Customer Service Apprenticeship

Recruiter
Key Training
Location
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Salary
£175.00 per week
Posted
22 May 2019
Closes
22 Jun 2019
Ref
NE10 0JP
Start Date
July
Duration
12-18 months

Apprenticeship summary

Working week

  • Monday to Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm Total hours per week: 37.50

Weekly Wage

  • £175.00

Expected duration

  • 13 months

Apprenticeship level

  • Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Vacancy description

We are a national provider of interpreting and translation services for the public sector including Courts, Police forces, Councils and the NHS.

We are looking to appoint an apprentice to work from our office in Gateshead.  Duties will include:

  • Answering incoming telephone calls and speaking to customers
  • Taking bookings over the telephone and via email.
  • Assigning/booking appointments for interpreters/translators.
  • Data entry and use of a database
  • Filing, photocopying and other administrative duties.

The apprentice will be required to work independently and as part of a team. They will be trained in time management, managing customer accounts and meeting their expectations as well as prioritizing their own workload.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good telephone manner
  • Basic knowledge of MS Word and Excel desired.
  • Attention to detail 
  • Organized 

Personal qualities

  • Outgoing
  • Ability to answer incoming calls
  • Work as part of a team
  • Work under pressure during a period of high work activity
  • Confident 
  • Willing to learn 
  • Motivated 
  • Hardworking 

Desired qualifications

  • Maths and English A-C is desired but not essential

Future prospects

  • Full-time position in the company for the right person

Training to be provided

  • Full Customer Service Level 2 to be provided 

Apprenticeship standard

  • Customer service practitioner