Profile

Superdrug is a health and beauty retailer. It trades from nearly 900 stores across the UK and Ireland and employs over 13,000 people. At Superdrug we're different. There's no one-size-fits-all-store for us. Instead, we match our outlets to meet what customers want. Superdrug Stores is currently the UK's fastest growing health and beauty retailer health having pharmacies with consultation rooms in over 220 stores, and a further 19 contain nurse clinics.

Apprenticeships

Working in retail can be a great career choice and our Retail Apprenticeship is all about learning on the job, helping with every aspect of creating a great customer experience and learning how a retailer operates their business. You will work 30 hours a week on a 13 month contract, supported by an assessor and your management team in store, so no college days. On completion you will achieve a nationally recognised qualification - HABC Level 2 Retailer Diploma plus a great start to your career in retail.  Many of our Apprentices go on to secure permanent roles and progress to Team Leader and Management roles with us.

We are looking for people who are friendly and fun, passionate about our products and delivering great service. If you are keen to learn new skills and take the first or next step in your career, we could be right for you.

We are recruiting throughout the year across the UK.

Salary & benefits

Here at Superdrug we offer a variety of apprenticeships to accommodate different skill levels and experience, which means that our learners have the opportunity to gain as much from the qualification and work experience as possible.

Rewards for our Level 2 Retail Apprenticeship apprentices:

- For working 30 hours per week you will be paid from £159 per week (dependent on location), with no tax to pay
-  28 days paid holiday per year including bank holidays
- A staff discount and loyalty card that gives you up to 30% off products and services in store and also includes a points scheme

- Access to discounts and cashback with other retailers, all subsidised by Superdrug


For all other store based apprenticeships we offer competitive salaries in line with our store colleagues plus the company benefits mentioned above.

Requirements

English & Maths Grade C GCSE and a fun outgoing personality.

Apply

Visit the Superdrug website to apply!

Superdrug United Kingdom
22 Jan, 2018
Intermediate Apprenticeship
Deadline : Ongoing Salary : £159 per week Location : Nationwide What is a Retail Apprenticeship? It’s about learning on the job, working in our store as a full time team member, helping with every aspect of creating a great customer experience and learning about how a retailer operates their business.  What’s the deal? You will work 30 hours a week on a 13 month contract, earning from £5.30 per hour dependent on location. That’s £159 a week! What will it look like? You will work with the team in store helping and serving customers, ensuring shelves are stocked and the store is welcoming and attractive. It will include- Understanding what the Superdrug customer wants Demonstrating exceptional customer service Understanding the business and maintaining the brand reputation Resolving customer queries Using knowledge to promote products to customers Highlighting promotional offers to work towards achieving sales targets Supporting promotion changes and stock rotation Understanding how to increase sales through product placement Adhering to all policies and procedures Supporting store delivery of KPIs What will you get? You will work through a programme of learning with the support of an Assessor and your Manager over a 12 month period, all done on site, so no college days! During the 13th month of your contract you will take part in an end assessment with an independent Assessor, which includes an observation of your ability, a discussion around your experiences and a multiple choice written test. On completion of your Apprenticeship you will receive; HABC Level 2 Retailer Diploma - a nationally recognised qualification An in depth knowledge of the products we sell Fantastic customer service skills Increased confidence and ability in dealing with the public Insight into how a retail business operates During your Apprenticeship you’ll also receive a staff discount and loyalty card that gives you up to 30% off products and services in store and also includes a loyalty points scheme. This is as well as online access to discounts and cashback with other retailers, all subsidised by Superdrug. As an Apprentice, you can also apply for an Apprenticeship NUS card, which gives 10% discounts at participating outlets! Person Specification: You should apply for this role if you ... Are confident working with people Are hard working and looking for variety and a fast paced working environment Can think on your feet Want to develop new skills Are a real team player Have a strong work ethic and flexible approach Have an interest in retail business Are ambitious and keen to progress Are committed to achieving your qualification Qualifications Required:  You qualify if ... You have a minimum of Grade C / 4 GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Maths You are  NOT  currently at college or 6th form and are available for full time shifts You  HAVEN'T  completed a Retail apprenticeship before You  DON'T  already have a degree or completed a year or more at University You are eligible to work in the UK