Sales Apprentice at Savers

Start Date:
2016
Location:
Eastbourne
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Intermediate Level (Level 2)
Salary:
£5 hourly
Review Date:
14th February 2017

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Review Score

8.9/10

1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:

9/10

I work 39 hours a week, typical day I will start at 9am finishing at 6:30pm, throughout the day I'm mainly on a till but towards the end of my training I have been given supervisor privileges so I know how to do refunds, exchanges, voids...etc

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?

10/10

During the time at savers I've learnt so much more than I ever have before, this has been more beneficial than school ever has, I understand the retail environment, good customers service and defiantly grown in confidence

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

10/10

I really enjoy it, at the beginning I was only earning £3.30 to start off with, it hardly seemed worth it but I stuck at the 39 hours a week and in October last year my pay went up and I get a qualification so it is more than worth it

4. How valued do you feel by Savers?

10/10

I feel like I'm a key part, as I do the same hours as the management there, so I've spent a lot of time with them, and devolved a very strong work relationship with the team, they trust me with tasks they set me,

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

7/10

I had an assessor to start off with but she ended up going on meternity leave, so I was without am assessor for a couple months but luckily the found a new one and I'm catching up with my folder now

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?

8/10

At the beginning she was visiting me at savers eve month until she had to go on maternity leave and I was Sioux one for a couple months but my old assessor and my new assessor both support really well.

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?

10/10

I have a great relationship with my manager and assistant manager so I can go and talk to them about any problems or concerns I have, and they do there best to help me in whatever situation I'm in

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?

8/10

At the beginning I was only earning £3.30/hour and it hardly seemed worth it but in October 2016 when the company did a pay review I got put up to £5.00 with was a massive help so I'm glad I stuck at it

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

8/10

I haven't been looking, I've been at savers for the last year so when I get my qualification if there is any optportunities I will be looking into t, but hopefully a position opens up within savers and I can work my way up

9a. Would you recommend Savers to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

A really good company to work for, within the shop your no just colleagues your all friends and it feels like a family, definitely worth it, best job I've had beats school and college as well

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Savers? *

Stick at it don't be put off it if the pay is rubbish or things are difficult, because it is worth it in the end,

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