Diplock Solicitors Ltd

Business Administration Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Diplock Solicitors Ltd (Employer)

Newham College of Further Education (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £175.00
35.0 hours per week 5 day a week - 9-5
18 months (duration)
16 August 2021(start date)
Business administrator (apprenticeship standard)
13 August 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

This is an exciting new position for the right candidate that is looking for an administrative role within a busy, established legal firm. Feel this could be the role for you? Apply now!


Your duties will include:

  • Meeting and greeting visitors
  • Answering a busy phone, answering queries and transferring calls
  • Sending and receiving emails to enquiries, clients and colleagues
  • Booking appointments for new and existing clients
  • Photocopying and scanning documents
  • Keeping paper and computerised records (in a confidential manner)
  • Responsible for incoming and outgoing post/setting up log system and taking post to the post office
  • To provide appropriate reception cover as and when required
  • To maintain filing systems in line with organisations policies and procedures
  • To be a flexible and supportive member of the team
  • To maintain strict confidentiality at all times
  • Attend and take part in team meetings and regular reviews with line manager etc.

Future Prospects

Potential Full-time position on completion of apprenticeship.

Reality Check

https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates 5 day a week (Possible Saturday work)

Skills Required

Desired skills

  • Fluent English, additional language skills will be appreciated.
  • Good timekeeping
  • Good with Word and Excel software


Qualities Required

Personal qualities

  • Must have a clear telephone voice
  • Able to use initiative
  • Excellent people skills
  • Organised
  • Can multi-task
  • Enthusiastic
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral

Qualifications Required

GCSEs (or equivalent or working towards) English and mathematics, grades A*-C/9-4.

Training Provided

  • Level 3 in Business and Administration
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths (where applicable)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
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