Apprentice Office Administrator

Uckfield, East Sussex
£168.75 per week
28 Nov 2017
26 Dec 2017
Contract Type

The purpose of the role is to ensure smooth running of the Branch and provide administrative support.

The key tasks will include:

  • Sorting incoming and outgoing post and DX and putting into appropriate trays
  • Clearing all departmental trays of internal and external post at regular intervals
  • Back up telephone for reception and providing reception cover when needed
  • Preparing closed files for archiving and retrieving from archive centre if required
  • Carrying out banking procedures by writing cheques and paying in cheques received in that day
  • Maintaining fire alarm records and responsible for system working efficiently
  • Maintaining two weekly health & safety, and fire safety checks
  • Ordering stationery on a weekly basis Ordering kitchen and food supplies for the branch
  • Provide refreshments for clients if necessary
  • Photocopying large trial bundles for various departments as needed
  • Responsible for supervision of recycling as much as possible
  • Updating loose leaf  legal books and maintaining tidiness of library
  • Ensure all client facing areas are kept to a high standard
  • To assist with any other ad hoc office support tasks as they arrive Working week

Mon-Fri 8.30-5.00, 37 hours per week.

The length of programme is 13 months.

Possible start date 02 Jan 2018

Apprenticeship level Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

The essential skills for the role include:

  • Good organisation and self motivation skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Building relationships and team working skills
  • Flexibility  

Personal qualities  

The essential personal qualities for the role include:

  • Personable and friendly manner
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Good organisation and skills
  • Positive, confident and flexible approach to tasks
  • Professional and clear telephone manner
  • Able to work well as part of a team  

Qualifications required  

It is essential that you have Maths and English GCSEs at grades A*-C or equivalent. 

It is desirable that you have an A Level education. 

Future prospects

It is anticipated that on successful completion of the apprenticeship that the candidate will apply for a permanent role within the organisation.


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