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Job Title : Customer Service Apprentice
Employer : School's Out Actvities Ltd
Location : Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP6 0PP
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Business, Administration, Finance and Law
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01684
Vacancy Short Description : An exciting and varied role with elements of administrative work
alongside activity instruction to adult and children throughout the
year.

 

Qualifications Required : Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to establish course suitability. Ideally applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs including English and maths at grades 9- 4 for a Level 3 Apprenticeship and 9-3 for a Level 2.
Proof of qualifications will be required before you can be accepted onto the apprenticeship.
PLEASE NOTE: All applicants regardless of entry requirements will be emailed an Initial Assessment to complete as part of the recruitment procedure. This is an online assessment in English and maths and can be completed at your preferred location remotely. Currently, due to COVID19 we are not offering Initial Assessment appointments at either campus. Those without the stated entry requirements or awaiting GCSE/GCSE retake grades, will be offered further advice and guidance to support their application if required.
Vacancy Full Description : Joining a young and driven team you will assist in promoting
the sports centre facilities, while developing your own skills in
delivering five star customer service.

Key Responsibilities:
• Learn customer service best practice and deliver this to all
customers.
• Develop finance management skills by learning to take bookings,
invoice and take payments
• Assist and develop digital marketing skills, implementing timed
social media posting and learn basic photography skills
• Develop confidence in leading sports activities, for example
football matches, badminton matches and other indoor sporting
activities
• Gain valuable experience in helping to deliver unique and
innovative birthday parties.
Largely based at South Lee Sports Centre, while working in parallel
with the main office team based in Barham, Suffolk.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 35 hours per week. Shifts will vary to include evenings and weekends
Salary : £ 150.00 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 27/01/2021
Possible Start Date : 01/02/2021
Personal Qualities : Confident, punctual, sensible, responsible, creative. Quick-learner
able to work independently and as part of a team.
Skills Required : Organised, great written and verbal communication skills with all
ages, good computer skills, flexible, leadership experience,
adaptable approach to general working
Full drivers license is desirable.
Future Prospects : Aim for a long career path with view of full time position after
Apprenticeship completed
Training to be Provided : Qualification: Customer Service Practitioner Level 2 Standard College Attendance: All assessment and training is undertaken in the workplace Training for all job specific tasks will be given. In addition the apprentice will have the support and guidance of a qualified assessor from the college, who will make on-site visits every 6-8 weeks. There may be the occasional need to attend either the Ipswich or Rural Suffolk (Otley) campus for short training courses and tests.
Other Information : Pay Rates: The current NMW rate for Apprentices is £4.15 per hour with effect from 1st April 2020. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training. For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates
Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in the industry with a contract of employment

Shortlisting/Interviews - Shortlisting and interviews will take place throughout the duration of the vacancy ad. This may mean that the vacancy could close before the published cut-off date should suitable candidates be found.
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