Apprentice - Facilities

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 619272687-2
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2022
  • Apprentice Employer: Royds Withy King
  • Location: Bath, Somerset
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Real Estate & Property, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

The Vacancy

We are currently looking for an apprentice to join our facilities and operations team in Bath. The ideal individual will ensure day to day management of all Facilities requirements are met. To assist on storage, maintenance and archiving of deeds/wills and probate files, using a computerised database system. To assist the Facilities Manager with H&S requirements including new starter inductions and maintenance of records. Cover and support will be required at certain times in both the Bath offices.

Key Responsibilities:

• Cover mail room duties on a daily basis
• Provide support to all internal RWK Goodman clients regarding stationery and other miscellaneous requests as and when required
• Providing reprographics support for all departments on request
• Ordering of stationery, lighting, cash & carry consumables
• Investigate and respond accordingly to any reports of breakdowns or faults. Contacting & arranging maintenance/repair of services where required
• Oversee cleaning standards, liaise with company if issues
• Assist the Facilities Manager in the procurement of consumables, non consumable and general services for all RWK Goodman offices
• Act as representative when sourcing/agreeing new contracts
• Assist in planning & execution of office moves within agreed timeframes
• Manage storeroom, control of rubbish/recycling and kitchen standards
• Complete H&S inductions for new members of staff ensuring accurate records are kept, supported by the H&S Co-ordinator

Personal specification:


• Minimum of 5 GCSEs A-C (Including English and Maths)
• Working knowledge of Microsoft packages including Word and Excel


• Previous experience within a customer service role or office environment
• Previous experience within a legal environment is desirable
• Excellent organisation capability with the ability to effectively prioritise
• Client service focused

The Company

We are a progressive UK Top 100 law firm known for our commercial, private client, clinical negligence and personal injury work.

Our firm has 450 people with offices in Bath, Oxford, London, Swindon and Marlborough.

At Royds Withy King, people come first. Our brand is built around being 'Ahead of the Curve'. By this we mean always trying to put ourselves in our clients' shoes, looking ahead to the future, anticipating their needs and coming up with solutions.

We also pride ourselves on providing a brilliant place to work. We recognise that investing in our people and their career is the only way we can succeed in achieving what is best for our clients. Our friendly, accessible and supportive culture is incredibly important to us and we are continually looking at new ways to nurture and enhance it. Our people tell us that this is a firm with a flat structure, where everyone has a voice and everyone's opinions matter.

Career Development

Over a number of years, we have developed a robust and transparent framework which shows you exactly what you need to achieve in order to grow your career at the firm. This isn't just about hitting KPIs.

The framework helps you to understand how your contribution and behaviours are woven together to create the basis for your progression in the firm. From Secretary to Partner, you can see exactly what is expected of you along the way