Credit Style Limited

Paralegal Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Credit Style Limited (Employer)

Sheffield College, the (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £168.75
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:30.
24 months (duration)
7 December 2020(start date)
Paralegal (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
2 December 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Excellent career entry role into the legal services industry with this Paralegal apprenticeship - assisting our house legal team, comprising of highly experienced lawyers, to provide a first-class service to our clients.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Legal Collections Supervisor.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Make and receive collection telephone calls
  • Gather and record information by asking appropriate questions
  • Negotiate commitments to resolve overdue accounts Monitor arrangements and commitments to ensure timely resolution
  • Manage a diary system to take appropriate follow up action
  • Review pre-legal debts to assess suitability for legal action Initiate county court legal actions for debt recovery and progress to judgment and enforcement
  • Advise clients on prospects for successful recovery and assist with overcoming disputes and reasons for non-payment
  • Work with courts, enforcement agencies and other suppliers to ensure high standards of service are maintained at all times
  • Such other duties as may be required

Future Prospects

Sustained employment and further accredited training for the committed and passionate candidate.

Reality Check

Candidates will ensure they have sustainable transport to reach our location of:

5 Rutland Court, 161 Rutland Road, Sheffield, S3 9PP.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • IT skills - Use of Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Administration skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Literacy skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Numerate

Qualities Required

  • Disciplined approach to time keeping and process flows
  • Good attention to detail and precision in their work
  • Reliable

Qualifications Required

5 GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English Language.

Training Provided

Level 3 Paralegal apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 3 Professional Diploma in Law and Practice
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Delivered in your workplace with one to one training and tutor visits every 4 weeks, plus one day or evening a week attendance at College over 35 weeks each year - subject to Covid-19 restrictions.

Portfolio and scenario assessment at the end of the programme, plus examinations. Those who enrol will become professional members of CILEx.

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