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Apprentice Retail Supervisor Savers Health & Beauty Ltd

***RECRUITING NOW FOR JANUARY 2022*** Savers Supervisors are extremely important to us; we recognise that you are our future Assistant Managers. We will actively develop your skills and offer real career progression supported by our award-winning in-house training and Apprenticeship team.

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Closing date: 16 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £185.20

  • Working week

    Days and shifts TBC. Due to the requirements of the business this apprenticeship is less than 30 hours; therefore the duration has been extended accordingly.

    Total hours per week: 20.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001796559

  • Positions

    1 available

Outline of role:

What we look for in our Apprentice Supervisors goes beyond just great management skills. One minute you could be rolling your sleeves up and getting stuck in, the next you could be managing and coaching your team, it is real think on your feet stuff! 

You’ll learn how to support the management team in the day to day business activities and driving sales, alongside the development and delivery of excellent customer service and store standards. You’ll be involved in maximising profit by working hard to reduce shrinkage, damages, till errors and costs.

It’s a great experience that will prepare you for even bigger challenges. As part of your Apprenticeship programme you will cover subjects such as Leadership, Business, Marketing, Communication, Merchandising and Diversity. These, together with bespoke virtual workshops, one to one support and mentoring, will ensure you will realise your potential and achieve your Apprenticeship. 

Savers Supervisors are extremely important to us; we recognise that you are our future Assistant Managers. We will actively develop your skills and offer real career progression supported by our award-winning in-house training and Apprenticeship team.  

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Experience within a fast-paced high street retailer  
  • Basic understanding of retail Key Performance Indicators; including sales, profit and service  
  • Confidence, resilience and ambition with the ability to help others to develop and improve their skills too 
  • Be able to attend 5 virtual workshops and participate in group activities with other Apprentices on the programme. 
  • Success in this role will enable you to take your next step with us, as we have a strong desire to promote from within and reward the highest achievers 

Benefits:

  • Pension & Life assurance 
  • 28 days holiday 
  • Reward & recognition scheme and long service awards 

As part of A.S. Watson you will receive a discount card for our sister company Superdrug, where you'll get 30% off Own Brand & exclusive products as well as 10% off branded goods. But it doesn’t stop there, you earn loyalty points for money off future purchases which you can also use for online purchases.

Everyone has access to the portal offering great discounts or cash back for over 3,000 retailers and entertainment. Shopping this way allows you to reduce your weekly shopping spend and receive money off days out with the family.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong literacy and numeracy skills to enable you to complete a Level 3 Retail Team Leader Qualification
  • Confident communication skills
  • Excellent people skills
  • Experience within a fast-paced high street retailer  

Personal qualities

You should apply for this role if you:

  • Are confident working with people
  • Are hard-working and looking for variety and a fast-paced working environment
  • Adaptable with a positive attitude to learning and working
  • Are quick-thinking
  • Want to develop new skills
  • Are a real team player
  • Have a strong work ethic and flexible approach
  • Have an interest in retail business
  • Are ambitious and keen to progress
  • Are committed to achieving your qualification
  • Basic understanding of retail Key Performance Indicators; including sales, profit and service  
  • Confidence, resilience and ambition with the ability to help others to develop and improve their skills too 

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English
  • You are NOT currently at college or 6th form and are available for full time shifts
  • You HAVEN'T completed a level 3 apprenticeship before
  • You DON'T already have a degree or completed a year or more at University
  • You are eligible to work in the UK

Future prospects

Success in this role could enable you to take your next step with us, as we have a strong desire to promote from within and reward the highest achievers.


About the employer

Savers was acquired by AS Watson in 2000 to further our value led offer in the UK. Our aim is to be the most competitively priced health and beauty retailer on the high street… from a clean crisp contemporary store setting with friendly, efficient, and trained colleagues” We provide branded products at affordable prices.

We work extensively on the range of products we offer and have extended our ranges. In 2010 we introduced alcohol into stores. We continue to strive to launch the biggest products on the high street at the lowest prices. We have over 500 stores throughout England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Wales and are still expanding. Our colleagues love us too - they voted Savers the 4th Best Big Company to work for in the Sunday Times in 2019.

Employer

Savers Health & Beauty Ltd

Address

Unit 11

The Marlowes Centre

Marlowes

Hemel Hempstead

HP1 1DX

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Training

Training provider

Superdrug

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Superdrug Stores Plc

Contact

Grace Armitage grace.armitage@uk.aswatson.com

Level 3 Retail Apprenticeship Supervisor Standard:

Your Apprenticeship will be delivered onsite within your store where you will be supported throughout.

You will work through a programme of learning with the support of an Assessor and your Manager over an 18-month period, all done on site, so no college days!

On successful completion of your Apprenticeship you will receive:

  • A nationally recognised qualification - Retail Team Leader Level 3
  • Understanding of retail Key Performance Indicators; including sales, profit and service 
  • Great management skills
  • Understanding of Leadership, Business, Marketing, Communication, Merchandising and Diversity
  • Knowledge of how a retail business operates

Apprenticeship standard

Retail team leader

Level 3 (A level)


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