Customer Service Apprenticeship Sowerby Bridge Pharmacy

This apprenticeship vacancy is a great opportunity for an apprentice to progress and develop their career in the pharmacy industry. You will learn aspects of Customer Service within the role by assisting customers and shadowing members of staff

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Closing date: 24 Aug 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

    Monday-Saturday Times to be agreed on interview

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    05 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001221969

  • Positions

    2 available

  • Serving customers on the phone
  • Stock counting
  • Telephone queries
  • Teamwork
  • Serving customers face to face
  • Working behind the till

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good time keeping
  • Using initiative
  • Good communication skills
  • Willing to be flexible with working hours.
  • Committed, honest, reliable and willing to learn new skills
  • Good ability to work in a team and independently
  • Committed to learning and completing NVQ(QCF) apprenticeship period
  • Willing to follow instructions

Personal qualities

  • Polite
  • Pleasant
  • Honest
  • Trustworthy
  • Hardworking and committed
  • Reliable

Qualifications required

All candidates are screened on an individual basis for suitability for apprenticeship opportunity.

However, GCSE A-C English and Maths or equivalent grades is desirable.

Future prospects

Excellent chance of full time employment after completion of apprenticeship

Things to consider

Candidates are advised to check the location of the vacancy prior to application and be able to travel to and from the location setting. Ideally A*-C GCSE grades Fantastic chance for the right learner- great enthusiasm for work, reliable Good friendly environment Development of a long term career The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Our experienced staff and pharmacists have extensive product knowledge and any enquiries are dealt with personally by them. Your order is received, processed and carefully packed right in our store and is delivered globally by reputable international couriers.

Employer

Sowerby Bridge Pharmacy

Address

Unit 4

The Old Post Office

Station Road

Sowerby Bridge

HX6 3AA

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Training provider

*Intermediate Apprenticeship*

  • Level 2 Diploma in Customer Service (QCF)
  • Functional Skills English Level 1
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 1

*Advanced Apprenticeship*

  • Level 3 Diploma in Customer Service (QCF)
  • Functional Skills English Level 2
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 2

Apprenticeship framework

Customer Service

Training provider

LEARNING FOR FUTURES LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Wise Origin

Contact

Harris Aslam 07881363147 harris@wiseorigincollege.com


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Closing date: 24 Aug 2017