Apprentice Administrative Assistant

24 Sep 2019
22 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Apprentice Administrative Assistant - Our client is a forward-thinking law firm with a fun, hard-working ethos at its heart. They are looking to recruit an Apprentice Administrative Assistant to join their small friendly team based on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds.

This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated individual looking to start a career in the legal sector. This Administrative Assistant will be on the apprentice scheme for 1 year, where you will provide a friendly, strongly client-focused service giving clear, timely and practical support. Once the apprenticeship is completed there is the potential for further career development either in office administration or legal administration depending on your capabilities.

Apprentice Administrative Assistant duties include, but are not limited to:

-Communicating with clients and colleagues to ensure exemplary service is delivered
-Updating client database as required
-Making appointments and keeping diaries
-Answering telephones, taking messages and directing calls appropriately
-Scanning, photocopying, faxing, filing and taking payments
-Collect, open and distribute post
-Assisting in other administrative tasks where required

Required Skills:

-Excellent oral and written communication skills
-PC proficient especially in Microsoft Office. Strong IT skills; with the ability to adapt to new systems quickly
-The ability to work under pressure showing commitment to your colleagues and the Firm in general
-High attention to detail
-Willing to learn
-Full driving licence

Experience/Qualifications Required

-GCSE minimum Grade B in English and Maths essential
-A Levels at Grade C or above would be an advantage
-Experience of working in an office would be an advantage but not essential

Personal Qualities:

- Confident, professional manner
- 'Can do' attitude
- Level headed
- Hard working
- Smart appearance

This role is full-time 1 year apprenticeship. Working hours are 8:30am to 5:00pm, offering a salary of GBP12,000. You will be in a relaxed, open plan layout set in a converted barn with its own parking and beautiful green parkland adjacent, the firm offers an exceptional atmosphere in which to work and be part of the team.

If you have the relevant skills and experience, please apply by forwarding an up to date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.

This vacancy is being advertised and handled by Spider, an Online Job Advertiser and Specialist Recruiter. We provide an online recruitment advertising and employee selection service in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and beyond.

Additional keywords: Apprentice Administrator, Apprentice Receptionist, Apprentice Legal

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