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Apprenticeship and Job Opportunities around Leeds

Apprenticeship vacancies this week include:

  • Legal Administration Apprentice, Leeds
  • Financial Services Apprentice, Leeds
  • Apprentice Chef, Leeds
  • Apprentice IT Support Analyst, 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

Telefonica (O2)

Leeds Trinity

Third Sector Jobs

Callcredit

Babington Business College Apprenticeships​

SC4L Apprenticeships​

Rockstar Games

Jet2

Job Vacancies

Credit Control Clerk - Hunslet

Credit control - ringing customers chasing up overdue monies on a regular basis, targeted to get set amounts of revenue in by certain dates.
 
Data input - keeping up to date comments on customer log sheets (computerised) as to what the state of play is on expected payment times from customers, together with cheques/ BACS payments received.
 
Telephone answering - taking overspill sales calls, taking messages. 
 
Credit notes - ensuring that credit notes are actioned and input on the computer. Working closely with the sales team and warehouse manager when goods are returned, or when sales agree pricing differences.
 
Personal attributes - must be a bubbly personality, with excellent attention to detail. Friendly professional telephone manner is essential together with good organisational skills. Must be able to work and manage yourself, but also enjoy working as part of a team. Must be used to working in a fast paced environment.

Salary negotiable, depending on experience. To apply, please send a CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk quoting reference number EL/TOR02. Role is part-time.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Machine Operator - Thorp Arch

Job functions to include operating machinery in the manufacturing of special fasteners and turned parts. To train on a sliding head CNC Fanuc controlled machine/threading machine and other equipment. Some computer knowledge is essential for programming. Would consider a trainee, if no experience.

Salary dependent on age and experience of applicants. National minimum wage applies for those with no experience.

The company is based at the Thorp Arch Trading Estate, which is 18 miles from the Leeds City Centre, and therefore applications would be particularly welcome from local surrounding areas, including Collingham, Wetherby and Clifford.
Own transport essential due to start time and location.

20 days holiday per year, plus statutory days.

To apply, please e mail CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Warehouse Operative - Hunslet

​Person required for immediate start to assist a busy but small company with duties such as picking, packing, dealing with goods inwards and some IT duties. Applicant should preferably hold a valid FLT licence and full UK driving licence.


How to apply: please send a CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk in the first instance. Minimum wage applies. Working Monday to Friday.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Auto Web & Sales Assistant - Armley

​Working for a company which supplies alloy wheels, body kits & styling, lighting, exhausts and performance tuning.

Employer looking for a candidate who:

• is computer literate,
• has website knowledge, as will be advertising products on website also using Ebay and Gumtree will be expected to keep website update.
• has experience of Internet sales, good customer care skills, dealing with customers over the phone and in person, taking credit card details.

Will be expected to check off stock and picking and despatching of products, some lifting involved. Occasionally will need to support owner with fitting of equipment to cars – non technical.

Minimum pay rates apply. Working 20 hours over 5 days.


How to apply:  CVs to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk, quoting reference EL/CA03.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Support Workers - City Wide

​We require Support Workers to provide day to day support to people in their own homes.

• No experience required – full training provided
• Full time, part time, evening, weekend shifts available
• Drivers with access to a vehicle

• Weekly pay plus other benefits
• Make a difference in your community today! 

We will be having an information day on Thursday 24th July 2014 at The One Stop Shop, 2 Great George Street, Leeds, LS2 8BA between 10am and 12pm or 1pm and 3pm, if you are interested in a worth while rewarding job please call the Jobshop team on 07891 270634 to book a place.

Bridal Assistant - Rawdon

A fantastic opportunity for a candidate to work in one of the most established and exclusive wedding shops in the area.

The succesful candidate will not only benefit from the retail qualifications studied as part of the apprenticeship but will also benefit from working directly with the business owner who is one of the most respected in the businesses.

The role requires someone who is naturally confident in all settings and have the ability to be able to communicate at all levels.

The candidate must be smart of appearance and would benefit from having an interest in fashion and current trends, perhaps further supported with experience of textiles from school with a liking of meeting new and interesting people.

The successful candidate would be ideally suited to live locally.

Pay rates £2.68 per hour, reviewed after 3 months.Previous experience preferred, but not essential. To apply, please contact cwinstanley@themanchestercollege.ac.uk.

Receptionist - City Centre

​This vacancy is a fantastic opportunity for the right applicant to learn, develop and work within a busy executive recruitment agency in a fantastic city centre location right at the heart of the business quarter of Leeds (LS1) with fantastic public transport links.
The role comprises:

Provision of front of house services, ranging from answering the phone, greeting clients and providing the first port of call for enquiries.

The opportunity requires an enthusiastic attitude, commitment, good levels of organisation and must be able to communicate well at all levels.

Key duties include:

• General reception duties
• Note taking
• Filing and copying
• Answering of phones

This opportunity has the potential, for the right candidate, to join this busy and growing, once their apprenticeship is complete.
A good working knowledge of Microsoft office packages required.

Pay rates £3.75 per hour. To apply, please contact cwinstanley@themanchestercollege.ac.uk.

Specialist ICT Sales Apprentice - Thorpe Park

​This is a very rare and fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to join this young, enthusiastic and successful business.

The successful candidate will receive in depth training on some of the most advanced cloud services available in the market. Backup has office in the United States and has very much a global presence within the market.

The sales are generated through inbound requests and through the established website. The successful candidate will go through an internal programme of training with coaching direct from the Sales Manager and other key members of the team to ensure that they have the right level of knowledge to be able respond to information requests and support the provision of quotes and other sales enquiries.

This is a very rare and superb opportunity to work for a superb company with a clear career path within a sales environment.

This opportunity doesn’t require the candidate to engage in cold calling, this role is about responding to demand and supporting the quality sales and engagement processes, ensuring the clients requirements are understood and communicated clearly and efficiently.

Hourly rate £3.75.To apply, please contact cwinstanley@themanchestercollege.ac.uk.

Senior Care Assistant - City Wide

Physical Effort

1. You will travel via own transport in between client homes.
2. You will be required to assist with the moving and handling of clients.
3. You will be required to carry shopping and Laundry when applicable.
4. You will be required to use house hold cleaning equipment to undertake domestic duties.
5. From time to time you may be required to move client furniture to facilitate ease of cleaning.

You will be required to work with the Management Team of Ethical Homecare in general, attending management meetings where required. You will contribute to the development of our service by way of feeding back observations and suggestions to our Management Team.
Your work will require you to work with clients on a one to one basis but may also require you to work with an additional care worker colleague where the Client Care Plan requires this. You will also be required to work with the team as a whole leasing with different services or organisations where necessary.

Full Driving Licence and own vehicle essential. Good rates of pay. To apply, please send a CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Care Co-ordinator - City Wide

Physical Effort

1. You will travel via own transport in between client homes.
2. You will be required to assist with the moving and handling of clients.
3. You will be required to carry shopping and laundry when applicable.
4. You will be required to use house hold cleaning equipment to undertake domestic duties.
5. From time to time you may be required to move client furniture to facilitate ease of cleaning.

You will be required to work with the Management Team of Ethical Homecare in general, attending management meetings where required. You will contribute to the development of our service by way of feeding back observations and suggestions to our Management Team.
Your work will require you to work with clients on a one to one basis but may also require you to work with an additional care worker colleague where the Client Care Plan requires this. You will also be required to work with the team as a whole leasing with different services or organisations where necessary.

Full Driving Licence and own vehicle essential. Good rates of pay. To apply, please e mail CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Administrative Support Worker - Chapeltown

Responsibilities

● Using a variety of software packages, such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, etc., to produce correspondence and documents, and maintain presentations, spreadsheets and databases.
● Devising and maintaining office systems.
● Booking rooms and conference facilities.
● Using content management systems to maintain and update websites and internal databases.
● Arranging meetings, taking minutes and keeping notes.
● Invoicing / Payroll / Credit control.
● Managing and maintaining budgets.
● Liaising with staff in other departments and with external contacts.
● Ordering and maintaining stationery and equipment supplies.
● Using shorthand and audio tapes or copy typing to produce letters, correspondence and documents.
● Arranging travel and accommodation.
● Organising and storing paperwork, documents and computer-based information.
● Looking after visitors.

It is desirable that you will have NVQ levels 1 and 2 in Business and Administration or equivalent.
Good rates of pay. To apply, please send a CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

E-commerce Apprentice - City Centre

We require a well presented apprentice to grow into a full time member of staff, running an E- Commerce website and also learning all aspects of the running of a small but busy office.

The list of duties includes:
•         Working with Excel and word
•         Quick books accounts
•         Answering Calls
•         Meeting customers
•         Quotations
•         Invoicing
•         General book keeping
•         Filing

Experience in any of the above areas would be useful, but not essential. Minimum apprentice rates apply. Working full time Monday to Friday.

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

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Business Admin Apprentice - City Centre

​We require a well presented apprentice to grow into a full time member of staff, running an E- Commerce website and also learning all aspects of the running of a small but busy office.

The list of duties include:
Dealing with customers face to face, email and telephone
Book keeping
Filing
Archiving of documents
Accounts (will have training 1 to 1)
Record Keeping

Experience in any of the above areas would be useful, but not essential.

How to apply: please send a CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk.
Minimum apprentice rates apply. Working full time Monday to Friday.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Sales & Marketing Apprentice - City Centre

​A small but thriving and expanding costume jewellery shop now requires one additional person to assist with:

• Running the shop on daily basis, selling jewellery
• Ordering stock, dealing with internet orders
• Marketing the business via web, twitter, facebook
• Will get involve designing new jewellery and kits with in-house designer

This business requires someone with a creative flair and a genuine interest to work within this field. Applicants should be good communicators and be sales orientated, and although qualifications are not essential, a minimum of grade C in both Maths and English at GCSE would be preferred.

Applicants should also possess a good level of IT skills, as initially there will be work to be done regarding the company’s web site.

Will be expected to follow Apprenticeship framework with local training provider, which would be discussed at interview.

Working 30 hours Monday to Saturday. Pay £4.50 per hour.


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

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Tutors - Harehills

A well established partnership between Little Elves Childcare (Start Right Project) and Archway is now looking to recruit new tutors, who are suitably qualified and able to undertake assessments in the following areas:

• Functional Skills (English & Maths)
• ICT
• Health and Social Care

The project aims to engage with young people not in education, employment or training, including:

• Those with low levels of literacy and numeracy
• Young parents and pregnant teenagers between the ages of 16-19 years old
• Young people from disadvantaged or challenging family backgrounds
• Young people at risk of offending

Good communication skills and an understanding of the many barriers facing young people today are both required. To start in September 2014. Good rates of pay apply, working a minimum of 20 hours per week.

How to apply: please e mail CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk .​

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Apprentice Project Administrator - Wortley

As an Apprentice Project Administrator you will learn, gain and develop the skills necessary to support the management of multiple projects within budget, in a timely and efficient manner by completing administration tasks for the project management team whilst working towards achieving an Intermediate Business Administration Apprenticeship.

Key Responsibilities include:
Ensuring tasks are completed in a timely manner
Effective communication with team members and both internal and external suppliers
Accurate Data Entry
Uploading and downloading files
Updating and maintaining excel spreadsheets
Invoicing

Candidate Requirements:
Proficient IT skills
The ability to be a good communicator, with a clear and professional telephone manner
Self-motivated and enthusiastic, with a flexible approach to work in a busy, fast-paced environment
Ability to work to tight deadlines, with good time management skills with an
Organised approach
We offer a competitive hourly rate of £3.25p/h - £3.73p/h with an additional lunch allowance of £15 per week.
There are no formal qualification requirements although at least 3 GCSE grades C or above in Maths and English or AS levels (or equivalent) are desirable
To apply, please e mail Laura.johnson@thebigword.com.

Apprentice Learning & Development Administrator - Wortley

​The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills with the ability to multi task in a busy environment. 

Key Responsibilities include:
Support the L&D team with the completion of relevant administration tasks
Assist with the preparation of classroom training
Maintain the Learning Management System e.g. adding classroom sessions, creating attendance lists and some reporting
Develop and maintain training reports and records
Key knowledge, skills and experience required:
Strong IT Skills
Excellent organisation skills
Strong oral and written communication skills 
The ability to work in a fast paced environment
Diligent and punctual

We offer a competitive hourly rate of £3.25p/h - £3.73p/h with an additional lunch allowance of £15 per week.

Intermediate Business Administration Apprenticeships are delivered in house where you will gain knowledge, understanding and skills on the job. This framework lasts for 12 months. thebigword will offer a full training and support program with competitive rates of pay and the opportunity to be part of the most prestigious and fastest growing language service organisations.
If you are interested in this position and believe you have the necessary requirements to fit the role, then please send your CV to careers@thebigword.com.

Marketing Apprentice - Wortley

Key Responsibilities include:
• Complete National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) level 2 in Business Administration, within the specified time period
• Give support to marketing campaigns through data cleaning, reporting and crafting copy
• Log, respond to and chase the status of all the marketing driven leads coming into to the business
• Assist with social media through responding to queries, tracking analytics reports and sourcing content for posts
• Helping to maintain thebigword website through uploading press releases and translating additional content
• Help with general team administration such as mail shots, distributing posters, purchase orders etc
• Support the Marketing team through a variety of administration tasks

Key knowledge, skills and experience required:
• An interest in marketing
• Natural creative flair
• High level of IT literacy (MS Office)
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Organised and methodical
• Diligent and punctual
 
We offer a competitive hourly rate of £3.25p/h - £3.73p/h with an additional lunch allowance of £15 per week.
Intermediate Business Administration Apprenticeships are delivered in house where you will gain knowledge, understanding and skills on the job. This framework lasts for 12 months.
If you are interested in applying for this role please send your CV to careers@thebigword.com .

Apprentice Recruitment Administrator - Wortley

Key Responsibilities include:
Ensuring tasks are completed in a timely manner
Carrying out relevant background checks
Registration of interpreters
Effective communication with team members and both internal and external suppliers
Updating details on a computerised system
Supporting the Interpreter Procurement team in general administration tasks

Key knowledge, skills and experience required:
Previous administration experience
High level of IT literacy
Strong oral and written communication skills
Problem-solving skills
 
We offer a competitive hourly rate of £3.25p/h - £3.73p/h with an additional lunch allowance of £15 per week.
Intermediate Business Administration Apprenticeships are delivered in house where you will gain knowledge, understanding and skills on the job. This framework lasts for 12 months.
If you are interested in applying for this role please send your CV to careers@thebigword.com.

Support Worker - City Wide

Main Requirements, Duties and Expectations

 To simply support the people you are paid to support with dignity and respect

 To provide care and support as detailed in each individual Care Plan

 To be reliable, punctual and flexible so the Service User is satisfied in knowing that you’re dependable

 To provide enthusiasm, ambition and positivity, so that the Service Users motivation and attitude is enhanced

 To be able to carry out the service in a caring, sensitive and patient manner, with a  willingness to adapt to individual Service User demands

 To be able to work independently using your own initiative, to be able to support colleagues and work as part of a larger team

 Have excellent communication skills (both written and oral) with Service Users and staff

 Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Service Users and Staff.

 Accurately read and follow each Service Users Assessment and Care Plan.

 Support and assist the Service User to participate in activities in and outside the home, to build on their existing skills and enable them to maintain independence

 To keep accurate records and maintain confidentiality - an accurate report sheet must be written after every service, with any change of circumstance notified to the relevant person i.e. line manager, family member etc.

 To provide person centred care to each Service User, upholding the principles of care at all times, to enable every individual to achieve their ambitions.

 Ensure that all information is kept CONFIDENTIAL and not divulged to third parties.

 Ensure the highest possible levels of care and support are maintained, particularly when Personal Care is required.

Car driver desirable - mileage expenses paid. To apply, please send a CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk. Post subject to DBS check. Salary negotiable.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Apprentice Administration Assistant - Burmantofts

​Family run company based in Leeds with over 20 years' experience in  offering a skilled, proficient and friendly service in pest, vermin and bird control for both domestic homes and businesses.  The company offers an effective and discreet service spanning the whole of the Yorkshire region.

Looking for an individual who is keen to learn, duties will be varied and include the following:

• Using IT system (Pestfriend) to input bookings
• Invoicing
• Answering the telephone, taking bookings over the phone
• Will be expected to attend courses related to the business
• General admin duties

Will be expected to undertake a Business Admin Level 2 Apprenticeship framework.
Must be computer literate and expected to achieve or have Grade C or above in English.  Will receive in-house training on services offered and IT system used.

Minimum Apprenticeship wage applies (£2.68 per hour). To apply, please send a CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk, quoting reference EL/SK01.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk