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Post Office Assis­tant Apprentice

Job description

West Bridgford Post Office is offering a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious apprentice to flourish within their shop. This is an exciting and varied role for a candidate to join a small but busy team. You will be a pivotal member of the team gaining skills and qualifications to develop in key administration duties.

The day to day duties involved in the administration role will include:

  • Performing cashier duties
  • Selling the post offices services to customers
  • Sorting incoming and outgoing mail
  • Processing licenses such as motor vehicle and fishing
  • Banking duties
  • Processing customer cash deposits and withdrawals
  • Managing the shop (training will be provided)
  • Understanding and using systems such as Money Gram
  • Undertake any other duties as may be required to assist in the running of the shop

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 03/10/2022

Possible start date: 07/10/2022

Skills required

  • Communication skills
  • Enthusiastic
  • Personable
  • Reliable
  • Willing to learn

Qualifications required

  • GCSE or equivalent Maths and English A*-D / 9-3 (Desired)

Training provided

Customer Service Practitioner Level 2 - https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-

standards/customer-service-practitioner-v1-1

Functional Skills English and Maths (Level 1 may be required)

Day release – Delivered virtually online once a month. Drop in session to College monthly also available.

15 month duration (12 month programme and 3 month end point assessment period)

Please note that as this is an apprenticeship standard you will be required to sit an end point assessment.

Please refer to above link for more information.

Future progression

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship…

Employer information

Post Office counter assistant required for Melton Road Post Office in West Bridgford, Nottingham. This is an

Address details:

The Post Office – Melton Road
95 MELTON ROAD
WEST BRIDGFORD
NOTTINGHAM
NG2 6EN

Map data is calculated from the available geolocation information.

Reference number VAC1000079840
Working week Days: Mon – Sat
Paid Hours: 11am – 5:30pm
33 hours per week

More hours can be provided if required. Lunch break: 1 hour unpaid
Total hours per week: 33
Expected duration 15 Months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Customer Service Practitioner - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £8,254.00 (Annually)

Wage explained

Appren­tices are paid for their nor­mal work­ing hours and train­ing that’s part of their appren­tice­ship (usu­al­ly one day per week).