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Post Office Assistant Apprentice The Post Office – Melton Road

West Bridgford Post Office is offering a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious apprentice to flourish within their shop. This is an exciting and varied role for a candidate to join a small but busy team. You will be a pivotal member of the team gaining skills and qualifications to develop in key administration duties.

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,254.00

    20 days + 8 bank holidays

  • Working week

    Days: Mon – Sat Paid Hours: 11am – 5:30pm 33 hours per week More hours can be provided if required. Lunch break: 1 hour unpaid

    Total hours per week: 33

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000079840

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The day to day duties involved in the administration role will include:

  • Performing cashier duties
  • Selling the post offices services to customers
  • Sorting incoming and outgoing mail
  • Processing licenses such as motor vehicle and fishing
  • Banking duties
  • Processing customer cash deposits and withdrawals
  • Managing the shop (training will be provided)
  • Understanding and using systems such as Money Gram
  • Undertake any other duties as may be required to assist in the running of the shop

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

Customer Service Practitioner Level 2 - https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-

standards/customer-service-practitioner-v1-1

Functional Skills English and Maths (Level 1 may be required)

Day release – Delivered virtually online once a month. Drop in session to College monthly also available.

15 month duration (12 month programme and 3 month end point assessment period)

 

Please note that as this is an apprenticeship standard you will be required to sit an end point assessment.

Please refer to above link for more information.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship…


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Enthusiastic, Personable, Reliable, Willing to learn

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade A*-D / 9-3) Desired

Things to consider

Skills required: Good communication skills Punctual Works well as part of a team Confident

About the employer

Post Office counter assistant required for Melton Road Post Office in West Bridgford, Nottingham. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone wishing to complete their apprenticeship at a trusted and well established business

Employer

The Post Office – Melton Road

Address

95 MELTON ROAD

WEST BRIDGFORD

NOTTINGHAM

NG2 6EN

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

Contact

Kaira McGregor

kaira.mcgregor@nottinghamcollege.ac.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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