Apprentice Sales Assistant Peacocks Stores
To provide excellent customer service and generate sales. You will need to be flexible, with a positive attitude and happy to be multi-skilled across the following areas; till operation, stock replenishment, administrative work and customer service.
Closing date: 28 Aug 2017
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).
Total hours per week: 32.00
Possible start date
06 Sep 2017
10 May 2017
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
This role will suit someone looking to gain a recognised qualification whilst working in a supportive and ever expanding organisation. To provide excellent customer service and generate sales.
You will need to be flexible, with a positive attitude and happy to be multi-skilled across the following areas:
- Till operation
- Stock replenishment
- Administrative work and customer service
Requirements and prospects
- Good level of numeracy
- Good communication skills – both written and verbal
- Comfortable working as part of a team and also using own initiative
- Previous experience of working in hospitality is desirable
- Be an excellent communicator
- Possess a willing manner
- Good social skills
- Be highly self motivated
GCSE grade A*-C in Maths and English (or equivalent).
Things to consider
About the employer
Albert Frank Peacock founded the company in Warrington, Cheshire in 1884; a true Victorian Penny Bazaar selling anything and everything. His founding principle of value helped Peacocks develop a successful business that continued to grow throughout the twentieth century. In 1940, Albert’s son, Harold, moved the business to its current home in Cardiff.
Growing Into Clothes...
During the following years Peacocks continued to establish itself as a value-for-money retailer. From the mid 1990s onward Peacocks experienced significant development and growth and a greater emphasis on fashion, which helped to propel the brand to even greater success in today's market.
- 1997 - Peacocks has a management buy-out.
- 1999 - Peacocks floated on the London Stock Exchange.
- 2002 - The Peacock Group acquired value retailer Bonmarche.
- 2004 - The Peacock Group opened its first international store in Bahrain.
- 2006 - Peacocks de-listed from the Stock Exchange to once again become a privately owned business.
- 2008 - Peacocks exceeds 500 stores in the UK.
- 2009 - Peacocks continues to open stores in the UK and abroad. Through collaboration with fashion designer Pearl Lowe. Peacocks continues to strengthen its fashion credentials.
- 2012 - EWM Group buy Peacocks
Level 2 Apprentices are allocated a Learning and Development Consultant (Assessor) who comes into the workplace to visit the Apprentice at work every month.
Each visit lasts around 2 hours and will include:
- Assessment and evidence gathering towards achievement
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Qube Qualifications And Development Limited
ANDREA FERN 07469080170 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Closing date: 28 Aug 2017