Apprentice Warehouse Operative & Removals Porter INSTANT HOME LTD

This is an important role which ensures that furniture is delivered safely and installed as per the client’s requirements while maintaining a safe, tidy and well-organised warehouse. The successful candidate to be physically fit and would suit someone who completes regular exercise. The lifting of furniture and goods is a physically demanding job.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm. Flexibility is crucial as early starts and occasional late finishes are required. Overtime will be paid at the standard rate of pay.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 May 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Coordinate tasks and workload for all deliveries and collections
  • Report any issues or problems to the Senior Warehouse Operative
  • Prepare and check outbound customer orders
  • Check out all stock items using the handheld device (following training)
  • Complete delivery/collection paperwork to a consistently high standard and handle stock with the utmost care at all times
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment
  • General warehouse housekeeping and waste management

The training you will be getting

  • You will be trained in Supply chain operator Level 2 Standard with in-house training to be delivered at work, including safe use of equipment and machinery
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required 
  • How to use warehouse systems and processes relating to packaging, moving and receiving stock
  • Safely and efficiently load and unload items

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • As the Company grows, there will be other career progression opportunities available

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 3 or D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 3 or D) Essential

Things to consider

A uniform will be provided in compliance with all company procedures This is a customer facing role which requires excellent customer service and the ability to sympathetically deal with people at a stressful time when they are moving or relocating, for example. How will you travel to work ?

About the employer

Instant Home Ltd is a First Class Furniture Hire Company. We specialise in the provision of quality, stylish home furniture hire. We have been assisting expatriates, repatriating professionals, emergency insurance claimants, tenants, landlords and property developers for well over a decade now. Our complete furniture rental service operates throughout the UK and we pride ourselves on a refreshingly flexible approach based on old fashioned customer service values







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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience



01223 418778

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain operator

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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