Business Support Apprentice FRESH GROCERY DIRECT LIMITED

An exciting opportunity has become available to work with an exciting and modern business, providing fresh food supplies . If you are enthusiastic, have a great personality, want to grow and learn with a professional business and have excellent communication skills then apply now!

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Mon-Fri, 8am-4pm or 9am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    08 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Business Support Apprentice to join an exciting and modern business, providing fresh food supplies.  


If you’re bright, positive and professional and an intelligent and articulate individual this role is the right role for you. You’ll need to be confident within yourself and take control and ownership of your duties. This is an excellent role if you’re looking to launch your career with a great business.


The successful applicant will have a genuine opportunity to develop a long-term career with this business gaining key skills within a business environment. The business has successfully developed apprentices in the past that are now highly-valued members of their team.


You would be joining a unique company with a very customer-centric approach, and this is a hands-on role, in a very proactive team. You need to be confident in dealing with people, enjoy multitasking and problem-solving, and have good PC skills.


General Duties & Responsibilities Include:

  • Handling incoming emails
  • Interacting with customers via Live Chat
  • Diary management
  • Promotion of goods and services
  • Sales order processing/admin
  • Updating company databases/systems
  • Filing and document management
  • Document validation to ensure works are completed effectively
  • Assisting department on various admin tasks
  • Liaising with onsite staff


Benefits include:

  • 20 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Full training provided
  • Opportunity to progress within the company
  • Achieve nationally recognised qualifications

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication with a self-assured personality
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office
  • An excellent and confident telephone manner
  • A great eye for detail and excellent organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • Have an outwardly positive and passionate demeanour
  • The ability to maintain the honesty and integrity of the firm
  • Team player
  • Ability to take follow instructions accurately
  • Punctual

Qualifications required

Minimum grade C for English GCSE or equivalent.

Future prospects

Successful candidates may be able to progress to a permanent role within the business after completing their apprenticeship.

Things to consider

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).

About the employer

Bearfaced was launched with a simple idea that has been lost in the grocery industry today; to provide real food made by real people. An independent business run by friends and our families delivering on a simple idea that nobody was getting right:- Great quality, good value, really fresh food, delivered conveniently. These are our priorities, not an after-thought, like many in our industry. We want to save you the time and stress of the supermarket and inspire you with easy and nutritious recipes to put the joy back into your mealtimes. No big brands, no hidden additives, no short shelf lives, no misleading offers, no corporate jargon and no fat cats!




Unit 8


Longbridge Road


M17 1SN

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Training provider

  • Full Business Admin Apprenticeship incorporating NVQ at Level 2, 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. 
  • Complete a Technical Certificate to underpin your knowledge of working in the sector, this also comes with a tested part.
  • Full on the job training will also be provided by the employer as well as further training opportunities.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by THE RECALVI ENTERPRISE LTD


Waqar Hussain 0161 804 0211

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017