Farmfoods Limited

Retail Assistant Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

Farmfoods Limited (Employer)

Babcock Training Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,121.20
35.0 hours per week 35 hours, working 5 days out of 7, shifts TBC will include weekends.
15 months (duration)
19 July 2022(start date)
Retailer (apprenticeship standard)
5 July 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Are you ambitious and looking for a new career working in retail? Farmfoods are looking to recruit an Apprentice Retail Assistant at their new Blackpool store. If you welcoming, helpful and friendly with a desire to learn new skills then this could be the perfect role for you. Apply today!


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Make all of our customers feel welcome 
  • Help customers find the items they are looking for.
  • Give a fast and friendly service at the tills
  • 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.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 2 Retailer 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. 


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

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

Opening Hours: • Monday to Saturday = 7am - 8pm • Sunday = 10am to 4pm • Earliest shift start = 6am • Latest shift finish = 8.30pm • Stocktake finish time = 8pm This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Friendly, Positive, Hardworking, Trustworthy, Reliable

Qualifications Required

Other none (Grade none) Essential
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