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Customer Service & Sales Executive Apprentice The Personal Finance Centre Ltd

We are currently recruiting for an Apprentice Sales Executive; we are looking for someone with an out-going personality who enjoys speaking to and interacting with people. Our client is a rapidly growing business within the finance sector.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £161.25

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    19 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001701127

  • Positions

    1 available

We are currently recruiting for an Apprentice Sales Executive; we are looking for someone with an out-going personality who enjoys speaking to and interacting with people. Our client is a rapidly growing business within the finance sector.

We are looking for someone who is aspiring for a career in finance and with a can-do attitude to grow within a local business. Progression opportunities for candidates that prove themselves over time.

Main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Ability to work towards and achieve weekly KPI’s as set out by your team leader
  • Learn and understand the processes of the business
  • Process loan applications
  • Offer a good understanding of lending products available to the customers and the key features of the products (through in-house training)
  • Where appropriate, introduce the next steps in the loan application process
  • Transfer customer to the secured Loan Sales team so they can match the requirements of the customer to a suitable product
  • To demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • IT skills - knowledge of Microsoft Office packages
  • Good standard of numeracy & literacy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good customer service

Personal qualities

  • An enthusiastic & friendly approach to work
  • Must have an excellent work ethic
  • High level of accuracy
  • Smart, professional, business like appearance
  • Polite, well mannered & courteous
  • Hardworking & committed
  • Approachable
  • Reliable & punctual
  • Honest & trustworthy
  • Able to use & work on own initiative
  • Able to follow specific instructions
  • Conscientious & motivated
  • Must be willing to listen & learn
  • Ability to follow specific instructions
  • Adhere to company policies & procedures
  • Good positive, friendly attitude
  • Confident dealing with people
  • Good attention to detail

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Potential to progress into long-term future progression for the successful candidate upon completion of this apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Please check the location of this role, and ensure you are able to arrive for work on time at 09:00 Monday - Friday.

All applications must be made through Apprenticeship vacancies. Do not contact the employer direct as this may result in your application not being considered. 

YH Training will pre-screen all suitable applicants, prior to any CV's getting sent to the employer. Applicants wishing to progress with their application for this role must have a planned telephone call with YH Training Services.

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About the employer

The Personal Finance Centre is a finance broker, based in Hessle, East Yorkshire, with years of experience in the financial world. We offer fast, friendly, and easy finance options for people in all financial situations.

Our Directors, Mark Cooke, and Stuart Branton, have combined experience of 75 years in the finance industry, having held senior positions at HSBC, Lloyds, and Blackhorse. They have worked in product development, underwriting, customer service and compliance throughout their long and successful careers.

The Personal Finance Centre is their latest venture and both directors are looking forward to an extremely bright future for the business.

Employer

The Personal Finance Centre Ltd

Address

Kingston House

Saxon Way, Priory Park

Hessle

HU13 9PB

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Training

Training provider

YH TRAINING SERVICES LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by YH TRAINING SERVICES LIMITED

Contact

Sophie Ness sophie.ness@yh-group.co.uk

Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner apprenticeship standard which includes:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Customer Service
  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

You will be required to attend structured session at our learning centre each month.

You will have access to your own online e-portfolio to monitor your progress and access resources. You will be assigned a Trainer who specialises in teaching and delivering the Customer Service qualification; they will be with you during your sessions in the centre and also make regular visits to see you in your place of work. 

Sessions are kept small to ensure each learner gets the correct support and guidance throughout the duration of their apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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