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. The tasklist and jobs handled by Trainee Administrators varies 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.

Key factors in Trainee Administrator Jobs

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 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.

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. 

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  1. Administrator

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: £11.00 to £11.00 p/h

    Category: Office Administrator

    Administrator - Inchinnan
    An excellent opportunity has arisen for a talented Administrator to join our client’s business in the Inchinnan area. This is a temporary on-going position that may have the scope to become a long term opportunity for the right candidate. This is an immediate start.

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  2. Administrator (part time)

    Location: Ayrshire South

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Office Administrator

    Administrator – Maybole, Glasgow  
    Stafffinders are delighted to be partnering with their established client during a busy period and are looking for an Administrator to join their care team on an initial 4-week temporary post. This could go on longer for the right person.
    This is an integral role within the ...

  3. Administrator (Paisley)

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Office Administrator

    Administrator - Paisley
    An excellent opportunity has arisen for a talented and dedicated Administrator to join our clients forward thinking business based at their office based in Paisley. A well-established business with a great reputation in their field. This is initially an ongoing temporary assignment with the scope to lead to ...

  4. Receptionist

    Location: Ayr

    Salary: £18897

    Category: Receptionist

    Receptionist – South Ayrshire
    Stafffinders are urgently looking to recruit a receptionist, to join our third sector client based in South Ayrshire. This is a temporary position initially until end of Feb 2022. But has good scope to be longer term for the right person. You will be part of a ...

  5. Administrator

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Office Administrator

    Administrator – Paisley
    An excellent opportunity has arisen for a talented and dedicated Administrator to join our clients forward thinking business based at their HQ in Paisley within their Customer Relations department. A well-established business with a great reputation in their field. This is initially an ongoing temporary assignment that could ...

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