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Furnishings Apprentice Patricia Jillian Harrison

We are looking for someone to develop skills in cutting curtains, blinds & soft furnishings ready for them to be stitched. Cutting up the tracks/poles that the curtains & blinds will be fitted to, light upholstery work, unpacking stock, organising, and putting away deliveries, ensuring the work area is clean and tidy and general customer service.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2022

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 - Thursday 7.00am - 4.30pm / Friday 7.00am - 11.00am with 30 minutes dinner and a 15 minute morning break.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001738389

  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for someone to develop skills in cutting curtains, blinds and soft furnishings ready for them to be stitched.

  • Cutting up the tracks/poles that the curtains and blinds will be fitted to
  • Other job roles will be light upholstery work, unpacking stock, organising, and putting away deliveries
  • Ensuring the work area is clean and tidy and general customer service
  • Performs general manual labor tasks including loading, unloading, lifting, and moving materials

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good organisation
  • Carry out instructions
  • Ability to listen when being instructed with work
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Confident
  • Good worker
  • Friendly and be able to work within a team but occasionally on their own

Personal qualities

  • Punctual, reliable and takes responsibility for their own actions
  • Show respect for others, having regard for diversity and equality
  • Respond positively to change in the working environment
  • Integrates within the team and supports others
  • Can work independently and effectively in challenging situations
  • Maintains quality of work under pressure
  • An open and honest communicator
  • Listens to other people’s opinions
  • A positive and respectful attitude
  • Follows instructions and guidance and demonstrates attention to detail

Desired qualifications

GCSE Maths and English (or the equivalent). 

Future prospects

Possible full time employment. 


About the employer

Champagne Curtains (Patricia Jillian Harrison), based in Longton, manufacture soft furnishings, ie: curtains, blinds, seat pads, pelmets, and cushions.

Employer

Patricia Jillian Harrison

Address

40-41

Winpenny Road

Newcastle

ST5 7RH

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Training

Training provider

Achieve Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by ACHIEVE TRAINING

Contact

Achieve Training 01782 279121

Lean Manufacturing Operative Level 2

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Jan 2022