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JOHN SMEDLEY Apprenticeship in Fashion & Textiles (2 posts)

We have opportunities for 2 Apprenticeships in Fashion & Textiles. The roles involves learning to operate a cup seamer sewing machine, seaming knitwear and checking for any faults in the work. The Company provide World Class knitwear and is based in the beautiful Derbyshire countryside at Lea Mills, Matlock, Derbyshire.

Successful applicants will receive an Intermediate Apprenticeship in Fashion & Textiles including a NVQ Level 2 in Manufacturing Textile Products; a Level 2 Technical Certificate and Functional Skills in Maths & English (subject to prior qualifications).

The Apprentice positions will last for 13 months and may lead to permanent roles for the right candidates. The rate of pay will commence at the National Apprenticeship rate but will be reviewed at regular intervals increasing as training and agreed levels of performance are achieved. Working hours are 39 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

The Company offers excellent benefits including 32 days holiday (including statutory and bank holidays), a contributory pension scheme and a subsidised canteen.

If you are interested, please contact Rachel Royston-Webb, HR & Training Manager, John Smedley 01629 530424 or email

Closing Date For Applications: 30th June 2018

Interviews To Be Held: Week Commencing 2nd July 2018

Possible Start Date: Week Commencing 3rd September 2018