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Warehouse Sustainability Operative Apprentice

Welsh Government
Wales Air Ambulance Unit 18, Cwmdu Industrial Estate Carmarthen Road, Gendros Swansea SA5 8JF
£5.50 per hour (30 hours per week)
Closing date
5 Feb 2022

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Apprenticeship, Intermediate
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About the apprenticeship


Responsibilities will include but will not be restricted to:
To support donation team in the day-to-day operation of the drop off center, taking and processing donations
To safely arrange stock in the central warehouse, following quality service standards and complying with internal procedures, systems of working and regulations

To support the E-Commerce team
To support the collection and delivery teams
To contribute to the charity's Sustainability and Green agenda by identifying areas for improvements
To support the warehouse team to undertake stock taking and audits as required
To undertake administrative duties
To ensure all customers and donors are always treated in a polite and courteous manner

Additional information

What You Will Get:
Level 2 Diploma Sustainable Recycling Activities
A range of skills which are transferable across different practitioner roles in the sector.
The opportunity to achieve internationally recognised qualifications equivalent to GCSE's.
Flexible learning and development during employment.
Opportunities for career and development progression.
The sense of personal achievement and satisfaction in supporting the life-saving work of the charity.
This role could see you becoming a permanent member of our team on successful completion of the diploma.
24 days holiday per year (pro rata).
Free eye examinations and discount vouchers for the purchase of glasses, contact lenses and corrective lenses.
An auto-enrolment pension scheme for all employees after 3 months of employment.
Free life insurance scheme to all employees from the first day of employment.
An annual Employee Conference for all employees which provides the opportunity to receive updates, engage in activities and to meet with colleagues from different areas of the charity.
Free hot beverages (tea and coffee) across all our sites; employees are not asked to contribute towards this.
Employee discounts in our shops, Caffi Hems and on our merchandise.
Being an inclusive charity in everything that we do is very important to us, and we are actively seeking a diverse candidate pool for this position.



We are seeking an ambitious individual who brings the following:

A commitment to personal development
An enthusiasm for sustainability and green initiatives
Excellent written and oral communication skills
A team player
The ability to prioritise tasks
A hands-on approach
Ability to use email, internet, intranet, Microsoft packages (Word and Excel) and confident in the use of digital platforms
A commitment to the work of the Charity




Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Level 2 Diploma for Sustainable Recycling Activities

About the employer

Wales Air Ambulance Unit 18, Cwmdu Industrial Estate
Carmarthen Road, Gendros

Disability confident

Yes, we are part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements



Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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