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Apprentice Multi Trades Operative Places for People

Great opportunity to progress your career and gain exposure to the industry whilst flourishing within an engaging environment. To carry out general responsive repairs and an appropriate trade service in both occupied and vacant properties and communal areas. You will earn whilst you learn.

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Closing date: 05 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £184.80 to £356.40

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 09:00 -17:00

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    24 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001794175

  • Positions

    2 available

Duties and responsibilities will include: 

  • To carry out all appropriate instructions issued by Trade Supervisor.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with customers.
  • Ensure all tools are used and stored safely.
  • Ensure that on completion of all works the property is left in a decent and tidy condition.
  • Attend work on time, bringing any relevant equipment or tools that are provided and wearing the uniform and name badge provided.
  • Attend all College training, and other training as directed by the Trade Supervisor.
  • Carrying out work to individual properties and to communal areas as directed by your line manager or supervisor.
  • Carrying out other appropriate, general repairs to individual properties and communal areas as directed by your line manager or supervisor.
  •  Undertaking pre and post inspections on repairs and recording same.
  • Organising a work schedule in conjunction with your supervisor/line manager.
  • Liaising with customers and colleagues on your work schedule.
  • Monitoring own expenditure, keeping accurate records, and understanding the importance of reducing costs and providing an effective, value for money service to customers.
  • Ensure that all of the above are carried out within the health and safety guidelines and the Group’s Health & Safety Policy.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to work on own initiative particularly meeting deadlines, planning and prioritising own workload and problem solving.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to support customers professionally and effectively. 
  • Demonstrate English and mathematics Grade C/4 or above (or equivalent) is work ethic.
  • Apprentices will have to be 18+ as will be accessing residence premises. Due to H&S and insurance, we are unable to employ anyone under this age. 

Personal qualities

  • Friendly.
  • Reliable.
  • Trustworthy.
  • Presentable with a touch of ambition and humour are all factors that make a good team member.
  • To show an aptitude for the trade for which they have been employed.

Desired qualifications

  • English and mathematics Grade D/3 or above (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Further training and a permanent position are available upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Progression - can work towards level 3 upwards, continually offer progression through additional openings even career pathways to site supervisor level 4.

Things to consider

  • Apprentices will have to be 18+ as will be accessing residence premises. Due to H&S and insurance, we are unable to employer anyone under this age.

6 December: Join our online information session:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/places-for-people-apprenticeship-information-session-tickets-196062778047
13 December: Interviews
10 January: Two-week induction programme
24/25 January: Start Level 2 Property Maintenance Operative Apprenticeship


About the employer

Places for People is made up of more than 20 specialist companies, each working to build sustainable communities for all. We pride ourselves on our individual expertise and our ability to collaborate across the Group to provide an unrivalled end-to end placemaking service.

Employer

Places for People

Address

Fen Street

Brooklands

Milton Keynes

MK10 7NP

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Training

Training provider

IXION HOLDINGS (CONTRACTS) LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Ixion Holdings (Contracts) Limited

Contact

Steven Vasiliou 07507558470 steven.vasiliou@ixionholdings.com

  • Property Maintenance Operative level 2 standard. 
  • Ixion Holdings will provide the Apprenticeship Standard.
  • Ixion Holdings will complete functional skills where necessary.
  • Ixion Holdings will ensure Health & Safety, and Equality & Diversity is embedded throughout the course.

Apprenticeship standard

Property maintenance operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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