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Customer Service Apprentice Practitioner Level 2 UK FURNISHING LTD

The general business admin apprentice will be required to support the team by providing administrative and clerical support.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.00

    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

    Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    30 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001706614

  • Positions

    3 available

Duties to include:

  • File hard copy/electronic correspondence in relevant folders
  • Archiving of documentation
  • Process/distribute incoming/outgoing post
  • Raise purchase orders
  • Produce meeting minutes
  • Upload and file general contract information onto SharePoint system
  • Arrange meeting rooms and planning refreshments
  • Answering phone calls and transferring as necessary, taking any accurate messages where appropriate
  • Draft, formats and prints relevant documents
  • Assist with drawing control and printing/distribution
  • Assisting site teams with contract admin as required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good computer literacy and keyboard skills
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office software packages
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Project 
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent Telephone Manner
  • Teamwork
  • Good interpersonal Skills
  • Ability to work autonomously

Personal qualities

  • Recognise your own strengths and limitations, play to your strengths and use strategies to minimise the impact of your limitations
  • Reflect regularly on your own experiences and performance, and constantly seek to improve
  • Model behaviour that shows respect, helpfulness and co-operation
  • Respond positively and with resilience to setbacks
  • Be able to work on own initiative

Desired qualifications

Applicants will need a minimum of 3 GCSEs at A*-C (9-4) grades including in English and Mathematics based subjects or equivalent.

Future prospects

Successful completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a higher-level apprenticeship or full-time employment for the right candidate wages will also be increased depending on work and progression.

Things to consider

You must be able to travel to and from work and college. Please review the current Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

We are a Yorkshire based store providing you with the finest quality home furniture. From accessories, sofas, dining tables to wardrobes, there is something for everyone. Our concept starts with the idea of providing a range of quality furnishing products that are affordable to you. Comfy Homes achieves this by combining function, quality, design and value - always with sustainability in mind. This concept exists in every part of our company, from design, sourcing, packing, and distributing through to our business model. Our aim is to provide you with furniture that brings atmosphere to your home. On selected items we can make custom made furniture just for you so contact us for any special requirements. With comfort in mind we also offer nationwide delivery and assembly services so simply place your order and leave the rest to us. The Comfy Homes concept comes to life in many ways: Through our Wakefield based store, via the website, our social media pages and most importantly in homes across the UK.

Employer

UK FURNISHING LTD

Address

Unit 111a

Wakefield Road, B M K Industrial Estate

Liversedge

WF15 6BS

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Training

Training provider

LEEDS CITY COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Leeds City College

Contact

Leeds City College 0113 2846464 apprenticeships@leedscitycollege.ac.uk

Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

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

An Assessor from Leeds City College will visit you on a regular basis to complete your college work. Units of study:

  • Understanding the organisation
  • Meeting regulations and legislation
  • Systems and resources
  • Product and service knowledge Apprenticeship standard Customer service practitioner Level 2 (GCSE)

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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