The Sunday Telegraph reports on Savers apprenticeships:
"Superdrug/Savers has been chosen as an outstanding employer of Apprentices for their innovative training programmes by independent industry experts."
An Apprenticeship with Savers: Your turn to earn and learn.
+ About You
Be the best you can be with one of the most popular names in health and beauty on the high street.
You might not have retail experience. But, just like us, you like people. You like working as part of a team and you can see how you could help to make sure customers have the best possible experience in-store. And you like looking ahead to see what’s next, developing your skills and new opportunities excite you.
Maybe you’ve learnt all you can in the classroom and you’re ready to get out into the world: to learn while you earn. Here you’ll do that and much more.
Most importantly, you’re ambitious. You want to take every opportunity and use it to get to the next step. Here you’ll find lots of chances for continuous promotion and to develop a fast-moving career.
We’re looking for our Managers of the future. And it’s very possible that they could include you.
We welcome applications from those aged 16-18 years of age, however recruitment will be on merit and all applications will be considered.
+ About Us
We are Savers. Winner of the Verdict Best Personal Care Retailer Award 2014.
With over 290 stores nationwide, our customers love our simple, clean and modern style. They also love our great value.
We know that it’s our people who drive our success.
So we reward colleagues who make a difference in every way, whether that’s in customer service, team work, community work, supporting the business and generally going the extra mile. And each month we’ll award our winners with certificates and a chance to win vouchers.
To be the best health, beauty and home discount retailer in the UK.
To retail the most competitively priced health & beauty and home products on the high street, from a clean crisp contemporary store setting with friendly, efficient and trained colleagues.
We’re all about teamwork, loyalty, commitment, respect and passion. We’re also results driven and very scientific.
+ About the Job
An Apprenticeship is all about learning on the job.
You’ll be a full-time team member for 12 months and during that time, you’ll also work through a programme of learning that relates to your job as a Sales Assistant. So while you won’t need to attend college, you’ll complete work books and be visited by an assessor.
As a Sales Assistant, you’ll help with every aspect of creating a great customer experience, from helping and serving customers to ensuring shelves are stocked and the store is welcoming and attractive. You’ll also get an insight into ordering, merchandising and our entire organisation.
If you can learn, bring a positive attitude and make yourself a valuable member of the team, after 12 months you could secure a permanent position.
+ What You’ll Get
Skills, qualifications and a bright future in retail all await!
Learning on the job, you’ll be supported and guided as you begin to understand what makes a great customer experience. We’ll help you to grow your customer service and team skills and look ahead to see where you can develop next.
In 12 months, you’ll have:
• A nationally recognised qualification in Retail Skills at Level 2
• Functional skills in Maths and English at Level 1
• An in depth knowledge of the products we sell
• Great customer service skills
• Increased confidence and ability in dealing with the public
+ The Rewards
You will be paid between £150.00 – £156.00 per week (dependent on location) based on a 30 hour working week, with no tax or national insurance to pay
You’ll also get a Superdrug discount and loyalty card that gives you up to 30% off products and services in Superdrug stores. This is as well as access to discounts and cash back with other retailers, all subsidised by Savers.
As an Apprentice, you can also apply for an Apprenticeship NUS card, which gives 10% discounts at participating outlets.