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Apprentice Caretaker Level 2 St Bonaventures Rc Primary School

To co-ordinate the security of the school buildings, carry out a programme of maintenance work and monitor the repair and maintenance work of others.

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Closing date: 27 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £247.00

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 32.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    03 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001793585

  • Positions

    1 available

Key Job Outcomes:

1. Security

To ensure the safety and security of designated buildings by:

  • Limiting access to authorised personnel
  • Responding appropriately to emergencies
  • Locking and unlocking the school buildings and grounds
  • Working safely and sharing H&S information with the other school staff

 

2. Maintenance

To ensure the maintenance of the school’s grounds, buildings and facilities to standards proscribed by the Governors by:

  • arry out repairs to the fabric of the building, for example repairs to walls, doors, doorframes, skirting boards or plaster damage to internal walls
  • Understand and maintain plumbing and drainage systems, for example repairs to WC systems, leaking taps or water testing and unblocking drains
  • Maintain high levels of water hygiene within a building
  • Understand and maintain electrical distribution, safe repair and installation to legal requirements, for example replacing damaged sockets, plugs, lighting and fuses
  • Understand and maintain plant, safety systems and equipment
  • Demonstrate and implement energy, environment and sustainable practices
  • Understand and maintain grounds and external fabrication of a building, such as drainage and guttering
  • Understand and demonstrate the safe use of hand tools, for example screwdrivers, power drills, pliers, paper strippers, and a variety of other tools used in plumbing and carpentry
  • Demonstrate and understand the importance of the control of resources and stock
  • Understand and demonstrate the principles of Planned Preventative Maintenance
  • Under how to prepare for refurbishment or deep clean of equipment and surfaces
  • Carry out repairs and reactive maintenance
  • Record and report information accurately either internally or externally
  • Ensuring that items of equipment and disposable resources pertaining to the job are stored securely

This job description sets out the key outcomes required. It does not specify in detail the activities required to achieve these outcomes.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Desired skills

  • Completed 1st year of apprenticeship or have proven experience in the industry
  • Completed CSCS training card - preferred but not essential 
  • Be prepared to work as part of a team

Personal qualities

  • Must be keen and enthusiastic with a willingness to learn
  • Be responsible for travelling to and from the required place of work
  • Be prepared to accept instruction from line manager, mentor and supervisor
  • Honest
  • Be accepting of the standards expected when working within the local authority
  • Accept the working hours specific to which site they are placed on – within guidelines of Apprenticeship working regulations
  • Hard working
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy

Desired qualifications

Grade 3/D or above maths & English or equivalent.

Future prospects

You will be supported with progression on completion of this apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Being able to drive / have a driving licence would be an advantage (although not essential).

An enhanced DBS will be required due to working in a school. 


About the employer

St Bon's is a highly regarded catholic primary school. Our aim is to provide a nurturing environment in which every child and adult feel valued. This involves intellectual, social, moral, spiritual and physical development enabling each child to reach their potential.

St Bon's Church is actively involved in the life of the school. We are an inclusive school and through our curriculum we aim to make learning exciting and relevant as well as celebrating diversity. There are many learning opportunities in the form of hands-on experience, visits and visitors to enrich children's understanding and broaden their knowledge. St Bonaventure's - Striving to be the best we can, guided by the light of Christ.

Employer

St Bonaventures Rc Primary School

Address

Egerton Road

Bristol

BS7 8HP

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Training

Training provider

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE AND STROUD COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE AND STROUD COLLEGE

Contact

Elaine Baillie 07920181729 elaine.baillie@sgscol.ac.uk

A Property Maintenance Operative Level 2 will use their knowledge and understanding of basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing and decorating to;

  • Understand and demonstrate the importance of Health and Safety in the workplace
  • Comply with organisational safety, policies and procedures and identify hazards and reduce them
  • Consider safety compliance with a diverse sector of client groups
  • Understand and demonstrate the importance of working safely at height
  • Carry out repairs to the fabric of a building, for example repairs to walls, doors, doorframes, skirting boards or plaster damage to internal walls
  • Understand and maintain plumbing and drainage systems, for example repairs to WC systems, leaking taps or water testing and unblocking drains
  • Maintain high levels of water hygiene within a building
  • Understand and maintain electrical distribution, safe repair of electrical installation to legal requirements, for example replacing damaged sockets, plugs, lighting and fuses
  • Understand and maintain plant, safety systems and equipment
  • Demonstrate and implement energy, environment and sustainable practices
  • Understand and maintain grounds and external fabrication of a building, such as drainage and guttering
  • Understand and demonstrate the safe use of hand tools, for example screwdrivers, power drills, pliers, paper strippers and a variety other tools used in plumbing and carpentry
  • Demonstrate and understand the importance of the control of resources and stock
  • Understand and demonstrate the principles of Planned Preventative Maintenance
  • Understand how to prepare for refurbishment or deep clean of equipment and surfaces
  • Carry out repairs and reactive maintenance
  • Understand the importance of customer service
  • Record and report information accurately either internally or externally

College attendance for the delivery of this apprenticeship is mandatory for all apprentices.

Apprenticeship standard

Property maintenance operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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