You will be surprised at the number of jobs currently available in Cornwall that require no prior experience in this field of work. Job hunting can be tricky and sometimes you will see a job you might be perfect for and even with the right qualifications you will find that your application fails because you have no experience.
Whether you’re looking to get your foot in the door in your chosen industry or looking to change jobs, there are plenty of good reasons why you might want to find a job that requires no experience but a willingness to learn. . .
We looked at some of the jobs that go beyond experience and focus more on the character traits of their employees when accepting applicants. Although some positions require certain qualifications, all relevant training will be provided once you start.
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Scroll down to take a look and let us know what you think of some of these jobs in the comments section. We would also like to hear from you if you have been successful in a job you started with no experience.
Eden Project, peer
Their events department is responsible for organizing a number of different events, from weddings to awards dinners and Sessions Plus events. Excellent customer service is required, previous reception and bar experience is a plus, but training can be provided.
You will provide an efficient and efficient front desk service, providing visitors with a range of enjoyable and comfortable dining experiences at Eden’s various dining outlets. Hours will vary each week, but will include regular weekend and evening work.
Although no experience is required, the incumbent will have basic numeracy and literacy to be able to read and understand instructions and handle cash transactions. They will need to work towards a Level 2 Food Safety Certificate and a Level 2 NVQ in Customer Service.
Salary: £9.90 per hour
Callestick Farm Ice Cream Ltd, Truro
You will be responsible for the production and packaging of ice cream and sorbets according to the highest food safety and quality standards. In addition to unloading products from conveyors and moving them into freezers, you will communicate any issues or defects to the production supervisor and ensure that all records and documents are completed accurately.
No experience is necessary and full training will be provided on the start date. Progression and responsibility are also available to the right candidate.
Salary: £19,750 – £21,000 per year
Cobra Coffee – Starbucks Franchisee, Truro
You will focus on making and serving quality beverages and products, maintaining a clean and comfortable store environment, and embracing company values by providing “Legendary Customer Service”. You will also follow operational policies and procedures including cash handling and ensure everyone is safe in the store.
No previous experience is necessary to be a barista, but they would like people to like contributing to a team, show commitment and flexibility, and want to expand their knowledge. They will train you and make sure you have what you need to provide the best customer experience.
Pay: £9.00 – £9.50 per hour
Educational Support Worker
They are recruiting a number of full-time and part-time support workers and teaching assistants to work at one of their Special Educational Needs (SEN) schools based in the Launceston area. Young people have a primary diagnosis of autism and/or Asperger’s. There are permanent full-time opportunities as well as part-time opportunities.
No experience is necessary, full training is provided and is fully supported by an experienced and dedicated team. If you are looking to enter the education industry and want to become a teaching assistant, this is a great stepping stone.
Salary: £19,450 – £20,240 per year
health care assistant
Court Hendra, peer
The role of the Health Care Assistant is to help residents live full, happy and healthy lives, by providing person-centered care, meaningful activities, support and companionship; helping residents enjoy every day by ensuring they receive the quality care, support and opportunities for growth they deserve.
Experience in the field of health and social care is preferred but not essential. You will need a nursing certificate or NVQ level 2 or higher in health and social care – or a drive to pass.
Salary: £9.50 – £12.50 per hour
- £9.50 per hour (no previous experience or qualifications)
- £10.00 per hour (once completion of care certificate / NVQ L2 and above qualifications
- Increased remuneration for weekends (time and term)
- Increased pay for statutory holidays (double time)
Smith and Reed Recruitment, Falmouth
This is a temporary position and they are currently looking for several candidates to join their expanding manufacturing business in Falmouth. This is an opportunity for those looking for permanent employment and can potentially lead to permanent employment.
Previous assembly or fabrication experience is preferred, but not essential as full training will be provided.
The role requires good hand-to-eye coordination, attention to detail and a willingness to learn new skills within a team environment.
Salary: £10.80 per hour
Havencare, St Austell
It houses around six or seven people living in their own flat with individual support at different times of the day and access to a support center at all other times. You will work a combination of one-on-one support hours, with people with complex needs.
In general, they are looking for people who will bring energy, be creative and innovative in supporting individuals. In addition to being someone who can provide communication in variable formats, respond to individualized sensory needs.
Experience preferred but not essential as a range of training courses are offered – these promote a ‘values based recruitment campaign’.
Salary: £10.40 per hour
Customer Service Advisor
Corserv LTD, Bodmin
As a Customer Service Advisor, you will be the first point of contact for many vulnerable people living in their communities and answer a wide range of questions. You will need to demonstrate a high level of empathy and patience with their clients to ensure they feel supported in their interactions with their team.
Experience is not necessary, however, you will need to be able to demonstrate strong communication skills with a good ability to resolve queries from business customers and the public, offering solutions to a wide variety of situations.
Bar and wait staff
Search Parkdean Resorts
You will prepare the restaurant for an “exceptional customer experience”, serve all guests and take orders with a warm and welcoming smile. No experience is necessary as long as you bring the passion and “Parkdean fun”, they will provide you with all the tools you need to succeed.
Pay: up to £9.50 per hour
Cafe Nero, Falmouth
As an Assistant Manager you will support the management of the store, providing excellent customer service and the highest standards of coffee and food. No experience is necessary as the training will be provided on the job.
Salary: £9.30 per hour