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Level 2 Customer Service Apprentice - Holton Heath Chococo Ltd

Do you want to give great customer service? Are you an energetic people person who shows a passion to help people with a willingness to learn? Are you looking for an opportunity to join a multi award-winning, dynamic business? Leading artisan chocolate company Chococo is looking to support an apprentice to join their team in Holton Heath.

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

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Closing date: 15 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00

    £6 per hour

  • Working week

    Work is in shifts and can be 8:00AM-5:00PM. Monday to Friday, Saturday 9:00AM-4:00PM, Some Sundays in peak periods on a rota.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000082265

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a customer service practitioner, you will play a leading role in ensuring our customers receive the best possible experience. You will work with an energetic and friendly team and support across various departments. Interested? Apply now!

Your role will include:

  • Managing customer enquiries – Assisting with the customer care team and liaising with and advising customers both via email and on the phone, checking, updating and amending orders, resolving order and account issues.
  • Processing customer orders over the phone.
  • Customer order processing – receiving, reviewing, printing, and liaising with dispatch and packing teams to ensure timely & efficient delivery.
  • Dealing with complaints professionally, promptly and empathetically.
  • Support the sales team, including processing corporate & wholesale orders.
  • Supporting the other teams within the business during busy periods.

Working hours will be:

  • Rota across Monday to Saturday with days off as agreed (with some flexibility to include Sundays at peak times of pre-Christmas & pre-Easter).
  • Office hours 8am–5pm Mon-Fri & 9am-4pm Sat

We offer:

  • Unlimited hot chocolate, tea and coffee available.
  • Discount on all chocolates and brownies.

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

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider, supporting over 4,000 learners and 1,500 organisations.

Paragon Skills has some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry. It has an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating and an overall achievement rate of 71.4%, exceeding the national average of 65.6%.

Using a blended approach, learners are always at the forefront of our priorities. All learners are assigned a Personal Tutor who will be their main point of contact.

This involves regular catch-ups, check-in emails and calls. Your employer will agree to give you 20% of your working hours solely towards your study.

This will give you every chance to achieve the highest grade possible! On completion of this 12 month apprenticeship you will have gained; Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner.

Functional Skills can be completed if required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of a successful apprenticeship we would expect to offer a suitable permanent contract.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Customer care skills

Qualifications

Other Basic Maths (Grade n/a) Desired
Other Standard English (Grade n/a) Desired

About the employer

Established in Dorset in 2002, we are renowned for our fine fresh chocolates, gelato and brownies and also our strong ethical principles, including our sourcing policies and use of plastic-free packaging. To date, we have won 100 national & international awards for our creations and have been described in the national press as a pioneering British chocolatier.

Employer

Chococo Ltd

Address

Unit E, Blackhill Road

Holton Heath

BH16 6LS

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Training

Training provider

PARAGON EDUCATION & SKILLS LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Oct 2022