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Legal Apprentice

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Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils
Place of work:
East Suffolk House, Melton; Riverside, Lowestoft
Salary details:
£6,752 pa
Job term:
Full Time
37 hpw
Fixed Term
Closing date:
16 July 2017
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One year training contract.

Based in Lowestoft or Melton (dependent on applicants preference).

Apprenticeship start date: 11 September 2017.

Looking to kick-start your career in local government? Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Council’s have an established and successful apprenticeship scheme, which has seen over 70% of its apprentices stay on beyond their apprenticeships to develop promising careers with the councils.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity where you can earn money as well as gaining experience and a recognised qualification, then look no further.

This exciting apprenticeship opportunity will involve providing administrative support to the Legal Services Team. You will be responsible for carrying out general legal administrative duties such as handling telephone calls, filing, scanning, raising, paying invoices and typing documents.

You will assist the Practice Development Assistant in maintaining and developing the electronic case management system, running time recording and management information reports and maintaining legal electronic templates and precedents. You will also have the opportunity to assist / shadow lawyers in Court and at committee meetings.

This apprenticeship opportunity could be your ideal first step on the career ladder in the Legal field.

You will have a minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade C or above (or equivalent) including English and mathematics, with excellent communication and IT skills and high standards of accuracy. No experience is necessary as full training will be provided.

This role can be based in our Melton (near Woodbridge) or Lowestoft offices, dependent on your preference. Please indicate your preference on your application form.

What can we offer you?

  • A fully funded and supported Level 2 Business Administration qualification
  • Generous annual leave entitlements
  • No expensive university tuition fees
  • Valuable work based skills from day one.

For an informal discussion regarding the position please contact Chris Bing by calling (01394) 444408.

Please read the job description and person specification on the right of the page before applying for this job.

Closing date: 16 July 2017

Interview date: w/c 31 July 2017

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