Apprentice Financial Advisor (REF: APP088)

Open to Knowsley residents only.

Company overview:

JP Financial is a busy mortgage and insurance brokerage based in Knowsley and following the success of its first apprenticeship scheme, the company is looking to recruit another trainee financial advisor. Full support will be given by the office manager and three full-time officers in the office. 

Key responsibility for the role:

The role will involve processing mortage and insurance applications for clients who are repurchasing or remortgaging new properties, ensuring they recieve excellent service throughout to allow the company to continue to build their business.

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Good standard of education
  • Bright, motivated and hard working


In the long term, the successful applicant will have the oppotunity to become a fully qualified financial advisor via the CeMAP qualification.

To arrange an initial chat, contact John Potts on 07709 111500 or email john.potts@jpfinancialadvice.co.uk

Location: Knowsley Industrial Estate
Contracted hours: 9am to 5pm weekdays
Hourly rate of pay: At least National Minimum Wage (starting salary is £12,000 to £15,000 depending on qualifications and experience)

How to apply: 

1. Download and complete the application form (Word)
2. Return it via email to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 31 January 2018

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If you would like support completing your application form please email  theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk with the subject heading 'Application Support'