Business Admin Apprenticeship - Bradford

Brief overview of the role:

The successful candidate will be completing an NVQ Level 2 in Business Administration while working in a busy Solicitors based in Bradford.

Job Purpose:
Enhances attorney effectiveness by providing information-management support; representing the lawyer to clients and others.

Duties:

  • Welcomes guests and clients by greeting them in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries.
  • Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics; coordinating case preparation.
  • Conserves attorneys time by reading, researching, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analysing information; initiating telecommunications; organising client conferences, and meetings; scheduling couriers, court reporters, expert witnesses, and other special functions; coordinating preparation of charts, graphs, and other courtroom visuals; preparing expense reports.
  • Maintains lawyer's calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, dispositions, and travel; recording and monitoring court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements; monitoring evidence-gathering; anticipating changes in litigation or transaction preparation requirements.
  • Represents lawyer by communicating and obtaining information; following-up on delegated assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to lawyer.
  • Generates revenues by documenting and inputting attorney billable time and reimbursable expenses; preparing invoices; tracking payments.
  • Maintains client confidence by keeping client/lawyer information confidential.
  • Provides historical reference by developing and utilising filing and retrieval systems; recording meeting discussions; maintaining transcripts; documenting and maintaining evidence.
  • Maintains office supplies by checking stocks; placing and expediting orders; evaluating new products.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organisations.
  • Enhances department and organisation reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Desired skills:

  • Documentation skills
  • Meeting planning
  • Supply management
  • Telephone skills
  • Office experience - general desirable
  • PC proficiency
  • Verbal communication
  • Internal communications
  • Dependability
  • Professionalism
  • Client relationships 

Personal qualities: 

  • Friendly
  • Outgoing
  • Polite
  • Bubbly 

Qualifications required: 

  • GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English preferred but not essential.

Future prospects:

  • Potential permanent career.

Things to consider:

  • Please be aware of the vacancy location before applying.

Working week: 

35 hours, Mon-Friday, varying shifts to be discussed.
Total hours per week: 35.00

Weekly wage: 

£122.50.

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