Agency Support Apprentice DAVID CLARKE ESTATE AGENTS (WHITSTABLE) LTD

This is an exciting opportunity to work in busy independent estate agents that deals with sales and rental properties. Your role will be a property services role but will include general office duties as well as assisting in property viewings and other aspects of the industry.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £157.95 - £274.95

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £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 to Friday - Daily Hours to be discussed at interview (with one day off in the week) Saturday 9.00am – 5.00pm 30 minute lunch break (paid)

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    53 weeks

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    05 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001222717

  • Positions

    1 available

The employer has asked that you do not contact them directly. Doing so could jeopardise your application.

If you do not meet the criteria for this position, your application will not be considered.

Training in all of the below will be given.

Main duties will include:

  • Booking appointments
  • Marketing and promoting properties for sale
  • Representing the sellers in negotiation with prospective buyer
  • Sales progression
  • Maintaining good relationships with clients
  • Keeping up-to-date with trends in the local residential property market

 

This will be an exciting role, which will teach you all aspects of working for an independent agency.  There may be future opportunities available for the right candidate.

 

After 6 months commission will be discussed on top of wage


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Customer services skills
  • Enthusiastic
  • Reliable

Personal qualities

  • Outgoing with an interest in building a career

Qualifications required

A*- C GCSE grades in English and Maths or equivalent qualifications in these subjects.

Future prospects

Potential for full time employment for the right candidate. There are opportunities to progress from a Level 2 to a Level 3 qualification. Many employers retain apprentices in full/part time positions. The Qualifications you gain can also help you to get into higher education or other employment . Being an apprentice gives you the opportunity to gain a recognised qualification and developing professional skills whilst earning a salary, inside some of Kent’s best companies. Once the Apprenticeship has been achieved you will have the skills, abilities and experience to update and enhance your CV, to make it attractive to potential employers.

Things to consider

***THE EMPLOYER HAS ASKED THAT YOU DO NOT CONTACT THEM DIRECTLY. DOING SO COULD JEOPARDISE YOUR APPLICATION*** If you do not meet the criteria for this position, your application will not be considered. National Minimum Wage From 1st April 2017, the NMW for Apprentices is £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 Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training. INTERVIEW We will be interviewing candidates who meet the criteria as they apply and will recruit after a successful interview which may be before the closing date. Reality Check You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst awaiting for your first wages to be paid.

About the employer

David Clarke is an independent family company first established in Herne Bay in 1968. We have recently expanded into Whitstable and the surrounding areas. We specialise in both the sale and letting of residential property. We believe in offering our customers a high-quality service that delivers results

Employer

DAVID CLARKE ESTATE AGENTS (WHITSTABLE) LTD

Address

50-52 Oxford Street

Whitstable

CT5 1DG

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Training provider

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework - consisting of:

  • The Intermediate NVQ Level
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) Workbook

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Kent Training & Apprenticeships

Contact

Kent Training and Apprenticeships Business Support Team 0800 731 4297 KT&A@kent.gov.uk


Employer's Application Instructions

This employer has requested all applicants to apply through Kent Training and Apprenticeships online application system – therefore, to apply for this position, please click on the link below and follow the online instructions.


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Aug 2017