Apprenticeship vacancies with HWGTA

 

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  • Please note this is not a complete list of vacancies available at any one time.
  • As Accountancy and Engineering apprenticeships have one intake each year in September, these will not be advertised all year round and may just feature the company recruiting or type of role(s) available. 
  • We recommend you send in your applications even if you don't see a vacancy to suit you. This enables us to assess you and match you with vacancies as soon as they come in to us.
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If you are looking to make the most of your studies and gain a broad range of accounts knowledge across numerous industries, then Inksmoor is the placement for you! We have a friendly, well-organised, and professional team who are happy to offer support during your time with us.

We offer an alternative to in-house accounts (Outsourced Back Office Support) meaning you will be exposed to multiple businesses that range from sector to size. You must be adaptable in your approach to accounts and learning, with an excellent telephone manner along with being a team player.

Duties will include:

  • Supporting our accounting team with accounting duties up management accounts
  • Raising and processing invoices
  • Filing
  • Managing incoming and outgoing phone calls
  • Managing your email inbox and client’s inbox and respond to emails accordingly
  • Review of data
  • Pulling data required from the internal systems
  • Working with various departments on tasks required
  • Execute all of the above with confidence

Desired skills

  • Good communicator
  • Can work independently
  • Asks for help when unsure
  • Good IT skills (Microsoft Office software)
  • Team player
  • Numerate
  • Good telephone manner
  • Can maintain a confident and polite professional manner

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Self-motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Trustworthy
  • Honest
  • Has integrity

Contact

Charlotte Anderson Ilic

01905 330 721 charlotte.andersonilic@hwgta.org

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Excellent opportunity to contribute towards the ongoing success of a well-established training provider in support of the finance function. Working as part of a small, friendly and supportive team, you will learn the full finance function “on the job” whilst also training with us as part of your apprenticeship!

Duties to include:

  • Raising sales invoices for all operations
  • Liaising with customers regarding invoices, credit, payment and outstanding invoices
  • Ensuring supplier invoices match goods supplied and original quotations and process on to SAGE
  • Coordination and distribution of petty cash
  • Banking deposits as required
  • Monitor finance email account and process documents and emails received
  • Deal with incoming calls to the organisation including customer and supplier queries
  • Processing of remote card payments and reconcile
  • Updating internal financial records
  • Carry out financial audits as instructed
  • Understanding the Apprenticeship funding rules, keeping knowledge current and ensure compliance
  • Assist in the monthly reconciliation of employer co-investment reports, raising invoices and posting payments onto individual learner records
  • Distributing and coordinating post in and out of the business
  • Deal with visitors to the organisation, including occasional reception work
  • Provide general administrative support to the corporate team

Desired skills

  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good IT skills specifically in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to manage workload and priorities effectively
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Confidence with working with people
  • Confident
  • Approachable
  • Conscientious
  • Good team-player
  • Flexible
  • Capable of independent working

Desired qualifications

GCSE at grade 4/C or equivalent in English and maths.

Contact

Hayley Grismond

01432 377010 hayley.grismond@hwgta.org

 

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A fantastic opportunity to learn about the various workings of a finance function in a fast paced and high growth company. The finance apprentice will support the different functions within finance whilst studying for the AAT qualification.

  • Assisting with  processing invoices and supplier payments.
  • Processing employee expenses, ensuring they are in line with the company expenses policy.
  • Credit control, including preparing and sending letters and telephoning customers.
  • Banking customer cheques and processing receipts.
  • Running customer statements at the start of each month and new customer follow ups.
  • Offering support to the sales and office teams members as required.
  • General office administration duties including photocopying, printing, filing and scanning.

Desired skills

  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Interest in a career in finance with a desire to become a qualified accountant

Personal qualities

  • Reliable and responsible

Desired qualifications

  • Educated to A Level standard
  • GCSEs at grades C/4 or above in maths and English (or equivalent qualifications)

Contact

Hayley Grismond

01432 377010

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This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities for the local communities in which we serve. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

The Finance Assistant will work in one or more of the following areas within our Transactional team:

  • Purchase Ledger
  • Cash and Banking Reconciliation
  • Credit Control
  • Financial System Interfaces

The role will develop as you do within the company, allowing you to take the initiative to assume more responsibility. 

Desired skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge in a variety of computer programmes
  • Demonstrate good organisational skills
  • Good communication skills with customers, clients, and staff

Personal qualities

  • Able to build strong relationships with customers, clients, and employees
  • Able to communicate at different levels of the organisation
  • Able to meet the demands of the role by working flexibly when required
  • A friendly disposition
  • Able to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Will be a team player

Contact

Charlotte Anderson Ilic

01905 330 721

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Excellent opportunity working for an established legal business based in Worcestershire. You will work in a busy Finance Team alongside the Chief Cashier and the Business Director.

Assisting the Chief Cashier in daily routines which include:

  • Bank reconciliations
  • Daily banking of cheques
  • Input of 3rd party financial data
  • Input BACS transactions into online banking
  • File archiving & liaising with storage company
  • Daily postal duties
  • Taking client card payments on telephone/in person

Desired skills

  • IT skills
  • Effective communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude/motivated/enthusiastic
  • Able to communicate with others – we are a small team
  • Attention to detail as dealing with client monies

Contact

Hayley Grismond 01432 377010 hayley.grismond@hwgta.org

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Excellent opportunity within an established local firm of accountants supporting with administration and secretarial duties. You will work towards a Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Administration duties
  • Typing
  • Filling
  • Greeting clients
  • Supporting accountants with ad-hoc duties

Desired skills

  • Good IT skills - Microsoft Office packages e.g. Word, and Excel
  • Accounts knowledge 
  • Payroll skills
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Reliable
  • Keen
  • Socially confident

Contact

Hayley Grismond 01432 377010 hayley.grismond@hwgta.org

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Hanley Castle High School have an exciting apprenticeship role for a Finance Assistant to join their professional team. This will be a varied and interesting role offering the perfect start to a promising career in finance, within a high school setting.

Duties include:

  • Assisting with processing purchase orders and invoices on a weekly basis
  • Scanning and filing of all invoices
  • Dealing with supplier queries and assisting with monthly supplier statement reconciliations
  • Review of outstanding orders and associated queries
  • Assisting with processing sales invoices, issuing statements and ensuring prompt payment in line with payment terms
  • Assisting with weekly banking of cash / cheques and online payments
  • Collecting and checking of trip payments, ensuring all monies received on time and monitoring costing against actuals and reporting back to trip leaders
  • Processing staff expenses
  • Produce reports for Heads of Department on actual costs against budget explaining variances and assisting with queries from budget holders on a monthly basis
  • Assist with monthly management accounts and journals where needed

Desired skills

  • Can work independently
  • Asks for help when unsure
  • Good IT skills
  • Team player
  • Good attention for detail

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude 
  • Self motivated 
  • Enthusiastic
  • Trustworthy 
  • Honest 
  • Has integrity
  • Keen to learn
  • Strong interest in finance

Contact

Charlotte Anderson-Ilic 01905 330721 charlotte.andersonilic@hwgta.org

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An excellent opportunity to join a growing accountancy firm based outside Leominster. A cloud accounting firm from day one, Indigo Green seeks to offer the best in class of cloud accounting solutions, always looking to improve clients’ businesses. You will work within our small team delivering bookkeeping, accounts and tax services to our clients.

 

You will be involved in the delivery of bookkeeping, accounts and tax returns, specifically:

  • Processing invoices for clients using Xero and Hubdoc
  • Utilising other apps that link to Xero to provide bookkeeping services
  • Preparing draft accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies
  • Preparing draft tax returns for sole traders, partnerships and directors of limited companies

Desired skills

  • Computer literate
  • Inquisitive
  • Organised
  • Personable

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn
  • Can-do attitude
  • Enthusiastic

Contact

Hayley Grismond 01432 377010 hayley.grismond@hwgta.org

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An exciting opportunity to work for an established Housing Association that manages over 100,000 units of accommodation. You will be working in the Finance department, and progressing through the department on a programme which has generated successes time and time again over the last ten years.

The roles and responsibilities of the role will change as the apprentice progresses through the programme.

Here at Sanctuary we rotate our Apprentices through the Finance department, allowing the Apprentice to see all aspects of Finance in order to find a role and career that is right for them.

As you progress through your AAT qualification, you will also progress through departments, mirroring higher levels of studying with a higher level of responsibility, whilst allowing you to use the skills you have learnt.

The Accounts assistant is responsible for assisting the team of accountants with junior accounting duties.

These can vary depending on the team structure but could include:

  • Basic bookkeeping activities
  • Working with sales and purchase ledgers
  • Running calculations to ensure that records and payments are correct
  • Recording of cash and data entry

The initial roles will cover:

  • Validating and processing invoices in adherence to payment terms
  • Processing and addressing urgent queries, ensuring these are resolved in a time efficient manner
  • Working as part of a team to achieve daily processing targets
  • Processing cash sheets into multiple entities
  • Banking of daily cheques
  • Processing adhoc invoice and credit note requests into the accounting system.

Year 1 (Level 2 Accounts/Finance Assistant) - 12 months.

Year 2 (Level 3 Assistant Accounant) - 15 months. 

Year 3 (Level 4 Professional Accountancy/Taxation Technician) - 18 months.

Deired skills

  • Computer literate
  • Good interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Good understanding of written and spoken English
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work in a team effectively

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • A 'can-do' mentality
  • Enthusiastic
  • Motivated
  • Team player

Contact

Charlotte Anderson Ilic 01905 330 721 charlotte.andersonilic@hwgta.org

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We are offering the right candidate an opportunity to start a full-time apprenticeship at C Software, where you will work directly with the finance team to support the finance aspects of the company whilst working towards your AAT qualification.

Initially you will be working with the Sage accounting software to complete bookkeeping duties, processing supplier invoices & financial administration.

In line with your studies, you will progress to tasks such as:

  • Processing employee expenses
  • Raising purchase orders
  • Making online purchases
  • Credit control
  • Managing emails and telephone enquiries
  • Maintaining company databases
  • Creating financial reports

Desired skills

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office packages (Word and Excel)
  • Ability to analyse figures and spot errors
  • Attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Hard working
  • Organised
  • Enthusiastic to learn
  • Self-motivator
  • Interest in pursuing an accountancy career

Contact

Hayley Grismond

01432 377010 hayley.grismond@hwgta.org

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No two days are the same. Join our busy, friendly team, learning all aspects of working in an office environment whilst studying towards your Business Administrator Level 3 qualification. This is a new exciting role where there will be many opportunities to use your own initiative and to learn new skills.

Duties will include:

  • Help to provide an Office and facilities support service
  • Put people first and assist them in a friendly and professional manner
  • Dealing with customers and suppliers over the phone
  • Order, issue and monitor the stock of PPE for all HCC staff
  • Order supplies of janitorial items and stationary for the offices
  • Liaising with the suppliers for cleaning services, IT support, Printer Support, Telephone system support
  • Provide administration support for the HR. Understands the importance of confidentiality when dealing with sensitive information
  • To ensure that all visitors to site sign in and follow the correct hygiene and health and safety procedures

Desired skills

  • Organisational skills
  • Communication skills both verbal and written
  • IT skills with Microsoft Office packages e.g. Excel, and Word

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude, approachable friendly, confident communicator
  • Willing to learn, flexible, trustworthy, and discreet
  • Attention to detail
  • People focused

Contact

Hayley Grismond

01432 377010

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To provide a comprehensive administrative service to the commerce team with a particular focus on supporting an agenda of Apprentice Recruitment and Employer Engagement and associated administration.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • To offer administration support to the recruitment team, duties to include:

  • Start up documentation
  • Employer contracts
  • Filing
  • Scanning
  • Saving documents
  • Liaising with candidates and employers
  • Advertising vacancies
  • Dealing with incoming calls and visitors
  • General admin support to the Commerce team

Desired skills

  • Organisation
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills (Verbal and written)
  • Relationship building
  • Technical skills ( Microsoft Excel and Word)
  • Customer focused

Personal qualities

  • Adaptable
  • Good time management
  • Confidence
  • Passionate
  • Trustworthy & Confidential
  • Commitment

Contact

Hayley Grismond

01432 377010

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Unique opportunity to join a fast-growing ecommerce business and to shadow the directors of each department - Finance & Operations, Brand & Marketing, and Logistics. You will gain invaluable skills and experience in all aspects of ecommerce, working in an exciting, challenging and enjoyable environment.

This is used as an overview of the role, aim to give a good clear picture of the responsibilities. Use Bullet points and don’t overkill the role by going into too much detail

Day to day the Ecommerce Business Administrator Apprentice will shadow, learn and support the directors of the company. Each day will be different but there will be themes and repetition. The below Duties are not meant to be an exhaustive list of tasks, instead they give you an understanding of the objective of the role and where your time will be focused.

Work with the Director of Logistics & Warehousing and team members to uphold their department’s main objectives.

  • Logistics & Warehousing - always be in stock and deliver on time
  • Customer Services - surprise and delight our customers

Duties will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Goods in/out
  • Warehouse management
  • Customer services

Work with the Director of Finance & Operations and team members to uphold the department’s main objectives.

  • Ecommerce - create a high quality user experience
  • Finance - maintain excellent business relationships

Duties will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Product catalogue maintenance
  • Bookkeeping and finance administration
  • Stock purchasing

Work with the Director of Brand & Marketing and team members to uphold the department’s main objectives.

Brand & Marketing - educate, be fun, be quirky, celebrate British craftsmanship

Duties will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Social media posting
  • Content creation

Desired skills

  • Digital skills, including 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience and understanding of Microsoft Excel is desired but not required (formal qualification will be achieved as part of this apprenticeship)
  • Regular use of gmail and/or other email applications
  • Understanding and regular use of social media
  • Willingness and ability to learn new systems, software and applications
  • Communication skills
  • Good written and aural communication skills that enable you to grasp the conversation, understand what is being asked of you and the objective of any actions, and allow you to engage with others easily

Personal qualities

These soft skills, like, positive attitude/motivated/enthusiastic.

  • You should have a willingness to go the extra mile, be keen to learn, want to try new things, and be ready to put yourself out of your comfort zone. This may at times result in failure, but learnings from the failures we experience are invaluable - they inform future decisions and drive us forward
  • You should be organised, have great attention to detail and be self-motivated. You will be required to work on your own at times and will need to be able to focus, keep to task and deliver what is required in a timely manner
  • You should be enthusiastic and have a can-do attitude. No job is too small for any of the team - we all approach every day wanting to do the most we can to drive the business forward. Always thinking, what is the best for the company?
  • You should be good at solving problems and be willing to adapt and change tack. Sometimes things don’t go to plan, that’s a rule of life. But by being flexible and open to adapting you can still achieve the objective
  • You should take enjoyment from what you do. People can tell when you are working with a smile on your face. Whether you are helping a customer with a lost order or writing a tweet, do so with enjoyment - it shines through
  • You should be open and honest. Everything we do is underpinned by integrity
  • And you should be focussed on helping yourself grow and succeed. We will help you gain a lot of experience and you should consolidate that by reading, being inquisitive, knowledge hungry, and learning every day

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ETL are offering exciting opportunity to join our Finance team on a fixed term basis to cover maternity leave. You will assist in providing a confidential Finance service in respect of day-to-day administrative matters, maintaining manual & computerised systems including inputting data, keeping records and general filing systems.

Duties to include:

  • Processing supplier invoices for UK and US companies, checking POP against Goods Received and POs
  • Apply for trade references and following up.  Activate new customer accounts
  • Assist the Financial Accountant with non-confidential administration
  • To check supplier statements against invoices
  • Issue Sales Invoices, customer statements and handle queries
  • Monitor advanced payments and release customer orders for despatch
  • Monitoring Certify Expenses program and issuing credit card statements

General Duties:

  • To monitor the incoming Accounts emails
  • To arrange for director signatures on forms and letters as required
  • To organise meetings and events, ensuring that all necessary arrangements are made
  • To provide a range of administrative duties including photocopying, filing, message taking, sorting and distributing post etc.
  • To maintain manual and computerised systems including inputting data, keeping records and general filing systems as directed
  • To assist with other areas of finance during holiday periods

Desired skills

Good telephone manner, demonstrate good numeracy skills, working knowledge of Microsoft office applications.

Personal qualities

  • Professional Business Attire
  • Professional & Approachable Manner
  • The Ability to Develop Excellent Working Relationships
  • Organised & Excellent Timekeeping
  • Positive
  • Confident
  • Flexible

Contact

Hayley Grismond 01432 377010 hayley.grismond@hwgta.org

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A fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic person to join our thriving family run business. We are seeking a hard working customer focused individual who will enjoy working in a fun busy environment. There will be a full time opportunity for the right person upon completing the apprenticeship.

  • Purchase order creation
  • Data inputting
  • Dealing with customers and suppliers over the phone
  • Quote creation
  • Product Sales
  • Supporting the project team
  • Database Management

Desired skills

  • Be a great communicator with the ability to communicate verbally, clear and polite over the phone and clear and concise through the written word via email
  • Have achieved GCSE Maths and English Grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • Have the ability to see the detail in words and numbers, and the ability to stay alert within a fast paced working environment with multiple daily deadlines
  • Be happy, helpful, resourceful and keen to help solve a variety of problems
  • Willingness to learn
  • Be a self starter and although working in a team be self motivated
  • We are in the construction sector, attention to detail is essential
  • Good organisation skills

Personal qualities

  • It is important that the candidate is positive and has the right attitude for work, which is to be non stop helpful, proactive and motivated
  • Ability to work in a team

Contact

Hayley Grismond 01432 377010 hayley.grismond@hwgta.org

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To support the Production Manager and associated personnel in a varied and multifunctional job role within the Production Facility in order to assist in the development and effectiveness of the department.

To support the Production Manager and associated personnel in a varied and multifunctional job role within the Production Facility in order to assist in the development and effectiveness of the department.

This position will require attention to detail, the ability to interact and communicate effectively within a team, along with a methodical and structured approach.  The successful candidate will be open to change and development whilst undertaking critical and key tasks in order to facilitate improvements within the department.   

As a Production Assistant Apprentice, you will undertake a broad based induction programme within the production department to provide a good level of understanding of the production flow, the sequence and consequently relating to all aspects of the system.

Your support will include the use of Microsoft Office, intranet based functions along with bespoke company programmes and will include:

  • Holiday bookings and entering on to the database
  • Liaising with personnel regarding training requirements and bookings
  • Scanning of training certificates and filing of hard copies
  • Data Input relative to production based schedules
  • To liaise and monitor progress with time dependant subcontractors and suppliers
  • Completing various reports for comparison purposes
  • Assisting with documentation and writing emails / notes to support the 4 working shifts
  • Generate Induction packs for new employees and finalise necessary supporting paperwork

This provides a (non exhaustive) guide to the job role but it is intended that you will become a valued and integral part of forward thinking department.

The job role will develop and grow in line with the desire and determination the candidate should posses.   

Desired skills

  • A good knowledge of Microsoft Office would be an advantage

Personal qualities

  • Bright & sparky with a can-do attitude
  • Enthusiastic
  • Proactive
  • Organised
  • Presentable & have a good telephone manner
  • Keen & eager to help-out & use their own initiative
  • Confident in IT including Microsoft Office

Desired qualifications

  • A good level of numeracy & literacy is required for the advertised position

Contact

Hayley Grismond

01432 377010

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In this role you will provide support to the Quality Manager and production teams in the day to day running of the site laboratories. Ensure that the requirements of the Analytical Laboratory Standards are met. Provide administrative support and to carry out data entry and data validation tasks. Prepare and take samples for analytical, microbiological and sensory testing recording results and drawing up reports.

Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Through coaching improving accuracy of data recorded by supporting teams
  • Preparation of daily, weekly and monthly Analytical KPI summaries for customers and internal use
  • Micro-sample preparation and entering samples onto database
  • General collection of samples including organisation of the sensory taste panels
  • Organisation of refresher training for production including analytical and sensory
  • Routine laboratory testing
  • Packaging of NPD or other samples for dispatch
  • Daily verifications of laboratory equipment, reporting non-compliance
  • Additional laboratory tasks as required

Desired skills

  • Computer literate
  • Interest in food hygiene and quality

Personal qualities

  • Keen learner
  • Good attention to detail
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Good communication skills

Contact

Hayley Grismond

01432 377010

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IMPLEMENTATION APPRENTICE

In this role you will assist the Implementation Team to help guide new and existing clients through the various services Allpay offer, ensuring a smooth and successful implementation. You will work towards managing your own clients (from small financial firms to large Housing Associations) with a reasonable degree of autonomy.

We now have an exciting opportunity for Implementation Apprentice to join our Implementation Team. The role is based in our Hereford Office.

In this role you will assist the Implementation Team to help guide new and existing clients through the various services Allpay offer, ensuring a smooth and successful implementation.

You will work towards managing your own clients (from small financial firms to large Housing Associations) with a reasonable degree of autonomy.

As Implementation Apprentice, some of your key duties will include:

  • Assisting in the implementation process for both, new and existing clients to ensure delivery of the implementation within Allpay and clients’ SLAs
  • Assisting the Implementation Team in providing support for our clients, answering all implementation queries, and ensuring that the company’s systems are updated to track any relevant requests
  • To assist the Implementation Team Leader on larger projects, as and when required
  • To work closely with the Implementation Team to undertake any admin tasks identified as part of an implementation Project

Desired skills

You’ll demonstrate to us that you have:

  • GCSE C/4 or above in English and maths or equivalent
  • Ability to use Microsoft Packages including Word and Excel, and an aptitude for working with new technology
  • Ability of working in a Customer Service role, including ability to deal with clients over the telephone
  • Ability of performing in an administration role, to follow procedures accurately and record actions taken at all stages

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work as part of a team, and to work well under pressure to deadlines
  • Ability to work without close supervision whilst ensuring key issues are escalated as appropriate

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Hayley Grismond

01432 377010

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Assist Project Managers and Directors with administrative duties.

Assist Project Managers with:

  • Buying
  • Office
  • Data input on company software
  • Admin tasks including day to day operations
  • Assist Directors when required
  • Cover Reception when required

Desired skills

  • Computer Literate
  • Good customer service skills
  • Be able to work under own initiative when required to do so within remit of authority

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Willing to learn

Contact

Hayley Grismond

01432 377010

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This is a great opportunity for an apprentice to learn a range of contracts support skills as part of a busy team. This will include; booking in new contracts, raising sales orders and purchase orders, dealing with contracts managers, ordering skips to site, raising works packages and Health and Safety Packages, learning CAD drawing software.

Duties to include:

  • To learn use of our specialist take off software Callidus
  • Opportunity to learn CAD Software
  • Edit and create drawings for Contract Managers on existing projects
  • Booking in of New Contracts onto the company computer system
  • Raising new Sales Orders, accurately taking information from delivery schedules
  • Dealing with requests from Contract Managers, confirming delivery lead times and updating delivery schedules
  • Raising Purchase Orders for any additional materials needed
  • Ordering Skips to site
  • To operate and maintain the company database
  • Raising works packages and Health and Safety Packages to sub contractors and maintaining an accurate log
  • Dealing effectively with complaints should they arise.
  • Maintain the filing systems and ensure that filing is kept up to date, including the archiving system
  • To provide absence back up for other administrative personnel
  • To assist with any Health and Safety matters should they arise

To assist with preparation and completion of Operation and Maintenance Manuals

Desired skills

IT literate, confidence on telephone, good attention to detail.

Personal qualities

Candidate will require a positive attitude combined with a flexible approach to work and a willingness to learn new skills.

Desired qualifications

Minimum C/4 grade maths and English or equivalents

Contact

Hayley Grismond

01432 377010

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A fast-paced position in a supportive company, eager to allow you grow the role to your strengths. Reporting to the Sales Manager, you will have a varied and dynamic workload, including submitting budgets and formal quotations by methods of creating bills of material, labour requirements, and logistical costs, and developing internal data base.

Produce clear value driven estimates using and understanding technical drawings, gain an understanding of a variety of value-added materials installed inside the equipment Kingfisher manufacture, develop an awareness of pricing models and techniques, develop commercial acumen, and have a can-do attitude. 

Working within the Sales Department: 

  • Responsible for producing technical quotations directly for customers and in support of sales team
  • Reading Engineering drawings and interpretating specifications to determine customer requirements
  • Preparing material quantity lists
  • Estimating design, fabrication, assembly and installation times taking into account material processing and lead times and the project specification
  • Sourcing quotations from a variety of sub-contractors
  • Negotiation and securing work
  • The planning and execution of quote processing within given timeframes
  • Daily integration with companies IMS, CRM & ERP systems
  • Communicate frequently with suppliers and customers
  • Liaison with Operations team when processing sales orders
  • General office duties throughout all departments as required

Desired skills

  • Computer literate
  • Attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Diligent
  • Methodical
  • Mechanically minded
  • Proactive
  • Take ownership
  • Team Player
  • Ambitious

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs grades C / 4 and above in English and maths or equivalent

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Charlotte Anderson Ilic

01905 330 721

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Excellent opportunity to join a dynamic engineering business within Worcestershire. The successful candidate will be working alongside the newly created order handling/processing team.

Duties will include: 

  • To work with and learn from the existing team
  • To attend college on a regular basis and to complete all work in a timely manner to ensure all qualifications are obtained
  • With support of AVL UK management maintain and develop personal skills in the area of Handling and Processing
  • To establish and maintain good working relationships with colleagues and customers.
  • To represent AVL UK by portraying the professional image of the company and to act accordingly at all times
  • To work strictly within the processes and procedures by working towards the continuous improvement of AVL UK
  • Supporting the order processing & handling team with beginning to end administration requirements for the business
  • Support the department with status related phone calls, administration, analysis, archiving, invoice clearance using SAP, excel and in-house systems where necessary
  • Assist with the co-ordination of deliveries
  • Support to create Customer Order Confirmations to set standards and procedures.
  • Support with Import/Export administration requirements
  • Be able to complete the basics of the team’s responsibilities and support the business with any administration requirements as requested by management

Desired skills

  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Good command of spoken and written English
  • Numerate
  • Basic word-processing and spreadsheet skills
  • IT literate

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Willing to learn and develop in the role

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Charlotte Anderson Ilic

01905 330 721

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Excellent opportunity working for a well established and successful food company based in the Worcestershire. You will be part of a busy and rewarding sales and commercial team, with the opportunity for progression following successful completion of your apprenticeship.

  1. Contacting new and existing customers to develop sales including targeting customer sectors with mailouts.
  2. Building data bases of prospective customers e.g. cash & carry’s.
  3. Conducting gap analysis on current range of products and sectors within the market.
  4. Assisting the line manager with customer presentations inclusive of regional & national exhibitions.
  5. Maintaining customer records (inc. related opportunities & pricing) on Salesforce with up to date details.
  6. Confirming customer appointments for and updating the calendar of the line manager on a weekly basis.
  7. Working closely with all departments across the company to answer any general customer queries.
  8. Assisting in setting up new accounts – sending out welcome letters, credit application form, creating account record on Salesforce, etc.
  9. Attending tasting panels

Any other duties as deemed appropriate by the line manager

 

Desired skills

  • Strong team player who is result driven and self – motivated.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organisation skills with the ability to multi task.
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook & Word
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Understanding of the foodservice sector preferable.

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Motivated
  • Enthusiastic.

Desired qualifications

GCSE or equivalent A*-C/9-4 including English and maths

Level 2 Apprenticeship Qualifications or A-levels

 

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Hayley Grismond

01432 377010

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The College has an exciting opportunity for an Administrative Support Apprentice who, with training, can provide support for a range of areas/tasks. We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual, with good IT skills, who can communicate effectively and provide excellent levels of service.

We are looking for a Level 3 Business Administration Apprentice interested in working in an educational setting.

The main role will be to provide administrative support within the College as directed. This will involve interacting with a wide range of people including staff, students, visitors, and parents. You will work with the MIS Department on a regular basis helping to ensure that a timely and effective service is provided to the college and external agencies.

  • The post holder must provide timely administrative support as directed
  • The post holder must communicate in a professional manner when dealing with other staff, students, parents and visitors
  • The post holder must provide administrative support to MIS with tasks where accuracy and precision is of importance
  • The post holder must attend relevant internal and external meetings and training relevant to the role
  • The post holder must carry out such other tasks from time to time as required by their manager
  • The post holder must ensure that College policies are applied at all times including the safeguarding, data protection and acceptable use policies
  • The post holder is required to ensure that they maintain their own health and safety, and support that of any colleagues, service users or visitors in their environment in accordance with organisational policies and procedures and the training they receive        

Desired skills

  • IT literate (Office applications)
  • Ability to multitask, organise and prioritise workload
  • Excellent attitude to client service (end user)
  • Understanding of the need for confidentiality and discretion
  • Flexible attitude

Personal qualities

  • Ability to pick up new skills quickly
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a wider team
  • Passionate about education

Desired qualifications

Level 2 GCSE English and maths at Grade C/4, equivalent or above.

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Hayley Grismond

01432 377010

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An exciting opportunity to work in an established and growing Financial Services company. Based in Droitwich, Worcestershire, you will work within our busy Wealth Management department.

This role has been created to offer assistance to our growing Wealth Management department. The role will involve a number of tasks and responsibilities to assist the organisation.

The primary responsibility will be to run client review reports and generate client review documents. This is an integral part of the service we offer to our clients. It involves aggregating data from client’s investment and pension portfolios, running a set of reports and packaging them for the customer to receive either via our secure online portal or post. This is a continual service and multiple reviews are sent out on a daily basis.

All activity is recorded on our client management system and the role holder will be responsible for ensuring all data is accurate and up to date, and all activities and task are recorded, managed and completed.

In addition to this the role holder will be expected to assist with wealth management departmental tasks and cover for other support team members. This includes answering telephones, post and scanning services.

The role will offer the successful candidate a great opportunity to work in a busy and friendly office, gaining skills in IT, data input, report building and the ability and confidence to communicate with colleagues and clients.

 

Desired skills

  • Good communicatior, written and verbal.
  • Good numeracy and literacy. 
  • Experience of Microsoft Office and computer literacy.
  • Good attention to detail.

Personal qualities

  • Good team player
  • Hard working
  • Positive attitude
  • Punctual
  • Desire to learn on the job

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Charlotte Anderson Ilic

01905 330 721

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To support our distribution team giving a first-class customer experience, required to deliver office supplies and other goods to customers sites, support the furniture installation teams building and configuring office furniture. You will work towards a Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner apprenticeship standard.

Will help with the Logistics side of the company:

  • Goods inwards
  • Assisting with office furniture installations
  • Van driving to deliver office supplies and stationery
  • Offer first class customer service and satisfaction
  • Warehouse management

Desired skills

  • Driving licence (due to the nature of the role)
  • Some IT skills
  • Customer service skills

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Motivated
  • Enthusiastic.
  • Works well individually and in a team

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Hayley Grismond

01432 377010 

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Excellent opportunity working for an established family run company based in Herefordshire, you will work in a busy Customer Service department.

This role offers a chance to join a growing team and business with a variety of opportunities for future progression if suitable. We require a Customer Service Assistant to join a small team in a friendly office environment.

Primary Role Duties:

  • Telephone answering
  • Email writing
  • Live chat correspondents
  • Returns processing
  • Answering eBay & Amazon questions
  • Contacting suppliers
  • Inputting customers’ orders
  • Ability to work at the weekend, when working at the weekend a day(s) will be given off in the week

Desired skills

  • Computer literate
  • Good on Excel & Word
  • Willingness to learn
  • Desire to solve every customer problem

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Ability to work alone if needed
  • Problem solving
  • Polite & professional

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Hayley Grismond 01432 377010 hayley.grismond@hwgta.org

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Working as part of a great team who pride themselves on their Customer Service standards, your responsibilities will be, handling the incoming post, providing support to partners/managers by way of scanning documents, typing documents, updating client records and managing diaries. Other duties and responsibilities will be added as required.

Thorne Widgery Accountancy Ltd are looking for an Administration Assistant to join their valuable administration team providing support to our Client Managers.

Large innovative Accountancy practice is seeking to add to its valuable administration and support team.

The primary responsibilities of the role will be:

  • Greeting clients and answering telephones
  • Maintaining meeting rooms and refreshments
  • Updating internal systems with client data
  • Contacting clients to request information when required
  • Running Reports
  • Scanning incoming post & documentation
  • Receiving deliveries
  • Franking and despatching post
  • Assisting in the submission of Tax Returns and other related submissions to Companies House.
  • Arranging diary appointments for Managers

The role will also require the provision of a number of varied administrative and support duties as determined by the Partners/Managers and client requirements. These will include:

  • Typing for partners and other key members of staff using Word and Excel
  • Typing and sending out Fee notes to clients
  • Binding of documents
  • Other adhoc requirements that may be requested

Desired skills

  • Numerate with Excellent keyboard skills
  • Enjoy learning and working with IT
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Capable of meeting deadlines
  • Flexible approach
  • A Methodical approach to duties and tasks and the ability to work inside of company processes and procedures
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Willing to learn and take on new tasks, roles and responsibilities
  • Outgoing and cheerful personality with good interpersonal skills
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft office

Personal qualities

This is an important role providing essential support within the team. The successful person for this job is required to have:

  • Polite and helpful telephone manner
  • Capable of meeting deadlines
  • Confidence in using computers and software
  • A desire to learn
  • Forward thinking approach
  • Adaptable to change

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Hayley Grismond 01432 377010 hayley.grismond@hwgta.org

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Excellent opportunity to work in a busy sales office with the scope to grow in the role and to cross train to cover other areas of the sales team.

Some day to day duties cover;

  • Plan & book transportation of Customer Orders
  • Generate Delivery Documents and Invoices to accompany goods
  • Input information into Customer & service provider Portals
  • General office admin support – phone answering, filing etc

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Accuracy and attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Motivated and enthusiastic
  • Flexibility and the ability to pick up tasks quickly

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Hayley Grismond 01432 377010 hayley.grismond@hwgta.org

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To provide administrative support services to the Finance and Purchasing with associated support to other areas of the business, by implementing and maintaining office systems, processes and procedures. Using the Activity Schedule as an aid for completing the routines required.

Duties & Responsibilities Include:

  • Delivering the best quality service to benefit Britannia Site Solutions staff and clients.

Support the Purchasing Co-ordinator:

  • Purchase order progressing             
  • Chase supplies to confirm delivery dates
  • Populate Tracker delivery dates
  • Prepare Delivery Schedules for distribution
  • Populate Trackers with invoice due
  • Post invoices onto sage                            

Business Admin Support:         

  • Reception Duties     
  • Answer all incoming calls
  • Meet and Greet visitors
  • Refreshments during meetings

Daily Duties:             

  • Staff Whereabouts
  • Annual Leave Register
  • Weekly                       
  • Stationery Stocks
  • Archiving / Creating Files
  • Carrying out other duties as delegated by your Line Manager and the Senior Management Team

Professional Responsibilities and Conduct:

  • To deliver best quality service to benefit Britannia Site Solutions staff and clients.
  • To observe safe working practices always including reference to: Health and Safety Regulations, Safe lifting and handling, fire procedure, COSHH regulations & Environmental Health requirements

Desired skills

  • Demonstrates understanding and consideration of others – respect and empathy.
  • Approachable and willing to help others
  • Be able to communicate effectively all levels
  • Demonstrates honesty and integrity in all situations, be Hardworking and willing to be flexible and adaptable to changing circumstances
  • Demonstrates genuine commitment to helping Britannia Site Solutions be a successful organisation while working in line with aims, philosophy and culture of the business
  • Works to agreed practices and procedures of the business while being able to demonstrate self motivation – proactive approach and Utilises time effectively
  • Learning & Development being able to respond positively to new and challenging situations
  •  Demonstrates a flexible approach to change and a genuine willingness to learn and develop

Personal qualities

  • To be able to work effectively within a team and on your own
  • To be able to work constructively and respectfully with all team members
  • To be assertive
  • Willingness to work flexible hours according to the needs of the business
  • Willingness to attend training courses and events

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Veronica Smith

01905 330721

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You will be the 1st point of contact for visitors to our office, so if you like meeting new people, this position could be for you. There are plenty of calls that need answering each day and we get a big pile of post that will need to be opened and scanned. We are a friendly lively team with lots of other staff happy to show you the ropes.

Duties will include:       

  • Welcoming visitors to the office
  • Answering phones
  • Dealing with the post in and out of the office
  • Scanning/filing documents
  • Keeping the stationery cupboard tidy and ordering stationery
  • Helping the advisers with admin tasks, e.g. printing and binding reports
  • Inputting data into the computer system
  • General office duties as required to assist with the smooth running of a busy open plan office

Desired skills

  • Comfortable with using a PC and the internet
  • Word/Excel skills useful

Personal qualities

  • If you have a friendly, positive approach to life and a practical, common sense approach to work you will fit in well with the team at Abacus
  • You must enjoy meeting new people
  • Happy to learn new tasks/skills

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Hayley Grismond

01432 377 010

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This is an amazing opportunity for you to learn and fall in love with sales as a profession. You will be calling businesses on the telephone, so a pleasant telephone manner and good verbal skills are crucial. You will receive world-class on-going sales training to develop your skills, positive mind-set and professionalism.

Your daily tasks will include: 

  • Dealing with customers and prospects on the phone
  • Basic spreadsheet list management
  • Operating and updating our CRM systems
  • Absorbing details and features of technical products and services we deal with and explaining them to customers
  • Working from and updating a shared office calendar
  • Mentoring and reporting to supervisors

Desired skills

  • Computer literate
  • Good listening skills
  • Good telephone manner
  • Organised

Personal qualities

  • Flexible
  • Eager to learn new skills
  • Punctual
  • Honest
  • Positive attitude

Contact

Hayley Grismond

01432 377010

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You will work in a busy office taking enquiries from members of the public via telephone and email. You will play a vital role in ensuring our customers receive a celebrity service. In addition to being on the telephone, you will cover reception, greet visitors and carry out various office administration tasks.

  • Answering the telephone from members of the public who wish to raise a Highways Issue
  • Logging enquiries into a database
  • Responding and logging of email enquiries
  • Reception Duties
  • General Office Administration Duties

Desired skills

  • No previous experience required

Personal qualities

  • Good attitude. Good telephone manner. Attention to detail

Desired qualifications

  • No minimum requirements

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Hayley Grismond

01432 377010

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A fantastic opportunity to work at a lively and forward thinking school and become part of a strong and loving team. Office based, you will work in the heart of the school - there is never dull moment!

Duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Front of House
  • Telephone and email communications
  • Data and filing
  • Recording attendance
  • Word processing

Desired skills

  • Effective communicator
  • Love of children
  • Computer literate
  • Initiative
  •  Team player

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Confidence
  • Enthusiasm
  • Initiative
  • Patience
  • Resilience

Contact

Hayley Grismond 01432 377010 hayley.grismond@hwgta.org

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Administration Apprentice to join our busy Learning & Development Team based at the Charles Hastings Education Centre, Worcester Royal Hospital, Worcester. This is an opportunity to build your skills and confidence, and opens up a wealth of possibilities for your future career within the NHS.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic, self-motivated, and committed to join their team! You must be keen to learn and develop new skills and be willing to be flexible to meet the changing demands of the service. Whether you’ve just completed your GSCEs or are looking for a change in your career, our Customer Service Apprenticeship offers you the chance to earn a salary, gain valuable work experience and new skills, whilst being supported to achieve a professional qualification.

Duties to include:

  • To participate in reception duties for the Charles Hastings Education Centre.
  • To operate and manage the Centre booking system.
  • To greet visitors/users in a polite and respectful manner and promote.
  • To deal with enquiries from visitors and users as appropriate.
  • To collate and distribute the incoming and outgoing mail for the Centre.
  • To input training registers and competencies into the ESR learning Management System.
  • To support the Learning & Development Team with all course bookings.
  • To demonstrate tact, diplomacy, patience and empathy in the course of considerable. client contact, both in person, over the telephone, and by email correspondence.
  • Ensure telephones are answered promptly and dealt with appropriately.
  • To impart clear, concise booking information to the bookers.
  • To communicate effectively and work collaboratively as a member of the Learning & Development Team.
  • This is not an exhaustive list and the duties outlined above may evolve and develop over the period of the apprenticeship. Changes will be made in consultation with the apprentice.

Desired skills

  • Numerate and literate
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work to deadlines/targets
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Keyboard skills
  • Effective communication skills; written and verbal with people at all levels
  • Ability to record accurate messages, ensuring they are passed on appropriately

Desirable Knowledge

  • Knowledge of Microsoft office packages
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Good organisational skills

 

Personal qualities

Essential Qualities: 

  • Approachable and friendly
  • Able to deal with sensitive issues with tact and diplomacy
  • Committed to a patient centred service and to maintaining high quality of patient care
  • Ability to understand conflicting demands and the needs of the service
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently to consistently high standard
  • Ability to work within standard procedures/guidelines
  • Flexible

Desired qualifications

Candidates must evidence:

  • English Level 2 is essential - GCSE grade C/4 or above, or equivalent in Functional Skills Level 2.
  • Maths Level 1 is essential - GCSE grade D/3 or above, or equivalent in Functional Skills Level 1.
  • Do NOT have a degree level qualification or higher in Business Administration or similar related subject.
  • Have NOT completed an NVQ/QCF/Apprenticeship Standard Level 2 or higher in Business Administration or Customer Service.

Candidates who have previously started or part completed a Business Administration Level 2 or Customer Service Level 2 Apprenticeship, are requested to declare this on their application form.

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To train to become a plater welder interpreting fabrication drawings, assembling beams with plates and components.

Full mentoring programme of job rotation through departments, welding coding qualification and commencing of simple welding, use of hand tools etc

Desired skills

Aptitude for maths, good attention to detail

Personal qualities

Commitment to try, be flexible, helpful, diligent to factory health and safety rules, team player and sensible – it is a dangerous environment moving large sections of steel overhead and through the factory

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Carry out general daily checks on plant and equipment to avoid costly delays and assist with repairs when required. Collect and collate all materials and assembly jigs. Ensure all tools and equipment allocated are kept safe, clean and in good condition at all times.

An Apprentice Welder is required, to weld, fabricate and finish all components from instruction from your team leader, complying with working assembly drawings to meet Quality Standards as required by the company. You will be required to work from jigs, freehand and line drawings.

The role also includes the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Carry out general daily checks on plant and equipment to avoid costly delays and assist with repairs when required
  • Report to your team leader
  • Collect and collate all materials and assembly jigs
  • Bring to the attention of your team leader any non-conforming items or practices.
  • Wear appropriate PPE as instructed
  • Ensure all actions comply with the Conditions of Employment and Health & Safety At Work requirements
  • Ensure all tools and equipment allocated are kept safe, clean and in good condition at all times
  • Act in a responsible manner at all times to ensure the respect of fellow workers
  • Respond to the requests of the Team leaders/Managers/Directors as required

Desired skills

We are looking for applicants to have good maths, measurement and a keen eye to detail. 

Personal qualities

  • We are looking for someone that is reliable, enthusiastic, punctual and has a good attention to detail as well as a good attitude to learning
  • Good dexterity and co-ordination, an ability to read basic engineering drawings
  • The ability to use basic hand tools i.e. angle grinder and orbital sanders are not essential but would be an added bonus

Contact

Donna Harper Edwards donna.harper-edwards@hwgta.org

01905 330720

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AW Engineering was established in 1993 in Herefordshire manufacturing the AW Trailer Range. The AW Trailer Range is predominantly for the Agricultural sector but with a strong emphasis on Custom and Special builds.. All of our Designs are created in house and all our manufacturing is carried out at Madley in Herefordshire.

Our aim is for you to become a member of the AW Trailer Manufacturing Team where you will work alongside an Experienced Team Member learning all aspects of Welding  and Fabrication on the job.

Some of the skills, knowledge and behaviours you will learn during your working day with us are:

  • Measuring and setting out Jobs
  • Learning the Use all Fabrication Equipment
  • Drilling
  • Sawing
  • Guillotine
  • Press brake
  • Mig Welding
  • Plasma Cutting
  • Everything involved in the Manufacture of AW Trailers

 

Desired Skills: A general Practical Mechanical attitude: A reasonable level of numeracy

Desired Personal Qualities: A desire to learn with a can do, will do attitude

Future Prospects: Full time position after successful completion of the apprenticeship

Reality Check: We are rural based transport required or there's public transport available

 

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A J Lowther & Son Ltd – 1 vacancy – Ross on Wye

 

A W Engineering – 1 vacancy – Madley, Herefordshire

 

A J P Stainless – 1 vacancy – Hereford

 

Barrs Court Engineering – 1 vacancy – Rotherwas, Hereford

 

KGD Industrial Services – 5 vacancies – Rotherwas, Hereford

 

Edwards Farm Machinery – 2 vacancies – Tenbury Wells

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A J Lowther & Son is a family run business employing over 60 people and we were founded in 1948 by the grandfather of the current Managing Director/Owner.

We fabricate, supply and install steel framed buildings as well as staircases, mezzanine floors and gates.

An apprentice in our workshop will be fabricating items as part of the team as soon as they display the skills to do it - this could be fabricating brackets, tubular braces or posts for example

Our main requirements are the ability/interest to learn and integrate with the workforce, and the ability to get here!

Things to consider: This employer is located in a fairly rural location off the A40 at Whitchurch

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First Energy specialises in power generation and acoustic enclosures, offering the full package from design, through to build and installation.  We are a multi-disciplined engineering company undertaking welding, fabrication, and sheet metal work along with electrical installation.
 
This is a full-time position and reports to the Works Director.  The post holder will be based at Stoke Edith, Herefordshire but may occasionally be requested to work at our customers sites (within the UK).

 

Main purpose of Job

To learn how to weld and fabricate to be able to assist the engineering team in the fabrication of acoustic enclosure and other projects as they arise.

 

Main Duties

  1. Welding (MIG / TIG) and fabrication of steel structures.
  2. Using a variety of cutting and drilling equipment.
  3. Attending training at HGTA and complete written work on time.
  4. Ensuring work is carried out within deadlines, safely and efficiently.
  5. Comply with best practice and health and safety requirements.
  6. Supporting the Directors in any other tasks that are necessary.

 

Requirements

  • Holds a driving license and own transport (or aims to work towards this).
  • Interest in welding, fabrication and making things.
  • Some experience of practical skills or using tools preferred.
  • Be able to communicate well and get on with others.
  • Physically fit and hardworking.
  • Commitment to complete training.

Details

Hours: 35 per week, Monday to Friday 8.30am-4.00pm. 

Salary: £4.30 per hour starting

Benefits

  • Paid for attendance at training center.
  • Company pension.
  • On-site parking.
  • 20 days holiday, plus bank holidays.
  • Optional overtime available (work permitting).

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Edwards Farm Machinery was founded by Richard Edwards in 1984 and have been specialists in agricultural and horticultural machinery ever since. Alongside Richard are his wife Helen and son Rob who are all passionate about providing their customers with technologically advanced equipment that will last for years.

Here at EFM we have been importing, manufacturing and custom building machines to suit our customers every requirement from the start. We are proud to be able to serve our customers individual needs from small family growers to large multi-site operations by having a wide range of equipment on offer for the vegetable sector.

As the ‘vegetable machinery specialists’ we are always thinking of how to help growers cut costs and up productivity whilst keeping the same high standards of production.

In our specially built factory near Tenbury Wells we design, engineer, manufacture and assemble wide range of machines that are shipped all over the UK and world including weeding machines, guidance systems, polyethene layers and crop flail mowers. As well as manufacturing our own equipment we also import drills, planters, weeding machines and more from Europe. Many of the machines that we import come in kit form and require assembling and inspecting before delivery to farm.

The apprenticeship role that we are recruiting for would require someone who is hands on, a team player and willing to learn new skills as well as improving on existing skills.

Key duties would include:

Welding

Fabrication of kit parts turning them into fully assembled components

Machine work including, milling, laiths, drills and bandsaws

Assembly of component parts into full machines

EFM have worked with HWGTA previously when our now workshop manager completed his apprenticeship in 2017 after completing an NVQ level 3 in fabrication and welding as well as doing various 6 week courses in milling, laith work, CAD and welding. On finishing his NQV he also won an award for progress.

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01432 377002

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