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Apprentice Administrative Assistant – KT&A1631

Location: Pembury (TN2 4PH)
Closing date: 29/03/2018
Industry: Administration
Vacancy reference: KT&A1631

Employer Description

Burtons has been a part of the local community, which now includes The Tunbridge Wells Hospital, for over 30 years and as such understands the value of a personal, friendly and professional service.

Our excellent staff are approachable and ensure we are easily available to our clients, looking after matters promptly and efficiently.

We are a long-established solicitors firm that provide legal services to the local community. Although our primary area of work is residential conveyancing, we are also expanding into other areas of practice.


Description of vacancy

This is a varied administrative job in a busy office.

The role with involve answering telephone calls from other solicitors and client in professional manner; opening and scanning post; file openings; photocopying and providing general assistance to the firm.


We currently have an exciting opportunity for someone to join one of our two offices in Kent. The role will require you to assist the team with enquiries by telephone from clients and other professionals ensuring that all queries are recorded appropriately in our Case Management system. Carrying out general administrative support duties such as photocopying, filing, faxing, scanning. Sorting and distributing incoming mail effectively and preparing outgoing mail runs, when required.


£105pw, subject to review


30 hours, based on 4 days per week

9 – 5:30

1 hour for lunch

Qualifications Required

Minimum achieved Grade D or equivalent in English and Maths and ICT or L2 equivalent.

Skills Required

  • Well organised and diligent
  • Good IT Skills
  • Good Telephone Manager
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills

Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework – consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

Additional Detail

As of 1st April 2018, the NMW for Apprentices is £3.70 per hour. This applies to 16 - 18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training.

Important Information

The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.

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