Administrative Apprentice (Legal)

Contract type
15 month fixed term contract
Post number
Civic Centre
Living wage
£17, 941.37 per annum
37.5 hours per week (banking 30 minutes per week to be used towards the shut down at Christmas and New Year)
Closing date
Interview date
To be confirmed

Harlow Council is looking for an Apprentice to work within its busy Legal team based at the Civic Centre

There are lots of benefits to doing an apprenticeship. You can earn while you learn, and learn in a way that is best suited to you, through hands on experience on the job. Key benefits of being an apprentice include:

  • earning a salary
  • getting paid holidays
  • receiving training
  • gaining an NVQ
  • learning job-specific skills

Working in our busy Legal Services team, you will assist with a wide range of administrative tasks in a legal environment.   

Applicants must have a keen interest in working in an office environment and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent IT skills are essential, as well as a positive approach to effective communication.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to undertake two short competency tests as part of the interview process.

The successful apprentice will undertake an NVQ 2 or 3 in Business Administration at Harlow College. To qualify for NVQ funding applicants must not have achieved a level 3 qualification or above in the same subject area.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Amy Layton, Assistant Solicitor/CILEX/Barrister on 01279 446062 or Dimple Roopchand, Principal Solicitor (Litigation and Property) on 01279 446075

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To apply, please email your completed application form to 

You will need to send your application form as an email attachment, rather than providing a link to a cloud-hosted document like Google Drive or OneDrive. 

You can also collect and submit application forms in person at the Civic Centre. 

Please note Harlow Council does not accept CVs.

We also have a Word version of the job application form