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Apprentice Visitor Services Assistant

Employer
Warwickshire County Council
Location
Warwick,Warwickshire
Salary
£16,603.22 per annum pro rata
Closing date
22 Jul 2024
Reference
RA0006158

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Sector
Local Councils
Job Type
Apprenticeship
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Part-Time

Job Details

 

About the Team

 

The 17th Century Market Hall stands in the heart of our historic town, the museum tells the story of Warwickshire, and how the shifting natural, built, and human landscapes have shaped the county to the present day.

Market Hall Shop offers a unique shopping experience in Warwick. Refurbished in 2023 to complement the museum, we stock a wide range of toiletries, toys, local honey, and souvenirs, plus our Makers at Market Hall which promotes the work of Warwickshire makers and artists

 

About the Role

 

This is an exciting opportunity to learn about Visitor Services in Museums, whilst developing transferable customer service and retail skills.

 

Our friendly Visitor Services team are passionate about promoting our services, motivated to achieve income targets, and dedicated to serving our visitors and the local community. 

 

Your role will be to welcome visitors to the museum, monitor and maintain the retail area, and provide outstanding levels of customer service to all our users. This will involve proving information on our events and activities, merchandising displays, stock monitoring and proactively selling items in our gift shop.

 

You will also develop marketing skills by assisting our Development Team in the promotion of our products and services.

 

 

Hours and Working Pattern

 

32 hours per week with two days off and 6 hours reserved for development.

 

Week 1 – Tuesday – Saturday

Week 2 – Tuesday – Saturday

Week 3 – Monday – Friday

Week 4 – Tuesday – Saturday

 

32 hours

Mon

 

Tue

Wed

Thurs

Fri

Sat

Sun

Week 1

Day Off

 

09:30-17:00

Study Day 6hrs

09:30-17:00

09:30-17:00

09:30-17:00

Day Off

Week 2

Day Off

 

09:30-17:00

Study Day 6hrs

09:30-17:00

09:30-17:00

09:30-17:00

Day Off

Week 3

Study Day 6hrs

 

09:30-17:00

09:30-17:00

09:30-17:00

09:30-17:00

Saturday Off

Day Off

Week 4

Day Off

 

09:30-17:00

Study Day 6hrs

09:30-17:00

09:30-17:00

09:30-17:00

Day Off

 

 

 

Full training will be offered in house.

 

 

The skills, knowledge and behaviours developed in this post will enable the post-holder to complete the Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner apprenticeship aligned to this role

 

Please click here for more information about the course you will be completing.

 

 

For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification.

 

Working for Warwickshire – This is the difference you make

Warwickshire County Council is a place where everyone feels valued, included, safe, supported, and welcome. Our people are at the heart of this vision, could you be one of them! 

At Warwickshire County Council we are committed to ensuring Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training, skills and infrastructure.  Our people vision for Warwickshire County Council is a great place to work where diverse and talented people are enabled to be their best.

Your future matters to us, we provide a generous pension scheme which includes an employer contribution rate of typically around 19 percent per month, to help support your financial security during retirement. The scheme also offers a valuable package of benefits for members and their dependants. To find out more please visit: Warwickshire Pension Fund homepage – Warwickshire Pension Fund

The benefits we offer include agile working, a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government, generous annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays and an additional day at Christmas, and access to Vivup benefits and discounts platform.

Click here to view the benefits at Warwickshire County Council.

 

 

Additional Information

 

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required. You must be able to speak and provide advice in accurate spoken English to the public.

 

To discuss the role please contact Victoria Goodall – Barber on victoriagoodall-barber@warwickshire.gov.uk

 

Closing date: 22nd July 2024
Interview date: 31st July and 1st August 2024

 

 

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

 

Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce. See more

Company

As a local authority we take on a wide range of roles, whether we are providing specialist care and support to the most vulnerable in our communities, or championing Warwickshire as a choice for business through our work to promote economic growth and innovation.

Warwickshire is famous the world over as Shakespeare’s county— but that’s only half the story.  We’re also vibrant and modern. One of the fastest growing commercial regions in the UK, we’re home to many leading companies and developing exciting opportunities for everyone who lives and works here. 

WCC

We pride ourselves on being an innovative employer that like to encourage new ways of working. Likewise, our ability to make decisions quickly is as important to us as it is to our customers.

We work actively with partner organisations to deliver our core services:

  • Schools and Learning
  • Social Care and Health
  • Community Safety
  • Environment and Planning
  • Leisure and Tourism
  • Roads and Travel

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Telephone
01926 41 8125
Location
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Warwick
Warwickshire
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