Claims Apprentice with Zurich

Zurich Financial Services

Looking for an alternative to University? Thinking about an apprenticeship? You should. If you’re looking for a challenging, dynamic work environment with recognition and rewards for your creativity, innovation and determination, work with us.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage

£311.50

Working week

Monday-Friday, 9:00-17:00

Total hours per week: 35.00

Apprenticeship duration

18 months

Possible start date

02 Oct 2017

Date posted

30 May 2017

Apprenticeship level

Unknown Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC001241124

Positions

2 available

As a Claims Apprentice you’ll be able to start a career in insurance with one of the world’s most successful insurance companies, allowing you to gain a qualification and experience while earning a wage.

You’ll be able to earn and learn in an apprenticeship role that will give you a real job with real responsibility from day one in a truly global company. We offer a fast-paced environment, where quick thinking and finding ways to protect the things people love. Our apprenticeships cater for a variety of different skillsets and interests and you’ll receive all the training, support and opportunities you need to set you on your way to a successful career with us.

Our Claims function is the largest department in our UK business, and it’s critical in ensuring we provide our customers with an efficient, professional and empathetic service. As a Claims Handler you’ll deal with a whole range of situations, from stolen cars to flood-damaged businesses, and our customers will look to you to be able to work quickly to provide them support at an often-stressful time.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A flexible and co-operative approach towards changing business needs
  • Appetite to learn and achieve professional qualifications
  • Effective communication skills that allow for positive feedback from team members and colleagues

Personal qualities

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work in a team
  • The know-how to handle varying workloads and pressures
  • The talent to deliver excellent customer service

Qualifications required

  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C+ including Maths and English is required for this role.
  • A Levels or equivalent would be advantageous

Future prospects

N/A

About the employer

We’re a leading multi-national insurance company employing over 60,000 people in 170 countries around the world. It’s a big challenge, but you’ll have a truly diverse network helping you. As an aspiring individual, you’ll be encouraged and guided to develop the skills you need. And as part of a diverse international team, you’ll have all the opportunities you need to learn and grow, both personally and professionally How do you feel about the things you truly love? Don’t you want to protect them in the best way possible? Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. So make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported. Love what you do. Work for us.

Employer

Zurich Financial Services

Address

1 East Parade

Leeds

LS1 2AA

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Training provider

As an Insurance Practitioner Apprentice with BPP, you will complete the new apprenticeship standard - Insurance Practitioner level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship. This apprenticeship is aligned to the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and uses an innovative and flexible approach to demonstrating competency in the workplace.

Completion of the apprenticeship will result in the awarding of the Certificate in Insurance from the CII (Cert CIIO -Chartered Insurance Institute).

The apprenticeship will be studied using our Online Classroom, supported by our award winning Virtual Learning Environment.

Apprenticeship standard

Insurance > Insurance Practitioner

Training provider

BPP Holdings Ltd

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by BPP Professional Education

Contact

Thomas Collier ThomasCollier@bpp.com

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

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2017