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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

Telefonica (O2)

Leeds Trinity

Third Sector Jobs


Babington Business College Apprenticeships​

SC4L Apprenticeships​

Rockstar Games


Job Vacancies

Courier - Morley

​Due to our ongoing success and expansion we are currently looking for a full time Courier to work from our existing site in Morley, Leeds. You will be required to drive a large transit van throughout the UK.

Essential Skills
- Experience of multi-drop driving essential
- Standard driving licence with a category B on the licence
- Must be conscientious and flexible
- Enthusiastic and willing to contribute to a team effort
- Good communication skills and ability to work unaided and if necessary take the initiative.

The work will often involve same day or next day deliveries!!!
Salary negotiable. Working Monday to Saturday.

How to apply: Please send a CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk and quote the job title reference EL/IND01.


Call Centre Agents - Wakefield


Thursday 25th September 2014 4pm - 9pm
Wakefield 41 Business Park,
South Park Way,

Call Centre Agents Required

Do you have energy, drive and commitment?
If so you could be just what we are looking for.
Interested in finding out more about working as a Call Centre Agent in our new Wakefield call centre?

Book your place on our Recruitment day where you will find out all about the company, what the role entails and what it is like to work at Union Insurance.
-Competitive salary of £18,000 to £22,000 OTE plus other great benefits
-Permanent full-time contract and 25 days annual leave, full training provided
-No cold calling selling our insurance products to trade union members

Apply NOW to register and book your place for our Open Day call 02070195088.

Grillers/Cooks & Cashiers - Birstall, White Rose & Kirkstall

​You will have the ability to deliver a warm, genuine and memorable experience to all our customers. We pride ourselves on being very customer service driven and will only accept amazing service.

You must have great communication skills, the ability to use your own initiative, work well as part of a team and be respectful of others.  You will need to be able to learn fast and take responsibility for your own development. We will provide full training but experience would be an advantage.

Due to location and limited public transport a driving licence or access to own transport is essential for the Birstall branch only.

Overall Purpose of the Role:

To deliver to all our customers, a warm, genuine, fun and memorable experience which goes that extra mile. To prepare, present and serve the tastiest chicken in a relaxing environment where our customers feel at home and part of the Nando’s family

Key Responsibilities:

 To welcome all customers to Nando's explaining our service style and menu in a warm and friendly manner.  Ensure seating at tables  is handled efficiently and customers are kept informed of wait times
 To process  food orders accurately through the  till system,  taking the relevant  payment and deliver any drinks and appetisers
 To be aware of and to react to, every customer's specific needs (i.e. desserts, coffees, extra items), ensuring all our customers have a great Nando's experience.   To treat all as you would want to be treated
 To co-ordinate dishes from  both front and back grill, produce cold products  to Nando's standards, ensuring it is delivered to the  waiting customers table  efficiently and accurately
 To ensure  all food  products are stored and rotated as per Nando's standards
 To ensure  that the  restaurant is kept clean at all times (tables,  floors, condiment units, toilets)  whilst carrying out all daily and weekly cleaning schedules
 To work as a team, supporting each other  and welcoming new members to the family
 To comply with all reasonable  requests from a member of the Management Team
 To have Health & Safety responsibility for:

o Your own health  and safety and that  of others
o Reporting any accidents to the  manager on duty
o Follow the  training you have been given
o Advising the manager on duty of any faulty  equipment or matters that  could affect the  Health and Safety of others

How to apply:  Please send a CV and covering letter to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk in the first instance., specifying which store you are interested in.


Hairdressing Apprentice

​Training towards NVQ Level 2 Hairdressing alongside Westrow Academy.

Must be enthusiastic, well-presented, punctual & keen to learn.
Fabulous opportunity to train in a popular Guiseley salon
Aged 16 plus.

To apply, please contact:
Chris Wallbank Hairdressing
62 Otley Road
LS20 8AH
t. 01943 873528
e. info@chriswallbankhairdressing.co.uk

Minimum apprentice rates apply (£2.68 per hour).

Apprentice Nursery Assistants - Sheepscar & Halton

A vacancy has arisen for two Apprentice Nursery Assistants working within Little Elves Childcare CIC.  Ideally the role requires you to work towards NVQ Level 3 Childcare. You will be required to work with children between the ages of 3 months to 10 years old.  Your primary duties will involve working as part of a team whilst learning new skills on the job, caring for children, preparing and setting up their learning environments to meet children's needs. Most importantly you will support children's development, help to keep them safe.  You will also be required to prepare snacks and assist with feeding and cleaning up after mealtimes.

As an Apprentice you required to build a good rapport with parents and the children. Once on our program a Vocational Learning Advisor who will visit you on a regular basis, to deliver the training and coach the Apprentice and will be observing whilst you work/ or you may go to college day release.

Salary £100 per week. One year Apprenticeship could easily lead to a permanent post within the organisation. To apply, please e mail info@littleelveschildcare.co.uk.

Trainee Conveyancer - City Centre

Completed your A-Levels? Looking for an alternative to University? Interested in a career in Law? The opportunity to kick-start your career is right here.

Enact are the leading provider of legal services to the housing market.  Due to unprecedented growth we’re looking for a number of talented individuals to join us. 

In September we are launching our Training Academy; a ground-breaking new initiative where you will receive comprehensive legal training alongside invaluable on-the-job learning. 

Your starting salary of £13,000 will increase as you progress – on successful graduation from our Academy you will be a fully qualified Licensed Conveyancer earning in the region of £25,000.

Places are limited.  We are only interested in hearing from you if you are passionate about your career – you will need to commit to study for the Council for Licensed Conveyancers qualification too, which will involve some study in your own time.  Your course fees will be picked up by us – because we’re as serious about your career as you are.   

Key skills for the job include:

• Excellent communication skills.
• Ability to meet tight deadlines and targets & work under pressure.
• Good data input skills.
• Good team player, but, also ability to work on own initiative.
• Good attention to detail.
• Good organisational skills.

How to apply: please e mail your CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk . Staring salary £13k, rising to £25k once qualified.


Support Workers - City Wide

Main Requirements, Duties and Expectations

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

 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

 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.

 Maintain standards within the service users home; domestic duties, laundering, ironing etc. to promote independent living.

 Assist Service Users in all aspects of their care and support needs (e.g. physical, domestic, emotional and spiritual). Provide attention when needed, whilst ensuring Service Users retain their comfort and dignity.

 Pay attention to assisting service users who have limited mobility or physical difficulties/disabilities etc., making the best use of any aids provided.

 Closely monitor service users who may be confused and/or who have behavioural problems, reporting regularly to your manager.

 Assist service users who need help during meal times (be aware of swallowing difficulties, dietary requirements etc.). Assist with serving food/drinks as requested/required, also clear away when needed.

 Escort service users travelling to and from home e.g. shopping, social outings, hospital appointments, visits etc. as and when required. You may be required to use your own vehicle.

 To attend mandatory training and any other relevant training when required, and complete all online modules within 12 weeks of starting employment.

 This job may require moving and handling

 To attend staff meetings in the office when required

 Participate in supervision, training and appraisal sessions when required by the Manager.

 Be willing to work towards an NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care, within 6 months of employment, if not already achieved (or equivalent).

 Report any issues or changes immediately to your Manager i.e. any illness of an infectious nature or accident incurred by a service user, colleague, self or other.

 Report any faulty appliances, damaged furniture, equipment or any potential hazards.

 Promote safe working practice at all times; understand the principles of Health and Safety.

 Promote and ensure the good reputation of the company at all times.

 Notify your Manager as soon as possible if you cannot report for duty e.g. sickness or emergency, and subsequently the date you will return to work. This is to ensure all Service Users can be covered at all times.

 Pay maximum attention to security when in and outside the home

 Carry out any other reasonable tasks that may be assigned to you.

 Submit accurate time sheets by 10.00am every Monday for the previous week’s rota, to ensure invoices and wages are input correctly.

 Reflect on each service delivery and provide regular information and updates for the Manager, such as signposting to other agencies, success stories and identify any best practices which can be shared with colleagues.

 Understand relevant legislation and regulations

 Knowledge of Care Quality Commission (CQC) and the role it takes in social care

 Knowledge of the National Care Standards Act 2000

 Adhere to the Connections (West Yorkshire) Health and Social Care CIC Policies and Procedures at all times; ensure these are acted upon and standards are maintained.

 Always maintain professional knowledge and competence.

 Wear a uniform and Identity badge at all times

At no point will a member of staff undertake a nursing or medical task, unless specific training has been undertaken from a professional body and competence has been approved.

Must be able to travel with own transport, a car driver is desirable. Salary negotiable, plus paid mileage and holiday pay.

How to apply:  Please e-mail a CV and covering letter to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk quoting the reference number and job title for the post you are applying for.


Personal Assistant - City Centre

​Kumo is an ecommerce website selling the latest innovative IT and software products into business.  A potential market leader with a revolutionised website, simplistic and seamless and packed full of useful product knowledge: based on creating an enjoyable experience when shopping for IT, backed up with a highly elite staff force, trained to the best in customer care and technical product knowledge.

Job Purpose
We are looking for a Personal Assistant (PA) to provide administrative support to one company Director. This is an ideal opportunity for an Apprenticeship or the right person looking to develop in this area of work.

Duties will include:
• Ensuring Secretarial/Administrative/Support requirements are met.
• Supporting the Director to perform their responsibilities in an organised and timely fashion which is consistent with the operating practices of the business, the requirements of their roles and in doing  so provides support to the relevant team within the organisation.

• Internet and PC proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook skills
• Related tertiary qualifications – well respected although not essential for this role

• Demonstrated experience with MS Word, MS Excel and related programs
• Demonstrated experience with accuracy of typing and word processing
• diary and travel management

After training you will have the following skillset
• Effective communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate
• requests and instructions to individuals and groups
• Commitment to, and enthusiasm for, client service and delivery
• Possess flexibility and adaptability to manage changing work requirements and varying
• volumes of work
• Ability to work co-operatively and effectively within the team and the organisation

How to apply:  Please e-mail CV and covering letter to Employment Leeds via employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk in the first instance., quoting reference EL/KU01. Working 37 hours Monday to Friday. Salary £10k per annum as an apprentice, £14k if employed with all of the necessary criteria.


Customer Service Representative - City Centre

​Kumo is an ecommerce website selling the latest innovative IT and software products into business.  A potential market leader with a revolutionised website, simplistic and seamless and packed full of useful product knowledge: Based on creating an enjoyable experience when shopping for IT, backed up with a highly elite staff force, trained to the best in customer care and technical product knowledge.

Job Purpose:
We are looking for Customer Service Representatives to serve customers by providing product and service information, resolving product and service problems.

Duties include:
• Attracting potential customers by answering product and service questions; suggesting information about other products and services.
• Opening customer accounts by recording account information.
• Maintaining customer records by updating account information.
• Resolving product or service problems by clarifying the customer's complaint; determining the cause of the problem; selecting and explaining the best solution to solve the problem; expediting correction or adjustment; following up to ensure resolution.
• Maintaining financial accounts by processing customer adjustments
• Recommending potential products or services to management by collecting customer information and analysing customer needs.
• Preparing product or service reports by collecting and analysing customer information.
• Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Knowledge of word, excel and general computer programs would be an advantage but not essential.
How to apply:  Please e-mail CV and covering letter to Employment Leeds via employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk in the first instance, quoting ref no. EL/KU02.
Working 37 hours per week Monday to Friday. Salary £10k per annum as an apprentice, £14k if employed with all of the necessary skills and experience.