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Apprenticeship and Job Opportunities around Leeds

Apprenticeship vacancies this week include:

  • ICT Apprentice, Leeds
  • Project Manager Apprentice, Leeds
  • Business Administration Apprentice, Leeds
  • Salon Assistant Apprentice, Leeds

See all the LIVE APPRENTICESHIP VACANCIES for West Yorkshire here .

For more details on the benefits of an Apprenticeship, please watch this short video.

Other employers recruiting online are:

Direct Line

Home Care Support

Leeds Trinity

Third Sector Jobs

Callcredit

Jet2​​​​

Job Vacancies

Sales/Van Driver - Beeston

​Flapjacks is looking for a motivated enthusiastic sales person with a clean driving licence to visit work places to sell lunches.

You need to be a confident driver with sales experience in the food industry.

£6.50 per hour. Hours: initially 7.30am till 2.30pm 7 hours per day.

How to apply:  Please send a CV and covering letter to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk in the first instance, quoting reference number EL/FJ04.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Home Care Assistants - Leeds (various)

A full driving licence and reliable transport is essential. Pay £7.75ph-£9.60 per hour, £15.50 Bank Holidays.

We are looking to recruit reliable, caring people who want to make a real difference to people’s lives by providing companionship, personal care and support to our clients who live in their own homes throughout Leeds. We specialise in providing the highest level of personalised care to enable individuals to continue living in their own homes with all the support and care needed to help them achieve maximum independence.

As a Home Care Assistant / Support Worker you will assist our clients with a variety of duties from reading, preparing meals, cooking cleaning, helping attend clubs or on days out and personal care tasks which could include; washing, dressing, undressing, showering, bathing, oral hygiene, toileting and getting in and out of bed. You may also assist with mobility using the appropriate equipment provided. All posts subject to DBS clearance.

You need to be a car driver as you will be expected to drive to and from our client’s homes to enable people to receive their care on time. Ideal candidates will have good communication skills, a desire to learn and to develop and most importantly a compassionate nature.

We are a rapidly expanding company and can offer long term stability and career progression. We invest in our staff and offer QCF training in Health and Social care.
Call today for more information on 0113 264 4466, or apply online! You can also send your CV to leeds@caremark.co.uk .

Apprentice Administrator (STAY)- City Centre

​Due to the variety of work that STAY undertakes, we have to reach a huge number of ‘audiences’ – from community groups across the UK, to senior politicians, to international existing and potential customers and clients, and everything in between.

We do this in a number of ways :

• Through media activity (developing newsworthy stories for print and broadcast)
• Digital activity (creating exciting content for our website or having two-way conversations via our social media platforms)
• Public affairs activity (keeping politicians informed of work we are doing that is relevant to their areas of interest)
• Publications (developing everything from short and snappy one pagers to in-depth research reports)
• Events (hosting over 300 events per year to bring people together to discuss the topics we are working on).

We are looking for an apprentice who would like to work with us to achieve these aims and who is passionate about communications.

The role
• To act as a general assistant to the Executive Director and Development Manager.
• To provide proactive and reactive support as and when required
• Event management – liaising with relevant parties to schedule dates and organise logistics for presentations, workshops and other events, managing attendance lists and supporting with running events on the day.
• Maintaining the STAY websites, including responding to enquiries and uploading, editing and archiving content.
• Developing a social media presence for the Company, including posting updates to Twitter and Facebook.

The person
• Excellent communication skills – specifically excellent verbal and written skills
• Excellent organisational skills – able to work in a fast-paced, busy team and able to multi task under pressure;
• Passion for communications;
• A self-starter and prepared to roll their sleeves up and help with whatever task is thrown at them;
• Knowledge of standard MS Office packages: Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
• Shows energy and enthusiasm in everything they do and is flexible and adaptable;
• Can quickly grasp complex issues and ideas and turn them into easy to understand copy;
• Has good working knowledge of social media and how it is used by organisations to build their brands


How to apply: Please send a CV and covering letter stating why you are interested to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk. Wage £2.73 per hour. 

For more information about STAY, see www.stay-uk.org

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Hair Stylist - Chapeltown

Experienced Hair Stylist required for a very busy salon in the heart of Chapeltown. Anyone with experience of Afro-Caribbean styles would be very much preferred. Immediate start available.

Salary and hours to be negotiated.


How to apply: please send a CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk .​

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Apprentice Print Finisher - Morley

​Apprentice wanted for very busy company located just off Gelderd Road (on a good public transport route). You will be involved in all aspects of printing and print finishing, to include the operation of machinery and other equipment.

All applicants should be educated to a good standard (good levels of both Maths & English), and any experience in this type of work would be useful, but not essential. Ideal applicant should have good practical skills, be able to work as part of a small team, be willing to learn, be punctual, along with a genuine passion to carve out a career within this industry.

This is an excellent opportunity to learn all aspects of print finishing, where you will work towards a Level 3 qualification, supported by the British Print Industries Federation. Further training will be made available longer term for progression within this company. Immediate start available.

£4 per hour to start, working 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday (additional hours available).

How to apply: please send a CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk in the first instance.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Dental Nurse - Moortown

Qualified GDC registered Dental Nurse required. To work full time in a prestigious, busy mixed PVT / NHS dental practice in Leeds. This is a permanent position.
We are looking for someone who is flexible, hard working and likes to work within a professional team.

Working Monday to Friday, salary £8 to £10 per hour, depending on experience.

How to apply: please forward your CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Apprentice Finance Assistant - City Centre

​A company providing insurance support services, including legal advice, are looking to obtain the services of an apprentice.

Ideally, a bright young person who has an interest in numbers and in problem solving is required, and who has social skills and a willingness to learn.   The candidate would need to be educated to a reasonable standard, ideally someone who has completed A levels.

Qualities required include commitment, reliability good inter-personal skills. This is an excellent opportunity for someone wanting to pursue this line of work as a career, and there will be an opportunity to work towards a nationally recognised qualification. You must be IT literate and a self-starter.

£7,800 rising to £10,000 after 2 months. Working full time, Monday to Friday.

How to apply: please send a CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Administration Apprentice - Chapeltown

MADE in Leeds is a new and exciting television channel launching this November. The channel will focus on grass-roots productions and news stories that showcase the very best Leeds has to offer. We are based in The Leeds Media & Broadcasting Centre.

We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic admin apprentice who can get stuck in and help out with daily admin tasks in the office.

The ideal candidate will be keen to gain experience in a fast-moving environment and be able to prioritise tasks. They should be willing to learn to adapt quickly to sudden changes in their work load when providing administrative support to the station manager and entertainment team. Experience in Microsoft Office is essential, as well as excellent telephone manners.

Key responsibilities will include:
- Answering the office phone
- Sending out and responding to emails
- Constructing excel documents and using word
- Ensuring all stationary is stocked up in the office
- Assisting the station manager with his diary/day-to-day tasks
- Meet and greet guests and take them to the studio/production meeting.

Minimum apprentice rates apply (£2.73 per hour). Excellent opportunity for right candidate. Working full time Monday to Friday.

How to apply: please e mail CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk in the first instance.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Business Administration Apprentice - Crossgates

Superdragon TCM UK Ltd is a manufacturer and distributer of Electronic cigarette and E-liquid. And own 11 electronic cigarette patents worldwide and won 6 international gold medals. Superdragon is one of the largest UK made E-liquid manufacturer, supply UK superstores and major chains and wholesaler.   

We are looking for a Business Administration Apprentice to join our team. You will work as part of a team to support the office operations by carrying out a range of duties.

Duties will include:

• Receiving and distributing communications; collecting and mailing correspondence; copying and printing information.
• Maintain supplies by checking stock to determine inventory levels; anticipating requirements; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt
• Serve customers by answering questions; forwarding messages; confirming customer orders; keeping customers informed of order status.
• Assisting with the marketing of the company’s products to improve sales
• Use a range of office equipment including telephone, computer, photocopying and printing machines
• General office duties
• Work as part of a team to ensure all duties are covered

Essential Requirements:


• Bilingual, Chinese and English
• Good communication skills
• Good IT skills
• Good Customer Service skills


Salary £2.73 per hour (minimum apprentice wage). Working 8 hours per day, half hour for lunch.

How to apply:  Please send a CV and covering letter to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk in the first instance., quoting EL/SD04.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Sales Person - Crossgates

​Superdragon TCM UK Ltd is a manufacturer and distributer of Electronic cigarette and E-liquid. And own 11 electronic cigarette patents worldwide and won 6 international gold medals. Superdragon is one of the largest UK made E-liquid manufacturer, supply UK superstores and major chains, wholesaler and distributors.   
We are looking for a dynamic sales person to increase our sales, customer base and manage customer relations.  This is an exciting opportunity for the right person. Commission only, hours to suit.

Responsibilities Include:

• Establish new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on existing or potential customers
• Focus on quality customer service with emphasis on customers benefit.
• Establish and maintain relations with new customers and manage retention of existing customers
• Create a pool of committed, profitable long term customers and build sound relationship with them.
• Market our products to potential customers, providing clear, accurate and relevant product information
• Look for new sales opportunities that also match company’s requirements.
• Meet sales targets

Requirements include:

• Excellent presentation and communication skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills, with a proven track record of establishing credibility with key customers
• Experience in developing effective and creative product marketing collateral
• Excellent  negotiating and closing Skills
• Ability to communicate with a wide range of people.
• Have a strong customer service ethic.
• Proactive and highly self-motivated.

How to apply:  Please send a CV and covering letter to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk in the first instance.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Machine Operator - Crossgates

​Superdragon TCM UK Ltd is a manufacturer and distributer of Electronic cigarette and E-liquid. And own 11 electronic cigarette patents worldwide and won 6 international gold medals. Superdragon is one of the largest UK made E-liquid manufacturer, supply UK superstores and major chains, wholesaler and distributors.   

We are looking for 1 full-time and 1 part time auto filling and covering Machine Operator to work in our unique company.

Responsibilities:


As a Machine Operator you will be responsible for:
• observing  machine operations to ensure quality and conformity of filled products to standards
• monitoring  the production line, watching for problems such as pile-ups or jams
• starting machine by engaging controls
• counting and recording finished and rejected items
• stop or reset machines when malfunctions occur, clear machine jams, and report malfunctions
• Inspecting machines to identify the cause of problems
• controlling operations of machines
• performing routine maintenance on machines and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
• Determining the causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.

Essential Requirements:

• Ability to work quickly and efficiently with hands
• Good attention to details
• Knowledge of production line machines
• Ability to problem solve

Desirable Requirements:


• Bilingual, Chinese and English


How to apply:  Please send a CV and covering letter to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk in the first instance.
Minimum wage, working 8 hours per day.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Logistics & Warehouse Staff - Crossgates

​Superdragon TCM UK Ltd is a manufacturer and distributer of Electronic cigarette and E-liquid. And own 11 electronic cigarette patents worldwide and won 6 international gold medals. Superdragon is one of the largest UK made E-liquid manufacturer, supply UK superstores and major chains, wholesaler and distributors.   

We are looking for a bi-lingual (Chinese and English) Logistic and warehouse staff to join our unique company. 

You will organize the storage and distribution of a range of products and ensure the right products are delivered to the right location.  You will also have responsibility for order picking and the flow of products.

The role involves manually reaching, lifting and carrying of products and packages.

Responsibilities
As Logistics and warehouse staff you will:

• pick products and label ready for collection
• use IT systems to manage stock levels, delivery times and transport
• use associated information systems to coordinate and control the order cycle
• use IT systems to produce and print labels
• ensure the efficient delivery of products
• Communicate with other staff
• liaise and negotiate with customers

Essential Requirements

• Bilingual, English and Chinese
• Good IT Skills
• Good Communication Skills
• Good organizational Skills

How to apply:  Please send a CV and covering letter to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk in the first instance, quoting reference number EL/SD01.

Working 8 hours per day, minimum wage.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

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