Learnership - Long Term Insurance
Business: Discovery Central Services
Function: Client Service
Date Posted: 08-Oct-2020
Discovery Health (ECP Service Team) Learnership: Long Term Insurance About Discovery Discovery’s core purpose is to make people healthier and to enhance and protect their lives. We seek out and invest in exceptional individuals who understand and support our core purpose, and whose own values align with those of Discovery. Our fast-paced and dynamic environment enables smart, self-driven people to be their best. As global thought leaders, Discovery is passionate about innovating in order to not only achieve financial success, but to ignite positive and meaningful change within our society. About Discovery Health ECP The Eastern Cape Service team (ECPST) is the newest service team in health operations, having grown quickly from under 60 people to over 1100 staff in a few short years, opening up doors to a number of inimitable opportunities for growth and development over this period. ECPST has a unique reporting structure, in that it is further divided into Algoa Bay and Greater Karoo service teams. Both teams are incredibly diverse with a palpable energy akin to no other within Discovery. Key Purpose of the role This Learnership leads to a nationally recognised FETC: Long Term Insurance NQF Level 4 qualification; which consists of structured learning components combined with practical/workplace experience in the Financial Services industry.
Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to Long Term Insurance – Discovery Health: Call Centre: Medical Aid client servicing, claims, new business and health benefits administration
Personal Attributes and Skills
Innovative/ critical thinking/ and problem solving skills
Good attention to detail and levels of accuracy
Sets high standards for quality and quantity and works in a systematic, methodical and orderly manner.
Time management and planning skills
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high pressure environment
Ability to work independently and in a team orientated environment
Service driven, a sense of urgency and a team player.
Adapts to changing circumstances and handles criticism well and learns from it.
Education and Experience Grade 12 is essential.
Maths (Minimum Level 4 – 50%)
English (Minimum Level 4 – 50%)
Maths Literacy (Minimum Level 5 - 60% )
2nd language (Minimum Level 4 – 50%)
May have an incomplete tertiary qualification (advantage) Specific Requirements:
Not be engaged in post Matric studies or formal employment;
Not have completed any previous Learnership.
Be between the ages of 18 and 25 years;
Have effective communication skills in the written & verbal English language;
Possess basic computer skills mainly MS Excel & MS Outlook
EMPLOYMENT EQUITY The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.