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Branch Apprentice

Job details
Posting date: 01 January 2022
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 31 January 2022
Location: Radstock, BA3 4BS
Company: Buildbase
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: GM012748

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Summary

Branch Apprentice in Radstock!

When our customers visit a Buildbase branch, we want to leave them with just one impression; that we are a brilliant Builders Merchant.

But what is a Builders Merchant and who are Buildbase?

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 hundreds of 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. You can expect reliable stock levels and the highest standards in service.

You will participate fully in the day to day operations of the branch, whether that be office and computer-based tasks or dealing with customers over the phone or face to face. Your role is to help our customers get the first-class service they deserve, that might mean answering a simple question or advising a customer on specific products to enable them to complete their latest project.

We are looking for someone who can thrive in a customer focused environment, who enjoys problem solving and has the motivation to progress in their career.

What it’ll be like:

  • You’ll be given the training to fully contribute to the day-to-day operations of the branch
  • You will need to commit to and maximise the use of 20% of working hours provided for “off the job” training

Are you Buildbase material?

You don’t need to have any previous experience or qualifications, because we’ll help you learn everything you need to know.

You do however need to:

  • Be committed to learn
  • Be a brilliant communicator
  • Have a “can do” attitude
  • Be open to getting stuck in and helping wherever needed

What’s in it for you?

  • All our Apprentices receive £5 per hour (the national minimum apprenticeship wage is £4.15 per hour)
  • A permanent contract from day one
  • 31 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • A dedicated training plan, fully supported by a Training Development officer who will be on hand when you need them
  • Access to a great discounted shopping website
  • A generous staff discount scheme
  • You will be assigned a mentor who will support you throughout your Apprenticeship
  • An opportunity to win our Apprentice of the Year Award
  • Genuine career and development opportunities
  • Level 2 qualification in Customer Service on completion of your training (which usually takes around 12 months)

Our working hours are Monday – Friday between 7.30am and 5.00pm with alternate Saturdays 8.00am – 12.00pm (different arrangements apply to employees who are under 18 years of age)

Our Values

We have a set of values which we strongly believe in. If they speak to you then we have something in common!

We have the know-how We get stuck in We stand together We get it done

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.

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