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Apprenticeship and Job Opportunities around Leeds

This page contains a selection of current opportunities in Leeds for jobs and apprenticeships​.

See all the live apprenticeship vacancies on the Leeds Pathways apprenticeship page.

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

Other employers recruiting online are:

Direct Line

Leeds Trinity

Third Sector Jobs

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Yorkshire Water

Leeds Marriott Hotel

Cocoon Life​

Job Vacancies

Warehouse Manager - Burley

Overview of the job:
Monster Pet Supplies is looking to recruit a Warehouse Manager to join them on a permanent basis. Monster Pet Supplies is an online ‘Pet Shop’. For more information about the company visit www.monsterpetsupplies.co.uk.
The main purpose of the role is to ensure efficient running of the warehouse by ensuring all processes and procedures are followed and developed where necessary, motivating staff to ensure deadlines are achieved and orders are dispatched on time and in full, in line with the company’s quality standards.
The main duties of the role will include:
• Planning the work flow through the warehouse and prioritising where necessary
• Checking documentation, work orders & picking manifests
• Responsible for Health & Safety within the Warehouse
• Ensuring stock records are up to date and reports are generated on a daily basis
• Liaising with Reps and Customers advising on order queries and out of stock items
• Ensuring orders are dispatched same day
• Reporting on productivity including goods stored, picked and packed for weekly management meetings
• Managing 8 direct reports
• Motivating staff and encouraging them to over achieve on KPI’s
• Responsible for managing Goods In
• Inputting & updating orders on system and reporting to Partners daily
• Using a variety of IT packages including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook,
The ideal candidate will need to be well organised, methodical and proactive, with the ability to run the warehouse through planning, target setting and using motivational techniques.
How to apply:
Please email a CV detailing you relevant skills and Experience to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk quoting the reference number EL/MPS02.
Salary up to £26k per annum.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Pizza Chef - Chapel Allerton

We are requiring a pizza chef that where possible is able to work / use a beautiful wood burning oven. The applicant must be energetic and enthusiastic in this lively environment. The ideal candidate will also have a good understanding of day to day cooking and be aware of cuisines around the world from Mac n cheese to gluten free. We want candidates to be massively passionate about food.
How to apply: please send a CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk. Salary £18k to £20k per annum.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Apprentice Refrigeration Engineer - Leeds Based

Candidate will be working with a qualified engineer based in Leeds. They will be supported in the workplace and college to gain the skills required as an installer/pipefitter to carry out de-commissioning, installation, soundness testing and commissioning of systems. Selected candidate(s) will be an apprentice in a professional organisation and will be involved in the installation of industrial and commercial Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems. They will be supported in the workplace and college to gain the skills required as an installer/pipefitter to carry out de-commissioning, installation, soundness testing and commissioning of systems, and the manufacture and installation of sheet metal ductwork.
To apply, please go to:
http://www.training2000.co.uk/apprenticeship-vacancies, quoting reference number T2K16647.

Junior Estimator & Surveyor - Beeston

​You will be working for a specialist company in Beeston which manufactures and installs GRG cast plasterwork products for the Construction Industry – in particular fit out contracts.

The factory has a small manufacturing workforce as well a number of site staff working throughout the UK installing the products.
Reporting directly to and supporting the Managing Director the ideal candidate will have some construction industry experience in fit out work including Estimating, Surveying and Contract Management

Requirements/person specification:
• The role will be varied. Duties will include, but may not be limited to, pricing jobs, looking after staff, arranging deliveries of materials to sites, site supervision etc. therefore the candidate must be flexible, adaptable and willing to learn new skills.
• The ideal candidate must have experience in an estimating/project management role in a small Sub Contracting company, ideally involved in Fit Out i.e. ceilings/partitions etc.
• You will be looking to develop your career further, and working towards running all aspects of Sub Contracts, ranging in value from £1k to £350k
• This is not a tradesperson job. The role requires someone with some experience in a similar role or working towards a recognised qualification in building.
• Access to your own transport would be preferable

How to apply: Please submit a CV and covering letter to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk. Working 40 hours per week, the salary is expected to be between £20k and £25k per annum, depending on experience. Post based in Leeds, but may be the occasional overnight stay throughout UK. Closing date 18th September 2015.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Timber Frame Operative - Swarcliffe

Renew is delighted to be working with Britcon on their site for the redevelopment of the old Squinting Cat public house at Swarcliffe in Leeds. The development will see the construction of 18 new apartments on the site and work is due to start in September 2015.

As a subcontractor on the development, Shire Timber is looking to offer a work experience opportunity which could lead to paid employment for the right candidate.
The role primarily entails assembling pieces of pre-cut timber into the complete panel, using a series of technical drawings that show the layout of each piece. These are then nailed together using nail-guns to complete each panel. The type and construction of each panel depends on the needs of the building and so some may be sheathed with OSB, have insulation inside or require a breather membrane to be attached. All of which falls to the operative to perform.
Interested?  Applicants should forward their CV and covering letter, stating why they are interested in the opportunity, to:
Rachael.frith@renew-leeds.co.uk
Please title your email:       SHIRE TIMBER VACANCY 
Closing Date:                    Friday 28th August (noon)

Renew

Junior Site Manager - Bramley

To work within the Site Manager as required on day to day duties associated with this New Housing construction project. The role primarily entails labouring activities on site along with some office work – including answering phones, filing technical drawings, booking in materials. All of which falls to the operative to perform. Will be required to:
 
3.1 Keep offices & work areas clean & tidy
 
3.2 Set out works, (assisting site manager) when required.
 
3.3 Maintain health and safety guidelines
 
 
Requirements/person specification:
 
 
Average levels of numeracy and literacy will be required as the role involves the use of tape measures and the interpretation of simple technical drawings.
 
Good communication skills, the ability to work to timescales and a good level of detail in order to exceed acceptable quality standards.
 
Driving license & CSCS card required. Experience of working in a construction environment or any knowledge of the building process will be beneficial.
 
These duties may change to meet the business needs or you may be required to work in other equivalent roles, as the Company may reasonably require. Working
7.30am - 4.30pm Mon - Thurs 7.30 am - 4pm Friday.
Overtime and Saturday mornings as needed.
How to apply: please send a CV to  rachael.frith@renew-leeds.co.uk stating Junior Site Manager – STG. Salary £6.80 per hour, although unpaid work experience for the first 2 weeks.

Warehouse Administrator - Stourton Business Park

Overview of the job:
 
A small, friendly and creative team is looking to recruit a Warehouse Administrator for its busy office. The ideal candidate will provide administrative support to all work carried out at the warehouse. Duties will include booking in stock, overseeing the transfer of stock and despatching orders. There will also be liaising with drivers, placing orders, overseeing carrier collections, customer liaison and support, general administration and stock control.
 
Requirements/person specification:
 
Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential for this post. Warehouse experience is desirable, but not essential. A flexible and adaptable frame of mind will help, due to the nature of the work. Must have meticulous attention to detail, good level of IT skills, be well organised, timely and efficient.

How to apply: please send a CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk in the first instance, quoting reference number EL/ABS01.
Salary £7.50 per hour, working 50 hours per week.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Apprentice Engineer - Sherburn-In-Elmet

To be involved in all aspects of the production of metal components, ranging from large orders to bespoke requests for special clients. Duties will involve operating CNC machinery and general workshop assistance, progressing into the use of CAD/CAM – any experience of this software would be very useful.

Requirements/person specification:
The successful applicant must have good IT skills, along with Maths and English GCSE grades C or above as a minimum. As well as working towards a nationally recognised qualification, you will be given the opportunity to learn whilst you earn and develop within a small but thriving business. Accuracy and attention to detail is so important within this role. This opportunity may be suitable for a work trial in the first instance. Applicants must have a genuine passion for this type of work.
How to apply: please e mail CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk, quoting EL/KB01.
 
Salary £3.50 per hour plus production bonuses. Working Monday to Friday with occasional Saturdays.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Business Administration Apprentice - Hunslet

​Futureworks (Yorkshire) Shared Apprenticeship Scheme working in partnership with BAM Construction would like to offer the opportunity for a young person to work towards a L2 Business Administration Apprenticeship.

Your day to day office duties will include:

• Updating spreadsheets and word documents
• Filing and scanning of documents
• Communicating with site staff and visitors
• Answering the phone
• Emailing
 
If you are outgoing and confident, have an interest in starting your career working in the office/admin environment within the construction industry, then this could be for you!
You should have a good understanding of the Microsoft Office packages and grades GCSE A-D or the equivalent in 3 subjects including Maths and English.
 
National apprenticeship pay rates apply plus assistance with home to work/college travel expenses.
Location: Hunslet, Leeds (across 2 sites)
Closing Date: Friday 4th September
 
How to Apply
Please visit our website www.futureworksyorkshire.co.uk
and complete our online application, and upload your cv.

Legal Cashier - Harehills

Overview of the job:

Part time experienced Legal Cashier required for busy Law firm based outside city centre. Alpha Law experience essential, although training can be given for the right candidate.
Duties to include:
• Billing clients
• Paying invoices
• Banking
• Inter account transfers
• Bank reconciliations
• Data entry
• Filing and producing financial reports for management
 
Requirements/person specification:
Legal Cashier experience essential: Minimum 3 years
• Good attention to detail
• Work well under pressure
• Focused
• Self-motivated
• Good presentation skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Confident in using computers
• An understanding of legal terminology

How to apply: Please email CVs to michellebeckwith549@gmail.com. Free parking available. Salary £17k to £20k pro rata.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Business Administration Apprentice - Seacroft & Armley

​Futureworks (Yorkshire) Shared Apprenticeship Scheme working in partnership with Howards Civil Engineering would like to offer the opportunity for a young person to work towards a L2 Business Administration Apprenticeship.

Your day to day office duties will include:

• Updating spreadsheets and word documents
• Filing and scanning of documents
• Communicating with site staff and visitors
• Answering the phone
• Emailing
 
If you are outgoing and confident, have an interest in starting your career working in the office/admin environment within the construction industry, then this could be for you!
You should have a good understanding of the Microsoft Office packages and grades GCSE A-D or the equivalent in 3 subjects including Maths and English
National apprenticeship pay rates apply plus assistance with home to work/college travel expenses.
Location: Leeds LS12 & LS14 (across 2 sites)
Closing Date: Friday 4th September
 
How to Apply
Please visit our website www.futureworksyorkshire.co.uk
and complete our online application, and upload your cv

Legal Secretary - Harehills

Overview of the job:

A very busy Family Law practice, dealing with Legal Aid and Private work in a bustling area of Harehills in Leeds is looking for an experienced Legal Secretary.
• production of letters and legal documents
• working from notes and digital dictation
• answering telephone calls in a professional manner
• dealing with enquiries from clients via email, fax and letter
• using a diary management system and making appointments
• keeping records
• dealing with fee processes
• copying, scanning and faxing, including preparation of large files
• General administration work.
Digital Dictation ,knowledge of Legal Aid and other family law forms essential

Requirements/person specification:
• Essential 2 years previous experience
• Knowledge of Legal Aid and other family law forms is Essential
• knowledge of law and legal procedures
• computer literacy
• a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
• discretion, for dealing with confidential information
• a good standard of spelling and grammar
• the ability to work to deadlines and do several tasks at the same time
• the ability to work well as part of a team and also on your own

How to apply: Please email me CVs to michellebeckwith549@gmail.com. Free parking available. Salary £16k to £17k pro rata, depending on experience.
 
 

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