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Business Support Assistant Apprentice

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Job description

Brady Solicitors are looking to recruit a hardworking and ambitious administrator to join their busy city centre legal firm.

The role of the business support assistant is to perform general administrative duties and provide support to the Head of Business Support as required. As Business Support Assistant you will be expected to act as part of the business support and Service Charge team and as such your job will involve you in supporting other members of the team from time to time.

Main tasks and duties:

  • Processing and dispatching correspondence
  • To provide switchboard and reception duties
  • Liaising and instructing 3rd party contractors in preparing legal documentation
  • Creating new files and records, together with inputting data into the case management system accurately and in a timely manner
  • Updating and ensuring files are compliant and meet regulatory requirements accurately and in a timely manner
  • Assist in reviewing and developing the case management system for the Service Charge Team
  • Post duties - incoming and outgoing
  • Assisting Business Support Team Leader as necessary

Undertaking any other tasks/duties as may be reasonably required to ensure the overall administrative and operational priorities of the business are delivered in a timely and effective manner.

The above are the key duties and responsibilities for the post and they are subject to regular review. Any significant changes to the role will be subject to consultation.

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: 21/03/2020

Possible start date: 28/03/2020

Skills required

  • The post holder will be able to demonstrate strong organisational and team working skills
  • They will have a good general knowledge of ICT packages and demonstrate a good level of spoken and written literacy

Qualifications required

A*-D/9-3 in maths and English at GCSE desirable but not essential.

Candidate requirements

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit:

Please note that anyone under the age of 18 will only work a maximum of 40 hours per week. Any role which exceeds these hours on advert will be amended accordingly to fall in line with the legislation.

Please note that if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early.

This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employers address. Depending on your training you will only need to attend college in Nottingham for initial assessments, enrolment and a few other rare occasions.

Training provided

Intermediate Apprenticeship in Business Administration Level 2 - 12 months.

  • Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration
  • Functional Skills English, maths and ICT Level 1 or 2 if required

This apprenticeship is 1 day every week at the college term time only 9am - 5pm with the other days based at the work place.

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
How will you be travelling to and from the Apprenticeship?

Second question
What makes you the best candidate for this role?

Employer information

Brady Solicitors is a specialist property management law firm based in Nottingham. We help property management companies, property developers, local authorities and landlords to recover service charge and ground rent arrears and were recognised for our success in this area with the Solicitors of the Year award at the Property Management Awards 2011.

Address details:

St. Nicholas Court 2nd floor
Castle Gate

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Reference number VAC001610741
Working week Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

(35 hours per week)

Expected duration 12 months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Business and Administration - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £145.00 (Weekly)

Wage explained

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