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Position Title: Insurance Broker Apprentice

Location: York, Morley (Leeds), Macclesfield/Stockport, Southport

Department: Broking

Holidays: 25 days plus 8 bank holidays.

Group benefit scheme in place.

Training: Level 3 Insurance Practitioner Standard, supported by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) Qualifications, to become Cert CII. The successful candidate will be supported to complete professional qualifications within an 18-month apprenticeship, with at least 20% of their working time dedicated to training, studying and learning.

Hours: 35 hours working Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm with one hour break for lunch each day.

Contract: Fixed-term apprenticeship agreement, with the role to be made permanent following successful completion of the apprenticeship

About the Role:

As a Trainee Insurance Broker, you will need to complete a variety of tasks including:

  • Build and maintain ongoing relations with clients
  • Take information from clients, to enable assessment of their insurance needs and risk profile
  • Research insurance companies’ policies and negotiate to find the most suitable cover
  • Ensure that clients understand the terms and cover provided
  • Manage client needs throughout the policy life to include any amendments
  • Advise clients in respect of claims and how to mitigate risk
  • Support team members with managing their client base and answering customer queries via telephone and email.

No prior experience is required. You will be given appropriate support and supervision to both carry out your job role and complete the apprenticeship.

With further training and career development opportunities available, this is a really exciting time to join our business and build a long and successful career within the insurance industry.

About you:

The ideal candidate will

  • Have a willingness to learn and a keen interest in the insurance industry
  • Have good customer service skills
  • Display accuracy and attention to detail
  • Be self-motivated and able to use own initiative
  • Have the ability to build relationships, and work well as part of a team
  • Be proficient in using Microsoft Office
  • Able to take and follow instructions
  • have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be committed to completing both the apprenticeship and CII qualification.
  • Have administrative and IT Skills

Qualifications required:

  • 5 GCSE’s 9 to 4 (or equivalent), including Maths and English are essential.
  • 3 A Levels (or equivalent) graded C or above are desirable *OPTIONAL

How to apply:

Please send your CV and a brief cover letter, detailing why you would like to be considered for this role, to APPLY via our careers site.

Please contact:

Smith Robinson- Morely (Leeds): Tracey Mercer, tracey@smith-robinson.co.uk

DRP IB Ltd- York: Jason Lauchlan, jlauchlan@drpinsurance.com

Lloyd Bolam- Macclesfield/ Stockport: Dave Vaughan, dvaughan@drpinsurance.com

DRP IB Ltd- Southport: Paul Brookbanks, pbrookbanks@drpinsurance.com