Farmfoods Limited

Apprentice Supervisor - Advanced (Level 3)

Farmfoods Limited (Employer)

Babcock Training Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £331.10
35.0 hours per week 35 hours, working 5 days out of 7. Shifts varying which will include weekends. TBA.
15 months (duration)
25 May 2021(start date)
Retail team leader (apprenticeship standard)
21 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Fantastic opportunity to achieve a retail apprenticeship whilst working as part of the team at Farmfoods, Seacroft , Leeds. Level 3 Retail team leader apprenticeship.

Responsibilities

We are looking to recruit an Apprentice Trainee Supervisor for our shop in Seacroft. We offer a permanent full-time position working a variety of shifts, 5 days from 7 each week.

As one of our apprentices you will:

  • Make all of our customers feel welcome with a friendly smile and simple hello.
  • Help customers find the items they are looking for
  • Give a fast and friendly service at the tills, always offering help to pack and leaving a good impression with a friendly thank you and goodbye
  • Handle stock with care whilst working deliveries, quickly placing products into our freezers and onto our shelves ready for our customers to buy
  • Work with the rest of your team to complete the daily and weekly routines that keep our shops clean and tidy
  • Open and close the shop, handle cash, place orders and support your manager in leading the team to run an efficient shop and provide great service to our customers

You will need:

  • A friendly, positive, hardworking approach to work
  • To enjoy being busy as there is always something to do. As a junior member of management, you’ll move from putting out deliveries to serving on the till, helping customers on the shop floor, to organising other team members and more
  • To be reliable as you will be an important part of a small team. Your colleagues and customers will depend upon you to do your best on each shift and not let the team down
  • A bit of flexibility when it comes to your shifts. When other members of your team are off enjoying their holidays, we may need you to work slightly different hours to cover for them. Rota’s are planned three weeks in advance and your commitments outside of work will be taken into consideration when planning your shifts
  • Ensure that all work set by our apprenticeship provider is completed on time and to the best of your ability

As an apprentice you will be included on a Level 3 Retail Team Leader apprenticeship standard with Babcock Training. This will involve one to one training with a Regional Trainer who will meet with you on a regular basis.

Whilst on the apprenticeship you will be entitled to an NUS card https://www.apprenticeextra.co.uk/

Future Prospects

There are many opportunities for a career at Farmfoods. We have some great training programmes in place and only promote to Shop and Area Manager positions from within. Many people in management and central services positions at Farmfoods started their careers in our shops, so this could be the start of a rewarding career for you. This vacancy will become permanent upon completion of your apprenticeship.

Reality Check

Level 3 Retail Team Leaader Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the Apprentice’s chosen career route, each standard has set knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be successful within the job role. This will include the completion of functional skills in maths and English.

Once the apprentice has completed a minimum of 12 months training and the employer and Babcock regional trainer confirm they have met all the requirements of the standard they will be put through to end point assessment.

The end point assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of the apprentice to ensure they are fully competent in their role. Each Apprentice will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a structured programme of teaching, e-learning, 1-1 training and mentoring; this will encourage and help them to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare them for the end of point assessment.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

The store operating times are as follows:
Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 9:00pm
Saturday - 8.00a.m-8.00p.m.
Sundays: 10:00am – 4.00pm
Earliest start - 6:00am
Latest finish - 11.00pm
Stocktake shift finish time - 11pm

Skills Required

  • Food communication skills
  • Excellent customer service
  • You must also possess some leadership skills

Qualities Required

  • Friendly
  • Positive
  • Hardworking
  • Work well as an individual and as part of a team
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy

Qualifications Required

You do not have to have any previous qualifications to be successful in your application for this role, however some previous retail experience is required and/or some previous supervisory experience will be an advantage.

Training Provided

Level 3 Retail Team Leader Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the Apprentice’s chosen career route, each standard has set knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be successful within the job role. This will include the completion of functional skills in maths and English.

Once the apprentice has completed a minimum of 12 months training and the employer and Babcock regional trainer confirm they have met all the requirements of the standard they will be put through to end point assessment.

The end point assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of the apprentice to ensure they are fully competent in their role.

Each Apprentice will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a structured programme of 1-1 training and mentoring; this will encourage and help them to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare them for the end of point assessment.

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