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Level 3 Customer Service Apprentice - Sales Processing and General Enquiries Hands Free Computing Limited

Working closely with the Client Services Team Leader, you will assist the team to administer sales of the range of products and services offered by Hands Free Computing Ltd by supporting all customer services and sales processing activities.

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Closing date: 15 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £187.50

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 9.00 am – 5.30 pm with 1-hour unpaid lunch break (for 37.5 hrs p/w) 9.00 am – 4.00 pm with 1-hour unpaid lunch break (30 hrs p/w)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    04 Dec 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001670579

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Answer and deal with general telephone inquiries
  • Maintain accurate records of all customer related activity 
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with both external clients and agencies and internal colleagues
  • Assisting with sending out technical support renewal notices in a timely manner
  • Provide written quotations and purchase orders as and when required
  • Occasionally, liaise with clients to book in their training and coaching sessions
  • Assisting with providing clients with training confirmations each time a session is booked
  • Assisting with processing a variety of orders
  • Assisting with producing delivery notes and invoices for goods to be dispatched as and when required
  • Maintain a high level of market awareness of competitors’ products and services
  • Ensure you communicate our competitive advantages to clients and liaise with appropriate managers to ensure all appropriate personnel are informed
  • Maintain an up to date detailed knowledge of the products and services available from Hands Free Computing and ensure that appropriate manager is aware of all developments and expectations
  • Promote Hands Free Computing products and services at all times
  • Research products and feedback on new products to market
  • Assisting the Client Services Team Leader and Client Services Manager to improve procedures
  • Ad Hoc duties

 

 

 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

ESSENTIAL

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Confident numeracy and literacy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Good planning and organising
  • Good team player
  • Able to work on own initiative and ability to work to set targets
  • IT literacy

DESIRABLE

  • Experience of Sage Line 50 & Sage ACT
  • Customer Service background
  • Experience of working to tight deadlines
  • Excellent time management
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office – Outlook, Word, Excel etc.

Personal qualities

  • Interest in helping people with disabilities
  • Ability to build good rapport with customers

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE English and maths Grade C/4 or above (or equivalent)

Future prospects

The possibility of a full-time post upon completing the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

** DUE TO REMOTE LOCATION THIS EMPLOYER IS NOT ACCESSIBLE VIA PUBLIC TRANSPORT **

As of April 1st 2020 the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £4.15 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate 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


About the employer

Hands Free Computing is one of the largest suppliers of assistive technology, including speech recognition software and training for people with disabilities throughout the UK. Additionally we provide coaching from chartered occupational psychologists for people with dyslexia and blend this with the use of technology. 

We are committed to improving the working lives of our customers and staff alike and fully support continuous professional development to enable our employees to flourish and deliver the best service in the industry.

Employer

Hands Free Computing Limited

Address

Holmsted Farm

Staplefield Road

Cuckfield

Haywards Heath

RH17 5JF

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Training

Training provider

REWARDS TRAINING RECRUITMENT CONSULTANCY LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Rewards Training Recruitment Consultancy

Contact

Donna Eyre donna.eyre@rewardstraining.co.uk

  • Level 3 Customer Service Specialist Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills Qualification in English (Level 2)
  • Functional Skills qualification in Information and Communication Technology (Level 2)
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills
  • Employment Rights & Responsibilities

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service specialist

Level 3 (A level)


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