Apprentice Warehouse Assistant

WCF, Cumbria

Apprentice Warehouse Assistant

- Would you like to join a growing team whilst learning new skills?

- Do you have an interest in warehousing and working for a company who invest in their team’s development?

- If yes, we could be the place for you!

We are looking to recruit 2 Apprentice Warehouse Assistantpositions here at WCF Home Shopping. We are a busy retail mail order company based in the wonderful town of Brampton, Cumbria. We are only 10 miles from Carlisle and have great bus and train services.

The role:

You will be working towards a Warehouse Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship standard, over the course of a 12-month period.

The role/ apprenticeship is a full-time position, working 40 hours per week Monday-Friday (hours are 8.30am – 5pm). 20% of your working week will be working towards your apprenticeship and support/ guidance will be available, helping you to succeed.

You will earn £4.30 per hour, progressing after your apprenticeship has been completed.

Day-to-day responsibilities include:

· Picking and Packing

· Receiving/unloading deliveries

· Stock rotation

· Stock taking

· Manual handling

Desired skills:

Our teams are passionate about providing a high-quality service to our customers. Every day will create new challenges and we are looking for individuals who can deliver the care and attention that we bring into everything we do here at WCF. We are looking for those who:

· Have a positive attitude

· Are punctual

· Flexible

· Are great team players

· Have a willing to learn

We want you to get the most from your apprenticeship:

You will have a Team Buddy to support you through your day to day activities, offer you advice, support your development, and will help train you on all the different areas of warehousing. Full training is provided in-house. You will also have your Apprenticeship Trainer who will help you with your learning and you will be allocated time to spend at home working on your apprenticeship, along with lots of practical on-job-training.

Benefits Include:

This apprenticeship with WCF Home Shopping could be just the beginning. Not only will you be part of a secure and growing business and an excellent friendly team, you will gain all the skills you need to develop a career with us in the future.

In addition to this, we provide:

· Staff discount across our WCF businesses

· Option to buy shares in our company and celebrate in our success

· Amazing offers on cinema tickets, attractions and so much more through our Perkbox scheme

· Free uniform

· Free onsite parking

Study with System People

You will study for the Level 2 Warehousing apprenticeship while you work for us through our apprenticeship provider of choice, System People. They are based in Carlisle and offer you a blended learning experience which include virtual Zoom lesson delivery, face to face workshops and online interactive learning via their bespoke innovative platform OLLIE. You will have access to 1-2-1 tutor support as well as a workplace mentor. We have chosen to work with System People as they have fantastic pass rates and most of their learners go on to secure a permanent job with their employer. They also won the "BEST Training Provider Award” at the Golden Apples in 2019!

Entry Requirements

You will need to have achieved a GCSE grade D/3 (or equivalent) in Maths and English by the end of your Apprenticeship. Therefore, to apply for this role you will need to hold a grade D (grade 3) or above in Maths OR English and an E (grade 2) or above in the other. There is support available through System People should you need Functional skills Maths or English support to reach a Level 1 (grade D/3 equivalent).

The Level 2 Warehousing apprenticeship is approximately 12 months in duration which includes an end point assessment to assess you have the skills, knowledge, and behaviours to qualify as a fully qualified Warehouse Operative. You must therefore be eager to commit to the apprenticeship and complete the independent study associated with the course.


Please contact our recruiting manager, Donna Thompson on 016977 45082 or via email

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