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Apprentice Customer Service Practitioner CENTRAL URBAN LIVING LIMITED

A chance to start building a successful career in the property industry by becoming an apprentice at a firm which specialises in quality housing for young professionals and students. You will be part of the team ensuring both tenants and landlords are provided with an excellent service and that the office runs smoothly.

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,400.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000056878

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be responsible for;

  • All compliance and any letting document, ensuring properties are
    compliant (EPC, gas cert, EICR, PAT test, legionella etc).
  • Arranging inventories /check in and check outs.
  • Ensuring appliance manuals available.
  • Setting up utility accounts and council tax, following up to ensure set up after certain time, courtesy call.
  • Utilities and council tax also entail receiving and dealing with estimated bills/void period bills, ensuring correct person responsible and correct readings.
  • Sending tenant and Landlord inventories, dealing any comment in inventory.
  • Assisting with refurbishment of property/ project manage/arrange contractor appointments.
  • Rent chasing.
  • Dealing with notices and possession.
  • Dealing with maintenance and repairs.
  • General office duties.
  • This role may change and may entail visiting properties.

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

The candidate will follow a Level 2 apprenticeship programme and study towards a Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner apprenticeship standard.

This training will be structured and delivered by Cheshire College – South & West.

If the candidate does not hold GCSE grades A-C (9-4) or equivalent, they will be required to complete a Level 1 Functional Skills in the relevant subjects. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A permanent admin role at the company.

A chance to start developing a professional network/references.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Confident, Sociable, Reliable, Interest in property industry

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Level 4/Grade C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Level 4/Grade C or above) Desired

About the employer

Central Urban Living provide exceptional quality housing for young professionals and students, in both shared houses and apartments, in five cities across the UK. Each year, hundreds of Central Urban Living beds are let, offering students and young professionals stylish, contemporary properties, with the most high-tech and modern facilities in the best locations. This helps them to make the most of their time at university or when starting out in their careers.

Employer

CENTRAL URBAN LIVING LIMITED

Address

40 UPPER NORTHGATE STREET

CHESTER

CH1 4EF

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Training

Training provider

CHESHIRE COLLEGE SOUTH AND WEST

Contact

Claire Garner

claire.garner@ccsw.ac.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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