Business Administration Apprentice

Location: Mansfield
Employer: Hopkins Solicitors
Weekly pay: £187.50
Closing date: 30 April 2021
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Short description

Are you looking to start your administrative career within a legal environment? If you have superb communication skills and organisational skills, we would really like to hear from you about this exciting new position within our conveyancing department.

Full description

Vision Apprentices are working with Hopkins Solicitors LLP to recruit a new Business Administration Apprentice at their Mansfield office but are looking for someone who also has the capacity to work at the Kirkby office when required to help with the workload.

Hopkins are one of the leading North Nottinghamshire firms of solicitors employing a large team across five offices, 2 in Mansfield, 1 in Sutton, 1 in Kirkby in Ashfield and 1 in Nottingham.

Hopkins are currently looking to recruit a new Business Administration Apprentice.

Hopkins are a full service law firm and the successful candidates will be exposed to a full range of work during the period of their apprenticeship although the primary department for working will be conveyancing.

Hopkins are IIP accredited and are one of only 55 companies worldwide to be working with IIP on the pilot for their sixth generation accreditation scheme. It therefore values training. Many of their staff have been trained ‘in-house' and progressed through the firm.

All past trainees and office juniors have been taken on in a full time capacity, and of the current five Equity Partners, three trained with the firm. Both its Associates trained with the firm as did three Assistant Solicitors.

Hopkins' culture is one which combines hard work and professionalism with a friendly and supportive working environment. The successful candidate will have strong inter-personal skills, being able to communicate effectively with colleagues and most importantly with the firm's clients.

Hopkins Solicitors are a local firm of Solicitors. They pride themselves in providing a personal face to face service by local people (where possible). Building strong relationships with their clients, leads to repeat business so they strive to provide the best customer experience.

Hopkins are proud that the quality of their service has been recognised by the Law Society with the prestigious LEXCEL standard. This is only given to solicitors' firms that meet the highest standards of management and customer care.

Hopkins are committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. A copy of the Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request.

The ideal candidate for this role must have the following:

  • A strong desire to learn
  • Enthusiastic and ambitious
  • Hardworking
  • Organisation skills
  • Adaptable and accommodating
  • A smart and tidy appearance
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • I.T competent - particularly in the use of Microsoft programmes
  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance

All relevant training will be given.

The successful apprentice will be completing a Business Administration Apprenticeship Level 3 and will be employed by Hopkins Solicitors for the duration of the apprenticeship with possible progression opportunities beyond.

We will be holding assessment sessions for applicants who meet the Person Specification below.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • General office administration
  • Opening and Closing files for the conveyancing department
  • Photocopying and scanning
  • Administration relating to conveyancing completions
  • Dealing with post and franking
  • Liaising with other departments within the realms of the role
  • Another ad hoc duties as required

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