Trainee Administrator Jobs 

Trainee administrator jobs work on computers to produce neat and accurate text documents. In addition to typing/word processing for reports and letters, they are responsible for a range of other tasks. Trainee administrator jobs tasks vary depending on the level of responsibility and the type of employer, but are likely to include the office junior being responsible for stationery stocks and office equipment, welcoming visitors and arranging refreshments, answering the telephone and managing post and email, maintaining filing systems, both manual and electronic.

Trainee administrator jobs can be challenging and varied.

Trainee administrator jobs work standard office hours, from Monday to Friday.  Flexitime and shift work is also possible with some employers. Temporary contracts are common and often lead to permanent employment.

How to become a Trainee Administrator?

Trainee administrators need to be good communicators with excellent interpersonal skills, accurate in their work, with a good understanding of grammar and spelling, good at working in a team, able to meet deadlines and work under pressure, discrete when handling sensitive information, interested in business.

Most legal firms employ trainee administrator support staff, so jobs are widely available across the UK.

There are no formal entry requirements, although some employers may expect GCSEs/Nationals/S-grades (A-C/1-3) in English and administration. Good keyboard skills are essential and additional computer knowledge, particularly of Word.

Trainee administrator on the job development

Companies generally support personal development of trainee administrator jobs by offering a combination of in-house and external courses, and the opportunity to work closely with experienced members of staff. There is a wide range of vocational qualifications available in this area for office juniors.

There are good opportunities for admin assistants to progress to wider administrative or secretarial jobs. Senior legal positions may also be available after specialised training. In some companies, it might be possible to move into a specialist area, such as conveyancing, court work or legal cashiering. 

As at April 2019, salaries range from around £15,000 to £19,000 a year.

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Job Listings

  1. Typist

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: £7.83 p/h

    Category: Typist

    Stafffinders are looking for a Typist for our well-established client based in Renfrewshire. This is a short term, temporary contract.
     
    The hourly rate is dependent on the candidate’s experience.
     
    Hours will vary day-to-day.
     
    Other areas of responsibility

    Typing letters/emails
    Secretarial duties including, photocopying, scanning and ensuring they remain ...

  2. Typist

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: £9.00 p/h

    Category: Typist

    Stafffinders are looking for a Typist for our well-established client based in Renfrewshire. This is a short term, temporary contract.
     
    The hourly rate is dependent on the candidate’s experience.
     
    Hours will vary day-to-day.
     
    Other areas of responsibility

    Typing letters/emails
    Secretarial duties including, photocopying, scanning and ensuring they remain ...

  3. Typist

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: £8.50 p/h

    Category: Typist

    Stafffinders are looking for a Typist for our well-established client based in Renfrewshire. This is a short term, temporary contract.
     
    The hourly rate is dependent on the candidate’s experience.
     
    Hours will vary day-to-day.
     
    Other areas of responsibility

    Typing letters/emails
    Secretarial duties including, photocopying, scanning and ensuring they remain ...

  4. Customer Relations

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: £7.50 p/h

    Category: Office Administrator

    Stafffinders are looking to recruit a Customer Service Administrator to join our client in Renfrewshire. This position is on-going temporary.
    £7.83 per hour. Monday to Friday, 9-5pm
    Duties Include:

    Providing telephone support for customer queries
    Have great Microsoft skills and use company in-house system effectively (training provided)
    Keeping files ...

  5. Administrator

    Location: Carluke

    Salary: £8.75 p/h

    Category: Admin / Secretarial / PA

    We are looking for an administrator to join one of their clients during a busy period.
    This is an immediate start and those with access to their own transport are preferable for this role. The hours are Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm this is an ongoing role approximately 4 weeks initially ...

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