Apprentice Warehouse Assistant DISPLAY PRODUCTS LIMITED

An exciting opportunity to begin a career with Displaypro in Great Yarmouth, manufacturers of advertising equipment, printed products and metal fabrication working as an Apprentice Warehouse Assistant

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    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).

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - 07:30 to 16:00

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001308999

  • Positions

    1 available

You will be required to assist with:

  • Handling materials (Large and Small).
  • Processing goods coming in.
  • Processing goods going out.
  • Quality control of materials.
  • Presentation of materials to customers.
  • Order preparation.

The post holder may be required to perform duties other than those given in the job description. The particular duties and responsibilities attached to the post may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed.

The Intermediate Apprenticeship Framework in Warehousing and Storage is primarily delivered in the workplace unless, should you not possess suitable concession qualifications, you are required to attend college to undertake Functional Skills Qualifications.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You will have:

  • Good communication skills with a good telephone manner.
  • Good organisational skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to follow guidance and instructions.
  • This is a physical job as such you will need to be able to meet the demands of the role.
  • The ability to work as part of a team.
  • Good IT Skills.

Personal qualities

You will be:

  • Reliable and trustworthy.
  • Respectful and courteous.
  • Treat others with diginty.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Keen to develop your skills.
  • Friendly and helpful manner.
  • A good sense of humor would be ideal.

Qualifications required

  • A minimum of 4 GCSE at grade D (new Grade 3) or above (or equivalent to), to include English and Maths.
  • As part of the pre-employment check process, proof of qualifications will be required.

Future prospects

It is intended that - providing you successfully complete your apprenticeship - you will become a permanent member of staff.

Things to consider

Applicants will need to be able as the job demands a lot of physical activity. Applicants must be prepared to work outside. Applicants will be working on a rotation basis with Saturdays included. Working time on Saturdays (When required) may be 08:00 to 12:00 Before applying for this position please ensure that you record full details of all qualifications on the application, as the first stage of shortlisting will be to ensure the minimum qualification criteria is met. Applications direct to the employer will not be considered – please apply using the on-line matching system. There are eligibility criteria applied to government funded apprenticeship schemes and therefore applicants must be aged 16 or above, have been resident in the UK/EU for the last 3 years, must not possess a qualification at the same level or above in a similar discipline or already be in any form of formal government-funded education. Applications will be assessed as they are received, which may result in the vacancy closing before the advertised closing date, please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

Displaypro is the trading name of Display Products Ltd. We manufacture advertising equipment, printed products and signage and offer a large range of design and fitting services. Established in 2005 Displaypro quickly became a trusted name for quality and good service between business owners, advertising and retail professionals. Our headquarters is located in Great Yarmouth where there is an 18,000 square foot manufacturing and printing facility. We also have a branch in Sleaford, which has a show room and stationery shop. The services we offer in Sleaford include: making and installing signage, wide format and lithographic printing and vehicle wrapping.

Employer

DISPLAY PRODUCTS LIMITED

Address

Display House

Main Cross Road

Great Yarmouth

NR30 3NZ

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Training provider

You will complete:

  • The NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Warehousing and Storage.
  • Functional Skills English Level 1.
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 1.
  • Health & Safety.
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities.

Apprenticeship framework

Warehousing and Storage

Training provider

East Coast College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by East Coast College

Contact

Sandra Peck 01493 419891 s.peck@eastcoast.ac.uk


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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017