This position is a fixed term contract for duration of the apprenticeship (18 months).
We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our growing Grounds Maintenance and Landscape department as an apprentice. We work closely with Hadlow College to deliver quality training in a commercial environment. If you are a hard working individual with the desired skills below, then send your CV and cover note to JB Landscape using the details provided.
• Good numeracy and literacy skills
• Willingness to work as part of a team
• Comfortable dealing with the public
• Problem solving
• Willing to learn and work outdoors in all weathers
• Dedication to completion of the apprenticeship qualifications
• Must be proactive in their approach to work
No horticulture qualifications required as full training is given.
Must have basic Literacy and Numeracy skills to complete Level 2 Apprenticeship in Horticulture and Landscapes.
Things to consider
This role will involve working outdoors in all weathers and will be physically challenging.
20 days annual leave (plus bank holidays).
Please send your CV and a covering letter to:
JB Landscape & Property Maintenance
940/01 Popjak Road
Kent Science Park
Kent ME9 8HL
Tel: 01795 427060
Email: email@example.com full details.
JOB TITLE: Vehicle Technician
LOCATION: Ashford Skoda
HOURS OF WORK: 8.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 4.30pm Friday,
and 8.00am to 12.00pm Saturday (on a 1 in 4 rota)
SALARY: Commensurate with skills and responsibilities
MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:
To carry out routine servicing and warranty work, diagnosis of vehicle problems and the general maintenance of vehicles as required, without supervision.
1) MAIN WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:
1.1) Responsible to:
Workshop Controller/Service Manager
1.2 Responsible for:
Apprentice Technician (where appropriate)
1.3 Relationships with:
2) OBJECTIVES AND KEY TASKS:
To carry out any work efficiently, ensuring correctness and in accordance with safety procedures.
To ensure a ‘right first time’ approach to servicing and repairs at all times.
To achieve an average recorded efficiency as required.
To recover defective or damaged vehicles as required.
To ensure parts for warranty claims are cleaned and free from oil and water, identified and returned to the Parts Department.
To ensure that due care is taken at all times when working on customer’s vehicles.
To ensure that when driving any vehicle (company or customer), it is done so in a safe and courteous manner, within the law and company procedures.
Be conversant with manufacturer’s technical literature and equipment.
To maintain and develop skill levels in all aspects of vehicle repair and maintenance.
To create a safe environment by keeping the work area clean and tidy at all times.
To ensure that vehicles comply with safety regulations and any defects must be clearly noted on the Job Card.
To be prepared to work ‘overtime’ where reasonably requested by the management.
To discuss repairs with customers as required in a courteous and helpful manner.
To immediately notify the Service Manager of any damage or fault to any technical equipment in the workshop, tooling or customer’s property.
To make full use of any tools or equipment to improve workshop efficiency and customer service levels.
To make sure any tools and equipment are used correctly and any special tools are returned as soon as possible after use.
To accurately ‘clock on’ and ‘clock off’ Time Cards throughout the day and make sure all the job numbers are entered on the card before ‘clocking off’.
To ensure that Job Cards are written up when the job is complete, including clear and concise reasoning as to why a component(s) has been changed.
To ensure the use of car protection, i.e. wing covers/seat covers/floor mats and to keep the area around the work bay and ramp area clean at all times.
To ensure that any vehicles parked outside are securely locked and alarmed (where possible) making sure that keys are not left in the vehicle, but locked in the secure key cupboard.
To ensure that vehicles are parked in an orderly way in front of reception and facing towards the road for ease of departure.
To maintain product knowledge, to read any service bulletins and to attend manufacturers product training courses where required, MOT refresher courses and any other training as required.
To maintain good communications with all branch departments, staff and customers as requested.
4) OTHER DUTIES:
This list of duties is not exhaustive and other tasks and responsibilities will be required of the post holder including any other duties commensurate with the post as requested by the Workshop Manager, Service Manager or Branch Manager.
All information relating to customers and the business is to be treated confidentially in line with Company policy and procedures.
6) HEALTH AND SAFETY:
Caffyns has an obligation under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 to provide safe and healthy working conditions. All employees are required to co-operate with management in discharging this responsibility and must take responsible care for the health and safety of themselves and others.
All employees must read and adhere to the relevant sections of the Caffyns Health and Safety procedure.
7) TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Other terms and conditions are as reflected in the contract of employment.
(A job description is a written statement of essential characteristics of the job, with its principal accountabilities, incorporating a note of the skills, knowledge and experience required for a satisfactory level of performance. This is not intended to be a complete, detailed account of all aspects of the duties involved).
Vehicle Technician Ashford Skoda
Vehicle Technician – Ashford Skoda
NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Motor Vehicles
Full driving licence
HND or HNC in Motor Vehicles or equivalent
Able to carry out services and repairs within a set timeframe
Good communication skills
Basic computer skills
The ability to work efficiently with the public
Able to convey information clearly and succinctly whether verbally or in writing
Able to solve problems
Able to establish effective working relationships with varied personnel
Able to work independently demonstrating initiative and pro-activity
Word processing/spreadsheet skills
Have a smart appearance
Able to maintain confidentiality
Ability to sometimes deal with difficult, impatient or distressed people
Efficient and well organised
Interested in the work of the organisation
A Toolmaker is required to join a long-standing manufacturing firm based in Medway.
Working within a busy Toolroom, the incoming candidate will accountable for the development and maintenance of all tools, jigs, and fixtures within a small team environment - the post holder must have experience of manual and CNC methods.
The successful candidate will be a time-served/apprentice-served Toolmaker who is looking to make a difference and look at process improvements within a tooling environment - utilising progression tools. The firm would look at an individual with a plastics/moulding background, too.
This is a rare opportunity to join a business that is held in the highest regard within their industry who would be able to offer a stable and supportive working environment with overtime readily available - immediate interviews and start could be achievable.
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Kit and Caboodle Media Ltd is an exciting digital agency company based in our cutting edge office located in the heart of the Folkestone’s Creative Quarter – we even have a slide in the office! In addition we also provide accountancy & bookkeeping services for several companies in various industries, including Rocksalt & The Smokehouse. We are looking for a full time Accounts Apprentice.
As an apprentice you would spend one day each week at college gaining AAT level qualifications. The apprenticeship is guaranteed for a period of one year. However, there is a possibility, if you are working well and enjoying yourself, to continue with the apprenticeship all the way to Level 4 AAT, which should take 3 years. This is a qualification that you can take with you into accountancy practice and is a recognised industry qualification which could be the basis for you to continue on with accountancy qualifications and even run your own accountancy practice one day. The sky really could be the limit!
We are looking for someone aged 16-18 with a minimum of 5 A* - C Grade GCSE’s (including Math’s and English), who has bags of enthusiasm and is willing to learn new skills. You will need to work hard in your studies whilst gaining “on the job experience” four days per week in the office. We will help you learn the various skills you need and will keep a watchful eye as you put them into practice. Ideally you will be self motivated and eager to learn but with a keen eye for attention to detail.
Day to day duties within the accounts team which you will start to learn and perform during the first year are:-
• Cash book postings
• Bank reconciliation
• Sales invoicing and maintaining sales ledger
• Purchase ledger postings and supplier statement reconciliation
• Investigating and answering routine queries
• Analyse basic financial information
• Identify and resolve errors and discrepancies
• Create, develop and maintain accounting spreadsheets
• General assistance to the accounts department
• Debt chasing
• Bacon Roll Run!
If you think this could be the career path for you, please do get in touch for an initial informal meeting. Applicants may be invited for a day’s trial to see if you like the environment and the work involved.
Please send your C.V with a covering letter telling us about yourself and your interests by email to firstname.lastname@example.org & email@example.com full details.
The Best Connection is proudly advertising for an individual who is interested in gaining a valuable trade. A client of ours is looking for a yard person/apprentice welder. The ideal candidate would be someone looking to start a career in a new trade.
The first few months of the job would be working in the yard with the rest of the team, helping to move stock around the yard, painting goods and loading lorries for delivery. This work would come along with being a general tea boy. However there would be opportunities to go off to sites with some of the team to assist with the welding work, which occasionally can lead to overnight stays.
After the first few months you would eventually be trained to weld and do everything to the same standard as the rest of the team. The work itself is physical and would require someone who is athletic and doesn't mind a bit of graft.
The hours of work are 7:30-5 Monday to Friday with the occasional Saturday morning. The individual would need to be able to drive or close to getting a full UK driving due to the location of the work.
If you have a interest in training to be a welder and gaining a trade please call Henry or Guy at 01622664999see full details.
Talent Acquisition | Internal Apprentice for a Sunday Times Top 100 Company
Are you an enthusiastic and ambitious school leaver who is dreaming of a career in Internal Recruiting and Talent, looking to join one of the ?Recruiter Fast 50?s? fastest growing companies in the UK?
Swanstaff isn?t like other companies : we do things differently, that?s why we have won 12 awards in the last two years alone! Our unique company ethos, core values and? work hard, play hard? culture have allowed the company to be as successful as it is today. However, this is just the beginning!
I am actively looking for an exceptional candidate to work with myself on Team Talent who has a real passion for all things recruiting and people to join our fast growing Internal team!
This is an extremely exciting time to join us as you will be able to kick start your career by being exposed to all aspects within the Talent team such as : resourcing, social media marketing, advert posting and pre-screening candidates. Which means you will be exposed to all aspects of and enable you to kick start a career as a Talent Consultant.
This is an exciting opening for a budding Trainee and someone who will play an integral part in helping us achieve our goal to have 100 branches by 2023. Is that person you?
As an Apprentice at Swanstaff you will receive an excellent package which includes:
* Healthcare, Eye care and Private dental care
* Discounted Gym membership, Flights and Hotels (+ many more)
* You will never work a Birthday again! Extra holiday is given to ensure this.
Am I right for this role?
* A networking and social media champion! We are all about people and telling them how fantastic Swanstaff is!
* You will be interested in pursuing a career in Internal Recruiting.
* You will be aware of the different aspects of Internal Recruiting and the importance of its function within a Business.
* Strong communication & influencing skills.
* Ability to prioritise and work efficiently under pressure.
* Good analytical skills
* Most importantly you will be keen to learn and progress every day.
It will involve...
* Working within a busy Internal Recruiting team being exposed to all aspects of the hiring process.
* You will gain an understanding of how to effectively resource candidates, attract talent and what is needed to be a successful Internal Recruiter.
Netbox Recruitment are currently working in partnership with an engineering company in the Kent area to recruit a driven and highly personable Internal Sales Advisor.
The successful candidate will ideally have previous experience within the mechanical / electrical industry (Lifts, Escalators, Automotive) and have excellent technical knowledge. You may have starter your career as an Apprentice or an Engineer and then moved into more of an office based customer service / sales position and now looking to develop that further. However, candidates from other sectors will still be considered and should still apply as the sales team in place have excellent product/industry knowledge and training in this area can be provided.
As an Internal Sales Advisor, you will be predominantly liaising with an existing service base and following up on warm leads. You will work very closely with the engineers in your allocated region, finding out where the faulty products are and then following up to quote on the work that needs doing. You will need to be a hungry, "go getter" as the ideal candidate would eventually want to be going out and finding their own leads and new clients as well to increase their revenue further.
Your duties will include but not be limited to:
* Quoting works required for existing and new customers
* Creating job packs for orders received
* Liaising with customers
* Liaising with suppliers to obtain best prices
* Completing costings for tenders
* Reviewing service sheets for works required
* Processing urgent call out sheets for priority cases
* Key account management - this could include face to face meetings
Our client is offering a very competitive basic plus commission - you could easily be looking at £35,000 plus. You would be enrolled into the company's pension scheme and be entitled to 26 days holiday (including your birthday off).
Please note that due to the travel elements of this role, the successful candidate will hold a current full clean UK driving licence and have their own car.
Netbox Recruitment are an equal opportunities employer acting as a recruitment agency for the attraction and selection of talented individuals for this position.
This is a great opportunity to kick start your career in IT. Our client with a reputation for technical excellence is looking to take on a new apprentice to assist their busy support team. This is an ideal chance to improve your skills, gain a Level 3 qualification and work with all the latest up to date technologies.
You will be learning and assisting with hardware support and set up, basic networking, installing software, working with MS technologies, anti virus and general IT support.
You will need to have some background in IT - GCSE, A Level, Btec, or other IT related certificates, a GCSE in Maths and English grade C or higher, excellent communications skills and a passion for IT.
This apprenticeship is for 2 years with the view to becoming a permanent job. You will benefit from training with a first class team in an exemplary organisation. Great career potential.