Blacksons are looking for a new member of the team, they want to train and support you to be the best you can be. You’ll learn new skills whilst gaining a qualification, with excellent prospects following the apprenticeship.

Job Description / General Duties will/can include:

  • Responding to queries via telephone; this will include communicating with Client, Solicitors and Estate Agents etc. where required.
  • Taking incoming calls / reception duties.
  • Assisting with general administration duties. This may include filing, scanning, creating reports etc.
  • Assisting senior members of staff with ad-hoc duties
  • Typing and setting up documents such as letters and reports
  • Keeping computer records up to date.
  • Setting up meetings and taking minutes
  •  Creating and maintaining spreadsheets and databases
  •  Maintaining a clean and tidy working environment


  • Confident communicator via telephone, email, and face to face
  • An ability to think on your feet and work as part of a team
  • Process orientated
  • Excellent degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise your workload
  • Taking initiatives
  • On time completion of tasks.
  • No quality issues arising from completed work.
  • Compliance to Company’s core processes


Job Type: Full Time, Apprenticeship

Salary £9380 PA

Hours: 9-5 Monday to Friday

Lunch Break: 30 minutes unpaid.

31 days annual leave including bank holidays and three days between Christmas and New year.

Role: Business Administrator
Job Location: Gateshead
Company: Blacksons Chartered Building Surveyors
Salary: £9380

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