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Apprentice Sales Advisor / Customer Service The Bed Shop

This role will be shop floor based, selling products. Customer service will be key, along with the willingness to learn sales techniques. You will need to work well alongside the team and be able to work towards sales driven targets. One per week you will also be required to make deliveries to customers.

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Closing date: 07 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60

    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 to Friday - Shifts to be confirmed (30 hours per week).

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000074304

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are looking for an enthusiastic sales driven person who works well as part of a team. The Bed Shop in Cannock are looking to recruit a Junior Sales Assistant. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in learning Sales techniques, Customer care skills and reaching for targets. There will also be occasions you will be making deliveries out to the customers. So customer service will be key. There will be training around product knowledge, and administrative duties, including taking payments. There will also be the delivery of stock to addresses.

Duties to include:

  • Helping customers in store choosing the right bed/frame/mattress/accessories.
  • Answering the phone and dealing with online enquiries.
  • Making deliveries to customers homes.
  • Unloading deliveries of goods.
  • Taking payments.
  • Ordering stock/stock taking.
  • Displays and merchandising.

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

  • Customer service practitioner Level 2.
  • Math's and English functional skills if required.
  • 20% off the job training.
  • End point assessment.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A full time position will be offered upon successful completion of the apprenticeship. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

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

About the employer

At The Bed Shop, we aim to make buying a bed as stress free as possible. All our beds are great value and our experts can guide you through our wide and varied range, offering advice and recommendations on the best bed for you. We’ll encourage you to lie on the bed, rather than just sit and bounce on the edge. And, if you’re buying a bed for two, we’ll suggest that you both try it first.

Employer

The Bed Shop

Address

5 WALSALL ROAD

CANNOCK

WS11 0HG

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Training

Training provider

JUNIPER TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Harrison Baker

harrison.baker@junipertraining.co.uk

07923209240

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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