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Administration Apprentice

Job description

Freeths LLP Are looking to recruit a professional and confident candidate to join their team as a legal secretary apprentice. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company who have been featured in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For.

Our aim is to attract and retain the most talented people, and part of this is providing a great place to work. So, to support fairness and equality and to encourage a healthy work-life balance, we continually monitor and improve our benefits. We are proud that what we have achieved has been recognised over the past few years, being awarded Best Companies star status on a number of occasions and have featured in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For. We are also a silver standard accredited Investor in People Company, which means we are recognised for our efforts to improve work place engagement, leadership, personal growth, wellbeing, team working and our impact on society. Our Legal Apprentices work closely with our fee earners, providing them with general administrative support, such as; scanning, copying, faxing and filing (both paper and electronic). Other duties may include handling routine enquiries and communication, as well as copy typing of correspondence, letters and emails. Whilst gaining experience in the workplace, our apprentices are supported to work towards and achieve an externally recognised qualification. Filing Scanning Answering calls and emails and directing as appropriate Typing correspondence Working as part of a team Faxing Supporting the fee earners

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 15/11/2021

Possible start date: 22/11/2021

Skills required

  • Good keyboard skills and familiarity with MS Office suite
  • Good spelling and grammar
  • Qualifications Required

Qualifications required

GCSE (or equivalent) Grade C or above in Maths and English

Training provided

Business Administrator Standard Level 3 - Functional Skills level 1 / 2 Please click on the link above for more information regarding End Point Assessment.

Future progression

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship

Additional questions for candidates

During the application process you will be asked the following additional question(s) below. To prepare yourself, have a think about how you might answer them.

First question
Why do you want to work for this company?

Second question
How will you access this position on a daily basis?

Employer information

The Freeths Group is one of the UK's leading regional law practices. We offer services to both the commercial and private client across the entire legal spectrum. We operate from offices in Bristol Birmingham, Derby, Leeds, Leicester, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Oxford, Sheffield, Stoke and Liverpool.

Address details:

Freeth Cartwright
Cumberland Court
80 Mount Street

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Reference number VAC001764081
Working week Monday - Friday (9am-5.30pm)

(40 hours per week)

Expected duration 18 months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Business Administrator - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary £250.00 (Weekly)

Wage explained

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

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