2 Apprentice Multi-trade Operative - MOT Team THE HOUSING PLUS GROUP LIMITED

To carry out high quality maintenance work to the Group’s properties and for external customers as appropriate.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £122.50

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Full time, Monday – Friday

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    18 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001230919

  • Positions

    2 available

To carry out high quality maintenance work to the Group’s properties and for external customers as appropriate.

This post does require the post-holder to carry out duties of a physical nature other than light lifting. 

These could include one or more of the following:

  • Manual work i.e., plastering, painting, bricklaying, general labouring
  • Working at heights
  • Working off site in tenant’s homes
  • To carry out external and internal painting to a high standard including suitable preparation of the surfaces being painted.
  • Maintain, overhaul or replace component parts to windows and doors, including uPVC.
  • Carry out reasonable repairs to joinery prior to painting.
  • Carry out plaster patching and filling to a reasonable standard prior to painting.
  • Repair or replace timber fence panels to include gates and iron works.
  • Clean and clear guttering and rain water goods carrying our quality repairs if appropriate.
  • Replace or re-lay PCC concrete slabs as required.
  • Replace single and/or double glazing units as required.
  • Use of high level cleaning system (Sky Vac).
  • Cleaning of uPVC materials to a satisfactory standard.
  • Clearance of gardens and communal areas.
  • To collect job orders and arrange visits to keep pre-arranged appointments, as appropriate.
  • To carry out jobs according to instructions and to keep materials usage to a minimum consistent with required quality standards, obtaining approval whenever any substantial variation from orders is required.
  • To report to the Repairs Supervisors any additional items or defects encountered during the course of day-to-day work.
  • To ensure that work is carried out in accordance with all Health and Safety at Work regulations and codes of practice, including wearing protective clothing as supplied, and to attend training as requested.
  • To maintain up-to-date knowledge, with training where appropriate, of standards applicable to individual trade.
  • To collect necessary goods from stock or from suppliers.
  • To ensure that all tools, vehicles, equipment and plant used are kept in good, clean working order and serviced regularly.
  • To keep accurate daily and weekly records of work carried out on job tickets and timesheets, in accordance with procedures.
  • To work management directed overtime as required.
  • To maintain a professional and cordial relationship with tenants whose homes are visited.
  • To ensure that the Group’s Equality and Diversity Strategy is fully implemented at all times.
  • To carry out other duties appropriate to this post, as necessary.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • To maintain a professional and cordial relationship with tenants whose homes are visited.
  • To ensure that the Group’s Equal Opportunities Policy is fully implemented at all times.
  • To carry out other duties appropriate to this post, as necessary.
  • To participate in Standby duties for the Section on a rota basis, as and when required by the Group

Personal qualities

  •  Flexible, enthusiastic and 'can-do’ approach to everyday work.
  •  Good work ethic.
  • Passion and right attitude to work.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Maths and English A*- C or Functional Skills or equivalent is preferred.
  • Other: Driving license required

Future prospects

Permanent position available on successful completion of apprenticeship.

About the employer

The Housing Plus Group now provides homes and services to customers across Shropshire and Staffordshire, with 12,000 apartments, houses, bungalows and flats and 600 employees. This makes the Housing Plus Group a significant midlands employer, purchaser and business partner, as well as providing homes and services for communities across two counties.

Employer

THE HOUSING PLUS GROUP LIMITED

Address

Acton Court

Acton Gate

Stafford

ST18 9AP

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Training provider

Maintenance Operations Level 2, you will be required to attend our centre in Newcastle under Lyme, ST5 7AS, on a block release basis. please consider your transport arrangements. You will also gain functional skills if required.

Apprenticeship framework

Construction Building

Training provider

PM Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by PM Training

Contact

01782279121


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Oct 2017