Apprentice Warehouse Operative - Teal Scaffold - REF: K058

Teal scaffold is a relatively new company based in knowsley to serve the North West with scaffolding services and requirements. The company has secured 10 years of work and strive to deliver a lot more in line with their business plan. The aim is to become an established, sustainable, profitable company that excels in developing their staff to achieve their goals.

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Must be able to complete an apprenticeship framework in 12/18 months
  • Preparation of scaffold equipment ready for loading to meet each teams requirements
  • Organising returned loads into correct areas
  • Inspect and report any damaged/missing equipment on return
  • Assist the stock and quality control manager in keeping the warehouse/yard safe and tidy

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Completed or be working towards functional skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Physically fit
  • Ability to multitask
  • FLT licence is desired but not essential
  • Full clean driving license or be committed to gaining a driving license

Location: Brito Wood Estate, Kirkby
Contracted hours: 40
Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum wage for apprentices, raising to National Minimum Wage after 12 months service

How to apply: 
1. Download and complete the application form 

2. Return it via email to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 21 August 2019

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  • Research the employer offering the job. Find out what they do and what the job involves.
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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’