Kickstart - Customer Service Branch Assistant
13 October 2021
30 October 2021
DWP Kickstart Scheme
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Customer Service Branch Assistant
Who is Buildbase and what is a Builder’s Merchant?
A Builders Merchant sells building and construction materials to a range of different customers, from long-standing builders with years of experience in their trade to the do it yourself DIYers. As for Buildbase, we are one of the UK’s fastest growing builders’ merchants. We trade from around 145 locations around the UK, all our branches are long-established companies which have been serving local trades people for many years with the knowledge and experience to match. Buildbase are part of the Grafton Group which is a FTSE 250 company.
Whether you are serving people in branch, working in the warehouse, or out interacting with customers in the yard, your role is to help give our customers great customer service.
We are looking for someone who can thrive in a customer focused environment, who enjoys problem solving and wants to progress in their career.
What will it be like?
As a Customer Service Branch Assistant, you will learn about all the different areas of a branch. This will include:
Serving our customers
Helping out in the yard or warehouse
Working in the shop area, keeping our standards high
Helping out in the office
Your role may also include spending some time in the Showroom if the branch you are located in has one
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
We are looking for people who are willing to learn and get stuck in. We’re not looking for any particular qualifications as we strongly believe having a brilliant attitude is the most important quality.
During training-10am-3pm Monday-Friday. After approx. 2 months hours will be adjusted, agreed on a local level (suggest 8am-1pm Monday-Friday)
National Minimum Wage for your age group
ADDITIONAL EMPLOYABILITY SUPPORT
We are committed to giving you lots of support and training opportunities. During your 6 months, you will have access to the following:
CV writing workshops
Job application and interview preparation support
A buddy, this will be someone who is experienced in your branch and can give you any support or guidance you may need
Support from one of our partners Neyber, to help improve financial wellbeing
Access to our online training system where you can find hundreds of online training courses
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