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Retail Store Manager Apprentice FARMFOODS LIMITED

Are you an experienced team leader or supervisor in retail, hospitality or another customer focused industry? Are you looking to progress further into a management role? If yes, then this might be the opportunity for you. Apply today!

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

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Closing date: 23 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    30-40 hours per week. days, evenings and weekends, shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

• Be fully accountable for your shop and responsible for ensuring that customers are looked after, and shop routines are completed to maintain a safe, clean and tidy shop.

• Motivate and guide your team to be as successful and efficient as possible

• Lead by example and get stuck in with the day-to-day tasks involved in running one of our busy shops

• Control key costs including payroll, shrinkage and waste

• Meet standards in relation to customer service, cash handling, health & safety, stock management, merchandising and presentation.

• Take responsibility for recruitment, training and development of your team.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

In return for your hard work and commitment, you will receive:

• A retail manager level 4 apprenticeship standard qualification.

• Working towards an ICQ Level 4 Diploma in Retail Knowledge with Babcock Training.

• Completion of an independent end point assessment

• Paid time to complete your apprenticeship coursework.

• Great training and support.

• 30 days holiday each year.

• 15% staff discount to use in any of our shops• Free life assurance.

• Workplace pension.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This is a 12-15 month training programme and upon successful completion you will be made a permanent employee.
There are many opportunities for a career at Farmfoods. We always look to promote our team members internally, and many people in management and central services positions at Farmfoods started their careers in our shops. This could be the start of a rewarding and long-term career for you.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Leadership skills


GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. 30 - 40 hours, shifts TBC Opening hours: • Monday to Friday = 8am - 9pm • Saturday = 8am - 8pm • Sunday = 10am to 4pm • Earliest shift start = 6.30am • Latest shift finish = 9.30pm • Stocktake finish time = 9.30pm

About the employer

Farmfoods is a family business with ambition. We pride ourselves on offering our customers great value, quality products from clean and tidy shops with the friendliest team in retail. We aim to offer sensational value to customers on a great range of everyday family-oriented goods. We back up our sensational value with a focus on delivering an ‘old fashioned’, genuine and friendly customer experience.




6 The Shield Retail Centre, Link Road



BS34 7BR

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Retail manager

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Employer's Application Instructions

For further information on this vacancy and to apply please click ‘apply’. At this point you will enter the Babcock Training website where you can review the Job Vacancy in more detail and apply. Please complete the application form. Your details will be sent to the Employer. Any problems applying or enquiries please call Louise Abram on 01704 502206.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 23 Aug 2022