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Customer Service Apprenticeship SOFT SURFACES LTD

We are looking for an ambitious candidate who is looking for a role in customer service. The candidate will need to be comfortable on the phone and have good verbal and written communication skills. We require the candidate to assist in the effective running of the workplace which will involve some administration work as well as customer support.

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Closing date: 06 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000070421

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

During the apprenticeship at Soft Surfaces the candidate can expect to carry out the following tasks:

·        Answer phone calls to clients

·        Email clients to provide excellent customer service throughout the enquiry stage

·        Assist sales and operations team via communicating to clients regarding works

·        Process quotations and update log to chase clients regarding their potential works

As a company with years of expertise behind us, we are looking to grow our company and require a candidate who is looking to grow with us. The candidate will receive hands on training and learn how to become independent within the workplace and grow as a part of a team.

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

You will be working towards a Customer Service Practitioner, Level 2 Standard. 

We are currently operating a blended learning model with a combination of remote delivery through the use of MS Teams and face to face delivery.
Ixion part of Shaw Trust will also provide functional skills in English and maths qualifications if required. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential of staying on and progressing within the customer service, sales, operations and administration teams.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team working, Initiative, Patience, Flexible/Adaptable, Ambitious

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Soft Surfaces Ltd is a surfacing company established in 1997. Our company install soft play surfacing for schools, play parks and residential homes across the UK along with tennis courts, full football pitches and multi use games areas. With an extensive knowledge in the sports and play industry, we pride ourselves on being the very best in our field of work.

Employer

SOFT SURFACES LTD

www.softsurfaces,co.uk

Address

35 WATER LANE

WILMSLOW

SK9 5AR

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Training

Training provider

IXION HOLDINGS (CONTRACTS) LIMITED

Contact

Poppy Maddocks

Poppy.Maddocks@ixionholdings.com

07938 600448

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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