Shop Assistant Oasis Christian Centre

All aspects of retail work. Sorting donations to what is suitable for sale. Steaming and pricing of clothes. Washing, sorting and pricing of bric a brac. Sorting of books. Sorting of toys and washing were necessary. Serving in the cafe area this involves making of teas and coffees using the coffee machine.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Rota basis Mon-Sat 9.45.4.45

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    24 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001176208

  • Positions

    1 available

 

Duties will Include:

 

  • All aspects of retail work.
  • Sorting donations to what is suitable for sale.
  • Steaming and pricing of clothes.
  • Washing, sorting and pricing of bric a brac.
  • Sorting of books.
  • Sorting of toys and washing were necessary.
  • Serving in the Cafe area this involves making of teas and coffees using the coffee machine.
  • Making toast or toasted teacakes and serving cakes.
  • Talking to customers and helping them with their purchase.
  • Operating the till and balancing at the end of day with supervision.
  • Keeping the shop clean and tidy especially the Cafe area and cleaning of coffee machine
  • At the beginning and end of day help set up items outside the shop.
  • Help with the window display.

 

 

You will not be involved in all aspects of the job immediately but will build up to this.

Training and supervision will be given at all times and will always be working alongside a shop Manager and will never be alone in the shop or have responsibility for locking or unlocking shop. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must be able to use their own initiative
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Team work
  • Good Numeracy and Literacy skills are vital

Personal qualities

  • Must be Conscientious
  • Good attention to detail
  • Reliable
  • Honest
  • Flexible
  • Outgoing
  • Team player

Qualifications required

No set qualifications

Future prospects

We cannot guarantee a employment at the end of the Apprenticeship. However, the qualifications and experience gained on this Apprenticeship will allow you to apply for further roles within this sector.

Things to consider

Must be able to cope with a physically demanding job role. From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

We are a Church that has involvement in our local community. Our Apprentice will be working at our 2 Charity Shops within the Redditch area.

Employer

Oasis Christian Centre

Address

4 Plymouth Road

Redditch

B97 4QB

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Training provider

  • NVQ Diploma in Retail
  • Functional Skills
  • Employer Rights & Responsibilities
  • Technical Certificate
  • Personal Thinking & Learning

Apprenticeship framework

Retail

Training provider

INTEC BUSINESS COLLEGES LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Intec Business Colleges

Contact

Terri Gamble 01788514265 terri.gamble@getoncourse.net


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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017