Administration Apprentice Grg Storage

The successful candidate must have good communication skills and the ability to absorb new information quickly. They must be able to work on their own initiatives. Ideally the person must be computer literate with the ability to use Microsoft Office to a basic level.

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £120.00 - £180.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8-3pm one hour lunch

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001305423

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Customer service – dealing with customer queries by phone and email, taking bookings, greeting customers on reception.
  • Website management and social media – updating web content, managing social media accounts.
  • Sales – managing eBay site and contacting customers to see if they’re happy with the service and if they need any further services.
  • General office admin duties.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ideally the person must be computer literate with the ability to use Microsoft Office to a basic level.

Personal qualities

  • The person required must have good communication skills and the ability to absorb new information quickly.
  • They must be able to work on their own initiatives.
  • A good willingness to learn new skills.

Qualifications required

  • GCSEs A-C in Maths and English or equivalent.

Future prospects

We offer courses from level 2 right through to Management qualifications at Level 7, supporting candidates through their professional development.

Things to consider

Reality Check: Please note - should this position receive a large amount of applications the job advert will close early. We advise that you apply for this position early to avoid disappointment. As part of our apprenticeship recruitment process, you will be required to attend a Numeracy, Literacy and Interview Assessment at our FutureSkills Dakota Avenue, South Langworthy Road, Salford M50 2PU. Should you be successful at this stage, we will then submit your application to the employer for further consideration. Important Other Information: Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16 -18 year old apprentices and those aged 18 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 18 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training. More info is available at http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Employment/Employees/TheNationalMinimumWage/DG_10027201

About the employer

We are a small team in Salford. Near to Salford University we are close to great transport links. We have great experience with apprentices, employing one now and this helps us support and encourage the progression of apprentices through our office. GRG Storage started converting 30000sqft warehouse in sept 2005 as self-storage on the ground floor. Soon realized the potential and need for economy offices in the area. The development of first floor started before the ground floor storage finishes. The offices were developed for 1 to 20 person office. Soon it was attracted by training companies and new starters in that climate that entrepreneurs were active. Training/meeting rooms equipped with projectors with screen and other facilities under name of GRG Offices. The first phase of self-storage finished January 2006. As the business and domestic customer needs grow for packaging materials GRG Storage started providing bubble wrap, cardboard boxes, Shrink wrap, Parcel Tapes and other accessories. Then GRG packaging established. As demands grew for online and eBay trader, GRG storage equipped itself with fulfilment. Packing their sold items and ship them to UK and rest of the world. GRG House has now been running for over a decade and have developed into a one-stop hub for businesses and customers.

Employer

Grg Storage

Address

G R G House

Cobden Street

Salford

M6 6NA

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Training provider

  • Training will be provided in order to achieve a Level 2 qualification in Business Administration. 
  • The majority of your training will be in the workplace, where you will be visited by an assessor every 4-6 weeks. 
  • However, you may also be required to attend Salford City College for additional Functional Skills classes.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

SALFORD CITY COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Salford City College

Contact

Stacey Reid 01616315877 stacey.reid@salfordcc.ac.uk


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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017