Apprentice Sales Adviser Superdrug Stores Plc

You want to shine! And you want to do it with one of the best loved names on the high street. You might not have retail experience. But, just like us, you like people. We are looking for an Apprentice Sales Adviser to join the team.

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

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £159.00

  • Working week

    Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    18 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC091057937

  • Positions

    1 available

What is a Retail Apprenticeship?

It’s about learning on the job, working in our store as a full time team member, helping with every aspect of creating a great customer experience and learning about how a retailer operates their business. 

What’s the deal?

You will work 30 hours a week on a 13 month contract, earning from £5.30 per hour dependent on location. That’s £159 a week!

What will it look like?

You will work with the team in store helping and serving customers, ensuring shelves are stocked and the store is welcoming and attractive. It will include-

  • Understanding what the Superdrug customer wants
  • Demonstrating exceptional customer service
  • Understanding the business and maintaining the brand reputation
  • Resolving customer queries
  • Using knowledge to promote products to customers
  • Highlighting promotional offers to work towards achieving sales targets
  • Supporting promotion changes and stock rotation
  • Understanding how to increase sales through product placement
  • Adhering to all policies and procedures
  • Supporting store delivery of KPIs

What will you get?

You will work through a programme of learning with the support of an Assessor and your Manager over a 12 month period, all done on site, so no college days!

During the 13th month of your contract you will take part in an end assessment with an independent Assessor, which includes an observation of your ability, a discussion around your experiences and a multiple choice written test.

On completion of your Apprenticeship you will receive;

  • A nationally recognised qualification - HABC Level 2 Retailer Diploma
  • An in depth knowledge of the products we sell
  • Fantastic customer service skills
  • Increased confidence and ability in dealing with the public
  • Insight in to how a retail business operates

During your Apprenticeship you’ll also receive a staff discount and loyalty card that gives you up to 30% off products and services in store and also includes a loyalty points scheme. This is as well as online access to discounts and cash back with other retailers, all subsidised by Superdrug. As an Apprentice, you can also apply for an Apprenticeship NUS card, which gives 10% discounts at participating outlets!


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong literacy and numeracy skills to enable you to complete a Level 2 Retailer Diploma Apprenticeship
  • Confident communicator
  • Excellent people skills
  • Keen interest in retail business
  • Adaptable with a positive attitude to learning and working

Personal qualities

You should apply for this role if you ...

  • Are confident working with people
  • Are hard working and looking for variety and a fast paced working environment
  • Can think on your feet
  • Want to develop new skills
  • Are a real team player
  • Have a strong work ethic and flexible approach
  • Have an interest in retail business
  • Are ambitious and keen to progress
  • Are committed to achieving your qualification

Qualifications required

 

You qualify if ...

  • You have a minimum of Grade C GCSE (or equivalent) in English Language and Maths
  • You are NOT currently at college or 6th form and are available for full time shifts
  • You HAVEN'T completed a Retail apprenticeship before
  • You DON'T already have a degree or completed a year or more at University
  • You are eligible to work in the UK

Future prospects

We are looking for our managers of the future. We will support and guide you through your Apprentice journey; develop your confidence, customer service, commerciality and team skills and look ahead to see where you can progress.


About the employer

Superdrug is part of the AS Watson Group and is the UK's second-largest beauty and health retailer currently operating over nearly 900 stores in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. We currently have about 200 in-store pharmacies.

Our purpose is to be the best in everyday accessible beauty and we are committed to bringing innovation and the latest styles and trends to the high street at fantastic prices.

Employer

Superdrug Stores Plc

Address

1 Somerset Square

Bristol

BS48 1RP

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Training provider

Your HABC Level 2 Retailer Diploma will be delivered on site within your store where you will be supported throughout.

You will work through a programme of learning with the support of an Assessor and your Manager over a 12 month period, all done on site, so no college days!

During the 13th month of your contract you will take part in an end assessment with an independent Assessor, which includes an observation of your ability, a discussion around your experiences and a multiple choice written test.

Our Apprenticeship is a nationally recognised qualification and demonstrates that you have the skills and knowledge needed to do the job effectively.

Apprenticeship framework

Retail

Training provider

Superdrug

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Superdrug Stores Plc

Contact

Lisa Taylor


Employer's Application Instructions

Apply online at https://superdrug.sunesis.uk.net/do.php?_action=vacancy_detail&vacancy_id=249 Click 'Apply' and follow the application instructions providing as much information as possible.


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

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Oct 2017