Business Admin Apprenticeship @ Hardings Solicitors Limited

Key Training
SR1 1QH, Sunderland
£175 per week
06 Apr 2021
06 May 2021
Start Date
18-24 months
  • Working week 
    • Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.
    • Total hours per week: 37.50
  • Weekly wage £175.00
  • Expected duration 18 months
  • Possible start date 26 Apr 2021
  • Apprenticeship level Advanced Level Apprenticeship

    Vacancy description

We are a highly successful law firm based in Sunderland. The day to day role includes:

  • The effective processing of all incoming telephone calls including the logging of calls and the conveying of messages
  • Diary management for fee earners
  • The provision of telephone support to directors and other staff members as required
  • Deal with all visitors to the reception area especially new clients
  • Administration of the facsimile, franking and photocopier machines
  • Ensure the tidiness of the reception area
  • Undertake other clerical and administrative duties as may reasonably be required from time to time
  • To deliver messages to the courts
  • Undertake photocopying tasks
  • Prepare post for dispatch
  • Take special deliveries to the Post Office
  • Under the supervision, send Faxes and ensure that any received Faxes are immediately brought to the attention of the relevant fee-earner
  • Return law library books
  • Act as telephonist/receptionist

Requirements and prospects Desired skills

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel 
  • Able to multi task 
  • Excellent communication skills and telephone manner 
  • Great maths and English skills 

Personal qualities

  • Able to multi task 
  • Self motivated 
  • Quick learner 
  • Able to use own initiative 
  • Efficient 
  • Punctual 
  • Responsible 

Desired qualifications

Maths and English at 7 - 4/A - C grades or equivalents are desirable for this role. 

Future prospects

Full time position in the company for the right candidate.

Things to consider

The ideal candidate for this role will be highly motivated to succeed in the real estate industry and must be articulate with excellent written and verbal communication skills. They should also be disciplined and well organised, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment. Computer literacy including experience of Microsoft Outlook and Excel is essential, as well as a natural telephone manner. Must be able to work on their own and within the team, they should be able to prioritise work and work within set guidelines, and confidentially relay information to both clients and other staff members. The ideal candidate needs to be able to perform duties in an organised, accurate, and timely manner. 

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):