Apprentice Retail Assistant - Specsavers Monmouth

  • Specsavers Monmouth
  • Monmouth, Monmouthshire
  • £6.40 per hour

Become an Apprentice in our store and you’ll have everything you need to truly realise your potential – from experience in a full-time role to an industry-recognised qualification and the support of a global brand, all whilst earning a real wage.

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  • GMFJ Reference
    248213
  • Wages
    £6.40 p/h
  • Hours
    37.05 per week
  • Date Posted
    27/03/2024
  • Start Date
    21/05/2024
  • Approx. Duration
    12 Months

  • Location
    Monmouth
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Retail
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Apprenticeship Standard
    Retailer (ST0327)
  • Employer
    Specsavers Monmouth

Description

Become an Apprentice in our store and you’ll have everything you need to truly realise your potential – from experience in a full-time role to an industry-recognised qualification and the support of a global brand, all whilst earning a real wage.

At Specsavers, we’re always looking to the future - which is where people like you come in. We are currently looking for individuals who are enthusiastic about providing great Customer Service and would like to pursue a career in retail or management. This Apprenticeship opportunity will give you the chance to spend 12 months building the skills and confidence that come with training in a paid full-time job, all the time surrounded by a friendly, highly-experienced team who will support you every step of the way.

Another way of learning:

Your on-the-job training will sit alongside structured learning that will lead to a nationally recognised qualification. At the end of your year as an apprentice, you’ll be a fully-fledged Level 2 Retail Skills.

Why choose an Apprenticeship?

  • Earn a salary (£225 per week)
  • Gain valuable work experience in a full-time role
  • Receive comprehensive and structured training, supported by a qualified assessor
  • Deliver high-quality service in an innovative retail environment
  • Become part of a team working towards a common goal
  • Be entitled to paid holidays

And that’s just the start. With a highly respected and award-winning business behind you – one that invests in its people – there’s nothing to stop you getting on here. Who knows, you might even end up running your own store in years to come...

Who is this Apprenticeship for?

  • Recent school/college leavers OR those looking for a new challenge
  • Individuals who have lived in the EU for 3 years or more, with the right to work in the UK

We’re looking for people who are passionate about providing great Customer Service and wanting to pursue a career in this area. It’s important that you are a great listener and communicator – as that’s what excellent service is all about. You’ll need to be enthusiastic, motivated and a team player with a real determination to make a difference both in your development and the business.

This is a new adventure, but you will need the organisation, commitment, motivation and enthusiasm to deliver the great customer service our Specsavers visitors love.

What does the role involve?

  • Pre-screening,
  • Frame styling,
  • Meet and greet,
  • Telephone answering,
  • Fittings and adjustments,
  • Collections

Whilst you are employed as apprentice you will work towards achieving a nationally recognised apprenticeship - Level 2 Retail Skills Apprenticeship. This is delivered in workplace by Inspiro Learning , with regular visits from a regional trainer who will support and encourage you throughout the apprenticeship.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Inspiro Learning Limited on 0 (Ref ID: 248213)

To be successful in this role you will need to be a hard worker with good communication skills and someone who is able to provide excellent customer service.


None specific

Level 2 Retail Skills Apprenticeship


Each framework includes a diploma/certificate which shows the practical skills, a technical certificate to confirm the knowledge and understanding and Functional Skills in Maths and English.


You will be assessed throughout the apprenticeship and complete the qualification based on the competencies within your job role.


You will be assessed by a combination of observations, professional discussion, question and answer sessions and self-study which is required to confirm your knowledge and understanding of the career route you have chosen.


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

Permanent Employment for the duration of apprenticeship is for 12 months, may lead into a permanent position for the right candidate.

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Opportunities with Inspiro Learning Limited

In today’s competitive marketplace, developing the right skills can help you to get ahead and stay ahead. Apprenticeships are a great way to achieve qualifications and earn money whilst also gaining the work experience employers look for. 

Choose an apprenticeship with Inspiro and they will help you to take your first step to an outstanding career.  As one of the UK’s largest work-based training providers Inspiro has the employer partnerships to offer apprentice job vacancies in your area.

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