Customer Service Apprentice United Carpets Ltd
This a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic apprentice to join a well-established family business in a customer-facing retail sales role with strong opportunities for progression, learning and development. We work as part of a large national group franchise operation but are a small friendly team based in Worksop.
Closing date: 17 Oct 2022
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 37.50
Possible start date
31 Oct 2022
25 Jan 2022
Level 3 (A level)
United Carpets require a Customer Service Apprentice for their Worksop branch, the shop is open 7 days per week and the Apprentice will be required to work 5 days per week including weekends and bank holidays and annual leave is 20 days per year.
The ideal person must have good customer service skills, be numerical and have good English language skills and be physically fit and must also be able to work on their own or as part of team.
The Worksop branch is a retail sales shop dealing with the public and all aspects of paperwork and financial elements involved, the right candidate must be physically fit as the role involves taking receipt of cut length carpets, underlay and rolls of carpet that have to be racked up.
Specific duties to include:
- Greeting and serving customers
- Answering telephone enquiries
- Taking in carpet stock deliveries
- Measuring carpets for customer and arranging delivery/dispatch
- Displaying stock
- Dispatching stock
- Processing paperwork
- Maintaining shop appearance
Requirements and prospects
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
- Good IT skills
- The ideal candidate will be confident and outgoing
- They must have a willingness to work
- Excellent attention to detail while working to tight deadlines
- Ability to build good working relationships with members of the team and employees
- Ability to work proactively and with a can-do attitude
- Ability to work effectively on your own initiative or as a part of a team
GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in Maths and English.
If the apprenticeship is successful there will be opportunity to progress and develop within the company.
Things to consider
There is a lot of day-to-day manual handling as part of this role.
About the employer
They have established themselves as the UK’s largest franchised carpet retailer.
A family-owned and run business until its public offering in 2005, United Carpets have lost none of the values that have created its reputation for bringing ‘value for money flooring’ to ‘everyone’.
Now with 85 stores established across the UK and more stores opening all the time, United Carpets status as a publicly quoted company has allowed it to expand and strengthen its service and support areas.
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Prostart
Curtis Ferrin 0115 9468182 firstname.lastname@example.org
The successful candidate will complete a Level 3 Customer Service Specialist apprenticeship standard including:
- Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English (if required)
Knowledge-based off the job training will take place during the 18-months of the apprenticeship.
Any other duties which may be required from time to time, as discussed and agreed with the Line Manager.
Customer service specialist
Level 3 (A level)
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