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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  1. Receptionist

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: £8.50 p/h

    Category: Receptionist

    We are looking for a talented receptionist to work within the city centre area of Glasgow for our reputable client
    This is a full-time, temporary position. Hours are 9-5pm, Monday to Friday.
    Salary is dependent on experience.
    Duties include;

    Meeting and greeting clients
    Booking meetings
    Arranging couriers
    Keeping the reception ...

  2. Office Support

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Office Administrator

    Stafffinders are looking for an office support candidate on an on-going temporary basis for our clients business in Glasgow (G40)
    £9.00p/h
    Hours are approx 9-5pm, however there may be some flexibility to suit the successful candidate.
    Duties include;

    A methodological, accurate and organised approach to their work
    Answering ...

  3. Receptionist

    Location: Inverclyde

    Salary: £8.50 p/h

    Category: Receptionist


    Stafffinders are currently recruiting for a Receptionist in the Inverclyde area. 
    Salary: £8.00 - £8.50 per hour
    Tuesday - Friday (18.5hrs per week)
    Part-time, temporary ongoing.
    Holiday cover may be required, successful candidate must be available to work full-time 8.15 - 5.15
     
    Duties include:

    Answering telephone calls
    Meet ...

  4. Helpdesk Advisor

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: £8.50 p/h

    Category: Switchboard Operator

    An opportunity has arisen for x2 Helpdesk Advisors to work within our clients business on a temporary basis for 2-3 months initially.
    This is a key role within the business ensuring all queries and problems are resolved and excellent customer service is delivered. Representing the brand in a positive way ...

  5. Helpdesk Advisor

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: £8.50 p/h

    Category: Switchboard Operator

    An opportunity has arisen for x2 Helpdesk Advisors to work within our clients business on a temporary basis for 2-3 months initially.
    This is a key role within the business ensuring all queries and problems are resolved and excellent customer service is delivered. Representing the brand in a positive way ...

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