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Apprentice Junior Estate Agent BERESFORDS RESIDENTIAL LIMITED

Beresfords Group are looking for a motivated, outgoing individual to train as an Estate Agent in the Havering area. You will have a full UK Driving Licence and your own vehicle for business use. You will be paid business mileage for the use of your car for business purposes only. The role could be at Gidea Park or Upminster dependent on staffing.

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Closing date: 27 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £210.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Saturday,8.30am - 6.00pm (1 hour lunch break) Day off during the week in lieu of working Saturday.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001791711

  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking to recruit an apprentice estate agent who will be employed on a government funded Apprenticeship scheme based at our Hornchurch branch.

Duties will include:

  • Filing
  • Photocopying
  • Dealing with internal and external post
  • Answering incoming telephone calls
  • Making external telephone calls to clients and prospective buyers/sellers 
  • Booking viewing appointments
  • Dealing with customer enquiries
  • Registering new applicants
  • Updating databases
  • Accompanied viewings with staff and once trained, solo viewings 
  • Follow the sales progression through to completion 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good IT skills are essential in this role
  • Ability to communicate well over the telephone and work well within a team
  • Have a full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle due to the nature of the role (mandatory requirement) but will consider someone very close to driving 

Personal qualities

  • Outgoing personality
  • Confident

Desired qualifications

  • Must already have a GCSE (or equivalent) grade 4/C or above in English and maths

Future prospects

  • The possibility of a permanent position for the right candidate upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship programme
  • Previous apprentices have been offered full time employment following successful completion of the programme and excellent performance throughout, however, this is not always guaranteed

Things to consider

  • The starting salary will be £182 per week. If successful, there will be opportunities to progress within the company following successful completion of the government funded scheme
  • The working week is Monday - Saturday. The successful applicant will work Saturdays and have 1 day off during the week
  • The role requires an individual who has a full UK driving licence and their own vehicle for business use
  • Applicants will need to be within a 30 minute driving time to and from their home address to the branch location
  • Applicants who have previously been declined from the role, please do not make another application
  • Applicants that meet the complete criteria for the role will be contacted, please ensure you meet the full criterion of the role to avoid disappointment

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Beresford's is one of the largest independent, family run property advisers in the south east and is dedicated to providing the highest possible levels of service and conduct to all clients. The company was established in 1968 and over the past four decades, the business has expanded from the original base in Upminster to cover Essex and into Greater and Central London.

Due to continued growth, the Beresford's group currently have over twenty five offices and departments covering Residential Sales, Country Homes, Lettings and Management, Land and New Homes, Financial Services, Commercial Property and Surveying. Recent expansion has seen the group move into Great Dunmow and Maldon. The company was established in 1968 by RD and EG Beresford as a single independent practice in Upminster. Their son, Paul Beresford, joined the company in 1975 and now fulfils a joint Chairman and Managing Director role. Over the past four decades we have expanded to cover most of Essex, Greater and into Central London. Due to our continued growth we currently have more than twenty offices and departments covering Residential Sales, Lettings and Management, Land and New Homes, Financial Services, Commercial Property and Surveying.

Employer

BERESFORDS RESIDENTIAL LIMITED

Address

135

High Street

Hornchurch

RM11 3YD

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Training

Training provider

Crown Vocational Training Ltd

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Crown Vocational Training

Contact

Sophie Chowdhury 01702 597499 schowdhury@crownvt.co.uk

Level 2 Junior Estate Agent Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Full on-the-job training and support will be provided to enable the successful applicant to undertake the full range of duties required of the role
  • 20% off the job learning required and evidenced in a log provided
  • End-Point Assessment conducted by an external provider (interview, portfolio and synoptic test)
  • The end-point assessment is designed to enable apprentices to demonstrate that they are fully competent in the skills knowledge and behaviours expected of individuals at this level
  • Functional skills if needed

Apprenticeship standard

Junior estate agent

Level 2 (GCSE)


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