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Warehouse Operative Apprentice - Doncaster - Next Distribution

Lifetime Training
£274.40 - 400.00 per week
Closing date
2 Dec 2022

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Business / Management
Supply Chain & Transport
Role Type
Start Date
12-18 months
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At Next Distribution you will be working towards a Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship standard over the course of 15 months.

Our teams are passionate about providing a high-quality service to our customers. Every day will create new challenges and we are looking for someone who can deliver the care and attention that we bring into everything we do at Next.

As a Warehouse Operative Apprentice, you will be offered full on-the-job training so no need to worry if you have never worked within a warehouse before!

In addition, the apprenticeship training will underpin your development and provide an excellent platform for progression in the future. All our Senior Managers started in warehousing.

Your daily roles and responsibilities include -

1. How it all fits together in the Warehouse in terms of getting products to store/customer.

2. Understanding how we forecast seasonally.

3. Daily planning of operations.

4. Warehouse work flows i.e., how many areas of the warehouse, and hands handle an individual customer order.

5. All the areas of the Business you may want to build a career in the future; Transport, Engineering, Loss Prevention, IT and Systems, HR, to name a few.

Employee Engagement

We want you to get the most from your apprenticeship:

You will have a Team Manager to support you through your day-to-day activities, offer you advice and support your development

You will also have the support of a Team Coach who will help train you on the different areas of the warehouses

Don't forget you will also have your Apprenticeship Trainer who will help you with your learning too

You will be allotted time to spend at home working on your apprenticeship, along with lots of practical on the job training from our Manager


This apprenticeship with Next is just the beginning. Not only will you be a part of a secure and growing business but with the apprenticeship training programme, you will have all the skills you need to develop a career with us. We want this apprenticeship to be your first step on a career with us. Once you have completed it there are roles working as a Team Coach, training and developing new people coming in.

Alternatively, you could apply for roles as an Engineering Apprentice or as a Trainee Team Manager. 70% of all our Team Managers were promoted from within.

In addition to this, we provide:

- A competitive hourly salary

- Hourly bonus incentives

- 25% discount on all Next merchandise

- 70% discount on branded items in our staff shops

- Amazing offers on holidays, cinema tickets and attractions through our corporate scheme

- Free uniform, free onsite parking and a subsidised canteen - open for breakfast, lunch and dinner!

Alongside your day-to-day work and training, you will be working towards your Warehouse Operative L2 standard qualification which will be delivered through a blended social learning experience. This includes but is not limited to 1-to-1 visits from your regional trainer, self-study, and remote visits.

The apprenticeship is a structured, learner and employer focused development programme which is designed to support you on your chosen career path. Once you are signed up onto the apprenticeship programme, you will be able to get students discounts through an NUS card and you will be earning money while studying towards a nationally recognised qualification.

Health and Safety

It will be your responsibility to:

- Ensure a flexible and common-sense approach to Health & Safety notifying Team Managers and/or other staff members of any type of hazard which cannot be dealt with by you

- Ensure through good communication and personal example that the objectives of the Next Safety Document are fully understood

- Ensure any accident or near miss is reported immediately to a Team Manager


Lifetime provides award-winning apprenticeship programmes and expert strategy advice. We are specialists in delivering apprenticeships across the Business Services, Management, Health and Social Care, Early Years, Active Leisure, Hospitality and Retail sectors between levels 2 to 5. We’ve developed through organic growth and strategic acquisitions over the last 25 years to become the UK's largest national provider of apprenticeships. We support over 20,000 learners a year, using our extensive knowledge and robust resource. Our team of over 1,000 employees ensures that we provide high quality, national coverage. Lifetime's Head Office houses our Operations 'Support Hub', while our delivery teams of Regional Trainers, English and maths Tutors, Area Managers, and Quality Improvement Coaches are field-based throughout the UK. This ensures that we can offer nationwide coverage with local delivery.

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