Farmfoods Limited

Shop Manager Apprenticeship - Higher (Level 4)

Farmfoods Limited (Employer)

Babcock Training Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £24,401.88
45.0 hours per week 45 hours per week. Shifts on a rota basis varying which will include weekends. Shifts to be confirmed on appointment.
19 months (duration)
4 July 2022(start date)
Retail manager (apprenticeship standard)
3 July 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Are you an experienced team leader or supervisor in retail, hospitality or another customer focussed industry? Are you looking to progress further into a management role? If yes, then this might be the opportunity for you. Apply today!

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

Are you an experienced team leader or supervisor in retail, hospitality or another customer focussed industry? Are you looking to progress further into a management role? If yes, then this might be the opportunity for you.

We are looking to recruit a Apprentice Shop Manager for our shop in Gloucester. We offer a permanent full-time (45 hours per week) position working a variety of shifts, 5 days from 7 each week.

What does the training involve?

• Initial training period working alongside an experienced shop manager and developing your practical skills in retail management.
• A period of running your shop with high support from your Area Manager.
• Approximately 3-6 months into your training, you will take on full responsibility for our Gloucester shop while you will continue to develop your management skills, with the support of your area manager.
• Working towards a Level 4 Retail Manager apprenticeship qualification with Babcock Training, our approved training provider.
• Support with upskilling your Maths and English (if required)
• Completion of an independent end point assessment at the end of your training.
This is an 19-month training programme and upon successful completion you will be made a permanent employee.

In return for your hard work and commitment, you will receive:

• A starting salary of £24,401.88 (which will increase to £25,992.36 after 6 months).
• A retail manager level 4 apprenticeship standard qualification.
• Paid time to complete your apprenticeship coursework.
• Great training and support.
• 30 days holiday each year.
• 15% staff discount to use in any of our shops
• Free life assurance.
• Workplace pension.

As one of our Apprentice Shop Managers you will:

• Be fully accountable for your shop and responsible for ensuring that customers are looked after and shop routines are completed to maintain a safe, clean and tidy shop.
• Motivate and guide your team to be as successful and efficient as possible
• Lead by example and get stuck in with the day to day tasks involved in running one of our busy shops
• Control key costs including payroll, shrinkage and waste
• Meet standards in relation to customer service, cash handling, health & safety, stock management, merchandising and presentation.
• Take responsibility for recruitment, training and development of your team.

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

Level 4 Retail Manager 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, face to face training and workplace 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.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This is an 19-month training programme and upon successful completion you will be made a permanent employee.
There are many opportunities for a career at Farmfoods. We always look to promote our team members internally, and many people in management and central services positions at Farmfoods started their careers in our shops. This could be the start of a rewarding and long-term career for you.

Reality Check

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Opening hours: • Monday to Friday = 8am - 9pm • Saturday = 8am - 8pm • Sunday = 10am to 4pm • Earliest shift start = 7am • Latest shift finish = 9.30pm • Stocktake finish time = 7.30pm

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-F/1-9) Desired
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