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Apprentice - Builders Merchants

Job Reference
GM013245
Contract
Permanent Full Time
Posted
03/04/2022
Business
Buildbase
Branch
Horncastle
Salary
£6.50 per hour
Closing Date
03/06/2022

Branch Apprentice in Horncastle!

£6.50 per hour, a permanent contract from day one, 31 days holiday, a qualification in Level 2 Trade Supplier, and a great start to your career!

When our customers visit a Buildbase branch, we want to leave them with just one impression; that we are a brilliant Builders Merchant.

But what is a Builders Merchant and who are Buildbase?

A Builders Merchant sells building and construction materials to a range of different customers, from long-standing builders with years of experience in their trade to the do-it-yourself DIYers. As for Buildbase, we are one of the UK’s fastest-growing builders’ merchants. We trade from hundreds of locations around the UK, all our branches are long-established companies which have been serving local tradespeople for many years with the knowledge and experience to match. You can expect reliable stock levels and the highest standards in service. 

You’ll be working with people who love what they do and care for each other. Our branch teams are a bit like a family, there’s plenty of fun and you’ll be a key member of the branch. You will get to learn the day-to-day operations of the branch, whether that’s dealing with our customers, working in the yard or helping with office and computer-based tasks.

We are looking for someone who can thrive in a customer-focused environment, who enjoys problem-solving and has the motivation to progress in their career.

What it’ll be like:

You’ll be given the training to fully contribute to the day-to-day operations of the branch
You will need to commit to and maximise the use of 20% of working hours provided for “off the job” training

Are you Buildbase material?

You don’t need to have any previous experience or qualifications, because we’ll help you learn everything you need to know.

You do however need to:

  • Be committed to learn
  • Be a brilliant communicator
  • Have a “can do” attitude
  • Be open to getting stuck in and helping wherever needed

What’s in it for you?

  • All our Apprentices receive £6.50 per hour
  • A permanent contract from day one
  • 31 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • A dedicated training plan, fully supported by a Training Development officer who will be on hand when you need them
  • Access to a great discounted shopping website
  • A generous staff discount scheme
  • You will be assigned a mentor who will support you throughout your Apprenticeship
  • An opportunity to win our Apprentice of the Year Award
  • Genuine career and development opportunities
  • Level 2 qualification in Trade Supplier on completion of your training (which usually takes around 12 months)

Our working hours are Monday – Friday between 7.30am and 5.00pm with alternate Saturdays 8.00am – 12.00pm (different arrangements apply to employees who are under 18 years of age)

Our Values

We have a set of values which we strongly believe in. If they speak to you then we have something in common!

We have the know-how We get stuck in We stand together We get it done

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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