Administration Apprentice

Kingswood Solicitors
Small Heath (B10)
Ref: BA00142

Job Role Description

Are you looking to kick-start your career with an administration role?

We are currently working alongside Kingswood Solicitors to recruit an Apprentice to join their growing team. This role offers an excellent opportunity to join a leading Solicitors Firm, as an Administrator, supporting their team with the general admin duties within the busy office environment.

During this role you will be supported by both GFT as the Training Provider, as well as the employer, to complete your Business Administration Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard.

Full training for this role will be provided!

About The Employer

Kingswood Solicitors is a leading UK law firm. It is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA ID: 466842).

We are accredited by Lexcel, ensuring high quality practice management standards.We are legally authorised to provide legal advice, assistance and representation in wide range of legal matters.

As qualified solicitors and legal advisors, we provide a tailor-made service for your immigration requirements.We are specialists in all areas of immigration including applications, appeals and judicial reviews.We have extensive experience in the complex areas of domestic violence and modern day slavery.

Role Duties

- Copy daily time sheets for department heads.
- Remind all caseworkers that their client is waiting for them
- Take all files out for department heads a day before.
- Log in post in the incoming post book and attach post to relevant files. ensure incoming post tray is clear at all times.
- Log post in outgoing post book.
- Ensure reception area is kept clean at all times and up to date with stationary and business cards.
- Remind clients about their appointment date and time by texting them via office phone.
- Reception duties & general mannerisms in reception, welcome clients and ask them to take a seat.
- Telephone training: ask clients name; are they a new client or existing? who they wish to speak to and what is it regarding.
- Key dates/note forwards
- Faxing/copying/shredding/scrap
- Basic file content & procedural rules
- Letter writing to courts/authorities/clients etc
- File structures.

Training You'll Receive

Our Business Administrator Level 3 Standard includes modules such as:

- Document Production
- Communication Skills
- Project Management
- Online Safety
- Use of Microsoft
- Sustainability
- Interpersonal Skills
- Telephone Skills
- Managing Performance
+ Many more!

You will have access to a laptop and the internet to complete your training whilst in the workplace.

This employer will also be offering tailored training for the role, which includes:
- Training to greet visitors face to face
- Telephone training
- Filing and Filing Structures
- Letter Writing

Desired Skills & Qualities

- Reliable
- Willing to learn
- Punctual
- Communicates well
- Proficient with IT

Entry Requirements

General Requirements:
- Age 16+
- Not currently in Education, Employment or Training
- Eligible to work in England
- Looking for a career in administration or accountancy

- Age 16-18: maths and English at GCSE or Functional Skills or equivalents (grades will be discussed at interview)
- Age 19+: must have maths and English GCSE grade 9 to 4 (A* to C), we also accept Functional Skills Level 2 or equivalent.

- We would like candidates to have some administration or accounting experience, although this is not essential


Working Hours

9am-5pm, Monday to Friday


National Apprenticeship Minimum Wage

Job Benefits

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, there could be further opportunities to develop based on the business needs and your career interests.

Whilst completing this role, you'll be working alongside an experienced team and a vast support network.

After This Apprenticeship

Following successful completion of this apprenticeship, you'll have the opportunity to progress with your career within the business.

You may also want to further your education journey by applying for higher level apprenticeships, further education courses, or University.

This role will also qualify you to progress onto permanent employment within an administration role..

Things To Consider

Please do not contact this employer directly. You must be eligible for the qualification first with the training provider Gordon Franks Training, who will conduct the first interview (apply online or see the ‘contact details’ section). Once successful, your details will then be forwarded to the employer for you to be considered for this vacancy.

Please research us and the employer prior to your interview.