This role will be varied and each day will bring its own new challenges whether it be responding quickly to customer enquiries or supplying a special order in super-fast time. You role will include:
Answering the telephone, dealing with general enquiries, transferring calls or taking effective messages
Adding new orders to the manifest
Responding to emails and web enquiries in a polite, professional and effective manner
General admin duties including photocopying, data input and cleansing, scanning, filing
Your role and responsibilities will grow within your time with the company as you become more comfortable with the tasks required of you.
Applicants will be required to attend an Assessment Centre with Vision Apprentices as part of the screening process.
Requirements and prospects
Time management skills
Attention to detail
Smart professional appearance
Self-motivated & reliable
Confident with meeting/speaking to new people and conversing with ease
Genuine interest in the sector
A methodical approach to your work
GCSE Grades A to C or equivalent are essential, specifically Maths and English,2017 grading system, grade 9 grade 5
Vision Business has strong employer links within the sector and we encourage all our employers to consider further opportunities, this may include progression onto an advanced/higher apprenticeship or full time employment.
Things to consider
- Only applications with a current contact number and/or email address can be accepted. All applications are acknowledged by telephone in the first instance. Every applicant must attend a Vision Business Assessment Centre prior to being presented to the employer. From 1st April 2017 the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. 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 training. For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates On successful appointment: You will be entitled to receive statutory annual leave. This is a weekly/monthly paid post. You are responsible for funding your own travel to and from your place of work. You must work with your Specialist to complete apprenticeship work on time and to the best of your ability. You must conduct yourself in a safe and diligent manner and comply with health and safety policies and procedures. You must uphold and promote the company policies and procedures, promoting those specifically to your area of work, including Equality and Diversity and Safeguarding. Please note this vacancy may close earlier than the planned closing date in the event of the position being filled.