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Office Assistant Apprentice

Goldens Solicitors , Pinner, HA5 5EN

Job title:

Office Assistant Apprentice

Employer Name:

Goldens Solicitors

Vacancy Location:

343 Rayners Lane

Pinner HA5 5EN

About the Apprenticeship :

This apprenticeship is a fantastic opportunity for a junior level administrator to put their organisational and excellent communication skills into practice.

As our Office Assistant Apprentice, you will gain training and experience in business administration and get an insight into how Goldens Solicitors is managed.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Welcoming guests as they arrive at our office
  • Respond to emails
  • General administration: producing office documents, photocopying, typing, filing and dealing with the mail.
  • Order stationery and office supplies
  • Answer the phone and take messages
  • You will be required to occasionally open the office

Weekly Wage:

£192.50/ week

Working Week:

Monday to Friday

9:30am to 5:30pm (35 hours/week with 1 hour lunch).

Future prospects description:

There is an opportunity for the right candidate to be offered a permanent job at the end of the apprenticeship.   The candidate will gain a qualification and experience in a professional environment that will stand them in good stead as they develop their career.

Employer description:

Since being established in 1994 by Caroline Golden, Goldens Solicitors have been providing clients with expert legal advice and assistance on a variety of personal injury compensation claims.

Combined, our specialist team possess over 70 years’ experience in helping our clients win the compensation they deserve for their injuries, accidents and trauma suffered as a result of the negligence of others.

We have a panel of expert accident specialists to prepare the reports needed to support our clients’ claims, including medical reports, rehabilitation requirements, aids and equipment, financial needs and losses, to help improve your quality of life.

Employer website:

Skills required:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Confident in Microsoft office programmes (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Good attention to detail
  • Well mannered
  • Customer service focused

Personal Qualities:

  • Articulate
  • Personable and willing to meet with people
  • “Can do attitude”
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Willingness to learn

 

Qualifications Required:

GCSE, Maths English, and ICT at grades A-C or equivalent.

Candidates with a degree can also apply.  However, a degree is not mandatory so if you don’t have one don’t be put off from applying!

Important Other information:

Applicants must be fully committed and ready to complete the apprenticeship programme.

Reality Check:

The role will be office based and will involve office duties as well as desk based tasks in front of a computer.

About the training:

You will be working towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Business Administration.  In addition to crucial ‘on the job training’ depending on the qualification selected you may also study the following units:

  • Principles of Business
  • Analyse and present business data
  • Principles of Project Management
  • Managing Information and Producing Documents in a Business
  • Monitor Information systems
  • Principles of Administration

Specific Questions:

  1. How do you go about establishing a rapport with people with you are meeting for the first time?
  2. When you have many things going on at one time, how do you prioritise, and where do you focus your attention?

Application closes:
20th October 2017

*Due to the high volume of interest we have in many of our vacancies it is not always possible to respond to every application.