Job Summary
  • Salary
    ££165 - (per week)
    £269 per week
  • Location
    Derby, Derby
  • Sector
    Business Admin Level 3
  • Duration
    12 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    30th October 2017
  • Employer Name
    Flint Bishop LLP
  • Distance from academy
    • 1.4 Miles
    • 7 Minutes
  • Address
    Derby DE1 3HQ, United Kingdom

Employer Description

Job Description

Are you professional & conscientious with aspirations of working within the legal profession?Flint Bishop Solicitors are looking for an Apprentice Receptionist/Administrator to join the team in Derby.Reporting to the Reception Manager, you will welcome visitors and provide administrative support to the legal team.
Flint Bishop Solicitors are looking for an enthusiastic and bright apprentice to join their team, based in Derby.


Typical roles and responsibilities will include but are not necessarily limited to the following:




·         Greet clients and visitors in a professional, client focused and efficient manner

·         Provide information to clients and visitors

·         Monitor visitor access and maintain security and confidentiality awareness at all times

·         Ensure where required that they have knowledge of staff movements in and out of the firm

·         Provide refreshments and ensure that these are cleared away at the end of meetings

·         Receive and sort mail and deliveries as they come into Reception throughout the day

·         Receive payments from clients

·         Where appropriate copy original ID documents

·         Arrange deliveries via external couriers

·         Make meeting room bookings

·         Keep the reception area tidy and professional at all times




·         Answer all external calls in a confident, courteous and polite manner regardless of the nature of the call

·         Be aware on a daily basis of all information that may be relevant or needed to be given to external callers

·         Take messages and ensure that these are passed on to the relevant member of staff

·         Follow our procedures in the event of an emergency situation arising


Administration Services


·         Open, sort, scan and distribute incoming post

·         Photocopying

·         Sort external post by delivery method and frank where appropriate

·         Fax documents as and when required

·         Deliver documents to both internal departments and to external locations

·         Assist with file closing for fee earning departments

·         Carry out any other administrative duties associated with the above mentioned job roles or undertake other duties within any other department of the firm.

Working Week

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm


Requirements & Prospects


A minimum of 5 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Desired Skills

  1. Excellent IT skills, particularly in MS Office Programmes
  2. An interest in Law
  3. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  4. Must be highly organised and meticulous
  5. Confident when dealing with clients and senior level staff

Personal Qualities

  1. Articulate
  2. Enthusiastic, Personable and bright
  3. Hardworking and diligent

Future Prospects

There is a full time role available for hard working apprentices and the opportunity to progress onto a level 4 qualification.

  • Apprenticeship Length
    12 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location


The Apprentice will work towards a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship for Business and Administration Professionals. The qualifications consist of:
• Advanced Apprenticeship in Business and Administration
• Level 3 Diploma in Business and Administration
• Level 2 Functional Skills English, Maths & ICT (if applicable)

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)