QA Ltd

Administration Apprentice

Ref: 82818
Location: 9 Melville Crescent, Edinburgh, EH3 7LZ
Workplace: Scott & Co
Salary: £21,252 per annum


Scott & Co, based just outside of Edinburgh City centre is recruiting for a new apprentice to join their Sheriff Officer’s administration team!  The company is part of Marston Holdings, and a leading provider of debt recovery, and enforcement services.

You will be in good hands! The business is committed to supporting the development of junior talent and over the past year has recruited no fewer than 10 apprentices across multiple locations!

Read what one of their current apprentices has to say:

‘The apprenticeship has taught me new things every week and I’m really enjoying the challenge!’ 

Will you be the next apprentice? You will be assigned a skills coach, and 20% of your work time is spent studying towards a nationally recognised qualification – Digital Applications Support SCQF Level 6 Modern Apprenticeship, delivered by QA Apprenticeships. 


  • Accurate legal document preparation and proof checking
  • Creation on weekly reports to submit for online system 
  • Routing of daily workload 
  • Monitor the quality of output – check specified requirements and adhere to deadlines
  • Reply to communications from clients/customers and other parts of the business
  • Ensure correspondence is issued correctly
  • Work closely with Sheriff Officer and assisting with additional admin duties 
  • Build and develop working relationships
  • Continue to enhance skills and knowledge to achieve the best results

You will need the following skills:

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Excellent communications – both verbal and written
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Positive outlook and a clear focus on quality
  • Passionate attitude for change and personal development
  • Good relationship building skills
  • Professional manner

What you’ll get in return:

  • 24 days annual plus 6 bank holidays 
  • Full training and opportunity to acquire further professional qualifications 
  • Pension training 
  • Excellent company culture


£21,252.00 per annum

Working week:

Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5:00pm

Future prospects:

Opportunity to progress into a Sheriff Officer position

Important information:

Throughout your apprenticeship you are supported by your skills coach and your account manager. They work with your line manager to ensure you settle in, help you develop all the skills you need to pass your assessments, and can provide one to one support.

At the end, as well as the valuable experience you have gained, you get a nationally recognised qualification.

Interested? Apply now!