Customer Advisor

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1341249510-2
  • Date Posted: 31 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Pavers LTD
  • Location: Chesterton, Oxfordshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Retail & Consumer Products, Health and Safety, Social care
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Part Time

About this Apprenticeship

Are you passionate about achieving sales targets and finding just the right products for customers?

Do you have a can do attitude, passion for great customer service and enjoy working in a fast paced and fun environment?

Do you want to work for a growing, profitable business with family values & green credentials, with opportunities for progression?

We offer a friendly, engaging, and positive environment for people to work in where you can make a real difference and feel valued. You will help us deliver consistently high levels of service to our customers, advising on shoe care, handbags, and accessories to compliment a customer s needs, offering genuine, honest, and knowledgeable advice on our all products.

You could have previous experience as a Sales Assistant, Retail Assistant or in a Customer Care environment. We will give you full training and support to ensure you succeed in your role, but the right attitude and behaviours are a must. Our stores are like family, offering a nurturing environment to learn, grow, and thrive in, whilst having fun at work!

We have a part time Customer Advisor opportunity to join our Pavers team in Bicester on a 4 hours per week contract.

This is a weekend position, and you'll need good availability to work either a Saturday or Sunday as required.

Pay, Hours & Benefits for our Customer Advisor

£12.15 per hour 21+ (18-20 £10.86 per hour & 16-17 £9.42 per hour)

Once you complete the required retail induction PaSS stages your pay will increase to £12.35 per hour 21+ (18-20 £11.08 per hour & 16-17 £9.63 per hour)

  • Generous Staff Discount scheme, some of which can be shared with your family and friends!
  • Holiday Entitlement which increases with service.
  • Company Contribution Pension
  • Access to the Pavers Foundation: an employee-led grant application and charitable giving scheme
  • Access to the Pavers Academy: providing career pathways to support our colleagues through online learning, face to face courses, apprenticeship, professional qualifications, and mentoring programmes
  • Access to wellbeing and financial support through RetailTRUST

Day to Day responsibilities as our Customer Advisor

  • Deliver exceptional customer service
  • Advise customers on shoe care and accessories to compliment their needs, achieving daily KPI s in the process
  • Be self-aware, being able to question, learn, and take responsibility for yourself
  • Be a team player, maintaining a friendly, engaging, and positive attitude
  • Support the maintenance of store standards, product placements and stockroom

About Us

We are a successful, highly profitable, family run business which has been trading for over 50 years. We have over 190 stores across the UK and Ireland and own the Jones Bootmaker and Herring Shoes brands.

We always try and do the right thing by our people and in 2021 were recognised as one of the Top 10 Retailers in the country by Best Companies.

In 2021 we became the first major retailer to achieve Carbon Neutral status and since 2018 we have donated over £2.2m to the Pavers Foundation, providing grants for important causes in the areas of health, education, and community.

We provide great jobs in a supportive family environment for our people. We know that without our colleagues there is no business, and so the better we look after you, the better service you will provide our customers.

If this sounds like the kind of business you d like to join, we d love to hear from you - please apply today for the role of Customer Advisor!