1. TRAINEESHIP in Warehouse/Stock Room British Heart Foundation Charity Shop

This Traineeship is an unpaid work experience opportunity with British Heart Foundation Clothing Store based in Kidderminster This is a great opportunity for you to gain excellent practical work experience in a customer facing retail shop environment.
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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Traineeship details

Sort Room Assistant

If you have good attention to detail and enjoy working in a busy environment then this could be the role for


You will be:

  • Helping to sort, tag and steam garments ready for the sales floor
  • Keeping the sort room tidy and organised.

You should be able to demonstrates experience / skills in:

  • Organisation
  • Following instructions accurately
  • Safe working practices

You could undertake as part of this stock room assistant traineeship but are not restricted to, customer service, stock rotation, cash handling, IT, research, general administration, helping staff who deal with, fundraising, marketing, and there may be call for our administrative volunteers to be involved in certain aspects of the running of our charity shop.

Hours will be agreed at interview, total work experience hours will be 236 over the 14 week programme.



Training to be provided

This work experience is part of a full Traineeship programme which will also cover the following

A work experience placement

Week 1 – College induction to prepare for placement starting in week 2.

Week 2 – one day work experience. (to be agreed)

Week 3 –5 -  two day’s work experience (to be agreed)

Week 6-13- three day’s work experience (To be agreed)

Week 14- no work experience/feedback and debrief

In addition to the placement days the full Traineeship programme also includes the following:-

Tuesday 9.00am-12.00 midday - Work skills training which includes interview skills, work preparation, CV etc. this will be delivered at The Point at Kidderminster College.

Functional skills in maths and English (for those that do not possess grade C’s in maths and English) workshop session between delivered at The Point Kidderminster College, sessions to be confirmed

  • Training provider

    Kidderminster College

  • Contact

    Tracy Ward 01562 826515 trward@kidderminster.ac.uk

  • Traineeship duration

    14 weeks

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Feb 2017

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available


British Heart Foundation Charity Shop


1 High Street



DY10 2DJ

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Desired skills and what this will lead to

Desired skills and qualities

  • Good communication
  • Team player
  • Organised
  • Research
  • IT literate
  • Phone skills
  • Interest in the Charity sector
  • A can do attitude
  • A willingness to learn and progress
  • Enjoy working in a team
  • Motivated and enthusiastic
  • Can take own initiative and work unaided

What this will lead to

After successful completion of the Traineeship programme, you will receive a certificate of completion and a reference as a minimum to support you with your future Apprenticeship or job applications. There may be opportunities with your placement provider subject to paid vacancies being available.