processes required to complete these tasks.
  • Exercises proactivity and good judgement. Makes effective decisions based on sound reasoning and is able to deal with challenges in a mature way. Seeks advice of more experienced team members when appropriate.
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships within their own team and across the organisation. Demonstrates ability to influence and challenge appropriately. Becomes a role model to peers and team members, developing coaching skills as they gain area knowledge.
  • Demonstrates good communication skills, whether face-to-face, on the telephone, in writing or on digital platforms. Uses the most appropriate channels to communicate effectively. Demonstrates agility and confidence in communications, carrying authority appropriately. Understands and applies social media solutions appropriately. Answers questions from inside and outside of the organisation, representing the organisation or department.
  • Completes tasks to a high standard. Demonstrates the necessary level of expertise required to complete tasks and applies themself to continuously improve their work. Is able to review processes autonomously and make suggestions for improvements. Shares administrative best-practice across the organisation e.g. coaches others to perform tasks correctly. Applies problem-solving skills to resolve challenging or complex complaints and is a key point of contact for addressing issues.
  • Takes responsibility for initiating and completing tasks, manages priorities and time in order to successfully meet deadlines. Positively manages the expectations of colleagues at all levels and sets a positive example for others in the workplace. Makes suggestions for improvements to working practice, showing understanding of implications beyond the immediate environment (e.g. impact on clients, suppliers, other parts of the organisation). Manages resources e.g. equipment or facilities. Organises meetings and events, takes minutes during meetings and creates action logs as appropriate. Takes responsibility for logistics e.g. travel and accommodation.
  • Uses relevant project management principles and tools to scope, plan, monitor and report. Plans required resources to successfully deliver projects. Undertakes and leads projects as and when required.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 9-7(A*-B))
    • Maths (grade 9-7 (A*-B))

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Presentation skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Team working
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience

    Other requirements

    Applicants must have achieved 5 GCSEs or equivalent. Applications must include GCSE Grades or equivalent for English and Maths. Applicants must be able to travel daily to the employer’s workplace and attend Bolton College 1 day per week.

    About this company

    The traditions and values, which first established Russell and Russell as an early pioneer of legal services continues to serve us well today. We still provide friendly, professional advice in the manner a traditional high street law firm would, but this is now blended with a 21st Century approach. The practice has grown organically to incorporate nine offices stretching across the North West; three in Bolton and one in Atherton, Bury, Chester, Farnworth, Horwich and Middleton. Although we pride ourselves on being a regional firm, a number of our departments service clients throughout England and Wales.

    https://russellrussell.co.uk/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • There may be the opportunity to progress to full time employment or a higher qualification. There are a variety of career opportunities within Russell & Russell depending upon ambition, commitment and ability

     

     

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    BOLTON COLLEGE

    Apprenticeship Team

    apprenticeships@boltoncc.ac.uk

    01204 482000

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262237.

    Apply now

    Closes in 16 days (Friday 9 August)

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