Office Assistant Apprentice Blackpool Builders Merchants Limited

We are looking for a smart young individual to take on a variety of roles/jobs, which vary between manual to administrative and even customer sales.

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £160.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    09 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001319148

  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for a smart young individual to take on a variety of roles/jobs, which vary between manual to administrative and even customer sales. The roles include but are not limited to:

  • Taking orders from customers over the phone and in person as well as dealing with suppliers and ordering materials for both stock and customers
  • Assisting the delivery driver with loading unloading deliveries when required
  • Making sure the shop front is clean, presentable and organised
  • Assisting with the purchasing, invoicing and quoting process, including managing and filing of the resulting paper trail

Assisting and carrying out general administrative tasks and helping the manager and director in everyday work


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Hard Working
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Efficient
  • Attentive and quick learner

Personal qualities

Professional, polite and pleasant with customers and colleagues.

Qualifications required

4 GCSEs at Grades A-D, or equivalent. Must attain a Level 1 on the initial assessment at College.

Future prospects

A full time position may be available upon completion of apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Once you have submitted your application, you will need to complete college initial assessments and provide a CV before we can progress your application. You will be sent an email requesting this. Please note that Blackpool & The Fylde College offer CV building sessions should you wish to use this facility.

We will contact you on email and on your phone. Please check your emails and voicemail regularly. The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.50 per hour from the 1st April 2017. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

A Builders Merchants that purchases and supplies building and other general materials to the trade and public. We have both a shop front and a small warehouse on site.

Employer

Blackpool Builders Merchants Limited

Address

6

Dover Road

Blackpool

FY1 6PN

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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 2 Business Administration
  • Functional Skills Level 1 Maths, English and ICT
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

BLACKPOOL AND THE FYLDE COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Blackpool & The Fylde College

Contact

Heather Ritchie 01253 504199 Apprenticeships@blackpool.ac.uk


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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017