Warehouse and Storage Operative Apprentice Furniture Traders

Dealing with daily deliveries, providing the highest standard of customer service, managing stock levels in the warehouse ensuring all items from deliveries are accounted for. Managing the warehouse to be organised and efficient. Quality control of furniture, making sure all furniture is 100% satisfactory when coming in and going out.

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Closing date: 02 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £225.00

  • Working week

    40 hours a week if aged 16 - 17. aged 18 plus 45 hours a week. Lunch break 1/2 hour to 1 hour

    Total hours per week: 45.00

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Apprenticeship duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001286471

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • Daily deliveries providing the highest standard of customer service
  • Managing stock levels in the warehouse ensuring all items from deliveries are accounted for
  • Managing the warehouse to be organised and efficient
  • Quality control of furniture, making sure all furniture is 100% satisfactory when coming in and going out
  • Must have ability to talk to customers and help where needed, full training will be provided on our furniture collection and sales training will be incorporated

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Team worker
  • Able to work on own initiative, excellent communication skills at all levels.
  • Good Keyboard skills
  • Must be able to work as part of a team.  Everyone helps everybody attitude and have a good sense of humour.

Personal qualities

  • Outgoing personality preferably
  • Naturally comfortable talking to strangers as they will have to talk to customers if passing through the shop floor
  • Must be physically fit as they will be lifting and carrying heavy furniture daily

Qualifications required

English and Maths GCSE A*-C  is not necessary because as part of the Apprenticeship we will train learners up to Functional Skills L2 in English and Maths

Future prospects

This is a permanent position, once the apprenticeship is complete a discussion will be held with the employer.

Things to consider

Please note aged 16 - 17, 40 hours a week the weekly wage will be £200. aged over 18 plus. 45 hours a week the weekly wage will be £225. We aim to finish the training at 1 year, however this could take up to 14 months.

About the employer

Furniture Traders are based in Thirsk. They are retailers of quality top branded furniture. They have an extensive showroom and warehouse, their belief is 'Good Customer Service' and going that extra mile to keep their valued customers happy.

Employer

Furniture Traders

Address

Allendale Road

Thirsk

YO7 3NY

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Training provider

The successful applicant will undertake;

  • NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Warehouse & Storage
  • Personal Learning & Thinking skills
  • Employee Responsibilities and Rights

Functional skills at Level 1 in Maths, English and I.T. (if required)

All training to be delivered in the wokplace and on a one to one basis with tutor/assessor support

Apprenticeship framework - Business and Adminstration the training provider is YH Training Services

Apprenticeship framework

Warehousing and Storage

Training provider

YH TRAINING SERVICES LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by YH Training Services Ltd

Contact

Avril Deighton 01904 666713 avril.deighton@yh-group.co.uk


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Closing date: 02 Oct 2017