The Sleep People

Office Admin Apprentice – THE SLEEP PEOPLE LTD

A great opportunity has opened, to join a flourishing family run business with now over 70 staff members. To provide support in the Admin team on the day to day running of the business dealing with customer requests and team work.

Reference number: VAC1000127928


women with laptop and phone at desk
Wage – £10,296 per annum
Duration – 12-15 months
Start date – As soon as possible
Posted – 30/01/2023

Working Week:

Monday to Friday 8.30am – 4.30 pm 37.5hrs a week Total hours per week: 37.5 hours a week.

Apprenticeship level




What will the apprentice be doing?

  • General administrative duties including typing correspondence by e-mail and letter
  • To undertake filing, photocopying and distribution of relevant documents.
  • Answering the telephone in a professional manner and dealing with enquiries
  • Responsible for co-ordinating the post
  • Support to members of the Management Team
  • Using Microsoft Packages, in particular Word and Excel
  • Inputting data onto internal systems with a high level of accuracy
  • To deal courteously and efficiently with all visitors
  • Providing refreshments for visitors when required
  • Dealing with stationery/stock levels and reordering as and when appropriate
  • Assisting all members of the team as and when required
  • Dealing with requests for information
  • Knowledge of Microsoft is essential
  • Processing of orders using various platforms
  • Inputting data onto internal systems
  • General adhoc duties

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • You will recieve your Level 2 Customer service qualification.
  • Functional Skills- if required.

You will attend college or a Teams call once a week for the delivery of your qualification.

You will attend our Waterfront Quarter centre in Huddersfield town centre.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is a strong possibility that you will gain a permanent position following successful employment as well as achievement of the full apprenticeship qualification.

There may also be further apprenticeship/other training available following successful employment and achievement of the apprenticeship qualifications.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills
IT skills
Attention to detail
Organisation skills
Customer care skills
Problem solving skills
Administrative skills
Team working
Non judgmental


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade 4/C or above) desirable

About the employer

The Sleep People

Unit 4 Royds Mill Leeds Road, Ossett WF5 9YA
We are a upcoming and rising family run business called The Sleep People. We are a Mattress Manufacturer, we directly handcraft all of our mattresses here from our factory in Ossett, West Yorkshire.

Closing date: 04 April 2023