Apprentice Lettings Negotiator William H Brown

Become a part of one of the UK’s leading Estate Agents being part of the Connells Group inc. Sequence with over 510 High Street Branches, employs over 5,700 people… THE OPPORTUNITIES ARE ENDLESS

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Closing date: 03 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    5 days out of 7, Monday - Saturday - 08:30 - 18:00

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    26 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001216009

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • At the beginning of your apprenticeship you will spend most of your time shadowing experienced members of the branch to give you a clear insight on the smooth running of the business on a daily basis.
  • Assist the Lettings Manager in maximising the overall income and profitability of the branch.
  • Maintain an adequate applicant register.
  • Maintain regular contact with the company’s clients.
  • Ensure all appointments are entered into the office diary.
  • Ensure the placement of timely advertisements within the expenditure limits set by your Area Director and monitor responses.
  • Complete success sheets and process tenant applications in accordance with company policy.
  • Qualify landlords and tenants according to company policy and in particular in accordance with the information required for completion of tenant and landlord cards/forms.
  • Ensure all signups are dealt with efficiently and explanations are provided to tenants where necessary.
  • Ensure all tenants are aware of their insurance responsibilities and endeavour to sell suitable insurance at every opportunity.
  • Carry out viewings and market appraisals in a professional and efficient manner when required.
  • Ensure you comply at all times with all legislative requirements and company directives, policies and procedures.
  • Carry out ad hoc projects at the request of your Manager and others as and when required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Previous sales and/or customer service experience is desirable.
  • Target orientated with a proven track record of achievement.
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to remain calm and professional at all times.
  • Highly organised and enthusiastic.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain internal/external relationships.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently use Microsoft Office, specifically Word and Excel.
  • Team Player
  • Be a car owner with a full (preferably clean) driving licence

Personal qualities

  • Professional and flexible
  • Driven and positive
  • Have a genuine interest in working within estate agency
  • Ability to manage stress
  • Well presented, polite, tactful and friendly

Qualifications required

English and Maths at grade A – D or equivalent are desirable.

Future prospects

After successful completion of this apprenticeship you may be offered the chance to join the sales department as a negotiator.

About the employer

We are committed to providing the highest levels of customer care alongside a range of products and services. We understand that deciding what to do with any property can be a stressful time. That’s why we’ve based the success based on one simple philosophy; to remove all those stresses and strains by offering a personal yet innovative approach with you in mind. Since the first branch opened its doors in 1936, the company has risen to become one of the largest and most successful estate agency groups in the country.

Employer

William H Brown

Address

1A Arndale Centre

Otley Road

Headingley

Leeds

LS6 2UE

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Training provider

  • Full Property lettings and management incorporating:
  • NVQ where evidence will be gathered to build a portfolio showing your competency within the role
  • Functional Skills to include Maths, English and IT (depending on award and previous qualifications) where a tested part will be completed
  • Technical Certificate to underpin your knowledge of working in the sector, this also comes with a tested part.

Apprenticeship framework

Property Services

Training provider

BABINGTON BUSINESS COLLEGE LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Babington Business College

Contact

Scott Hill 01332 345450 Scott.Hill@babingtongroup.co.uk


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Closing date: 03 Sep 2017