Apprentice Legal Assistant

Business Administration

At a glance

Date Posted: 15/11/2019

Expiry Date: 28/12/2019

Vacancy reference: 1596406

Wage: £7,917 - 14,942.20 (per annum)

Location: Scarborough, YO11

Apprenticeship Type/Name: Business Administration Apprentice

Working week/hours: Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm Total hours per week: 35.00

Apprenticeship duration: 15 - 24 Months Maximum with future full time position available for the right candidate.

Apprenticeship level: Advanced (Level 3)

Requirements

Qualifications required:

  • GCSE maths and English grades A*-C or 4-9 (or the equivalent) are essential for this role

Desired skills:
  • Confident computer skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Good communication skills
  • Team worker
  • Self-motivated, reliable and dependable
  • Hard working and willing to learn
  • Ensure confidentiality at all times
Personal qualities:
  • Outgoing personality
  • Confident
  • Friendly
  • Responsible
  • Professional
  • Willing to overcome objectives

Training provided:
The successful candidate will undertake the Advanced Level Business Administrator Standard, together with Functional Skills in maths and English where necessary.

Description:

The prime role of the Apprentice legal secretary is to provide direct administrative support to his/her principal to enable them to operate at optimum efficiency. The legal secretary is expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative.

  • Prepare correspondence and documents through audio-typing and word processing
  • Administer filing which will include daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the detailed procedures contained in the office manual
  • Prepare mail and enclosures for dispatch
  • Arrange for all copying to be done, in person, if the office assistant is not available to undertake the task
  • Make appointments, arrange meetings and to maintain an up to date diary for his/her principal
  • Prepare the conference room for meetings as necessary and for the tidying and clearance of the room at the end of the meeting
  • Provide refreshments when asked to do so
  • Provide support to other secretaries as required
  • Provide guidance to junior and temporary secretaries when required to do so
  • Attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm’s standards for client care
  • Undertake any specific training when required to do so and overall to have a responsibility towards self-development
  • Ensure the confidentiality of all the firm’s and clients documentation and information

Contact

Name: Jamie Greening

Email: jamie.greening@yh-group.co.uk

Phone number: 01723364848

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