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Apprentice Premises Officer RAWLINS ACADEMY

Are you looking for a career in Facilities Management? Rawlins Academy in Quorn, Leicestershire has a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to join their Facilities team as an Apprentice Premises Officer. This is a chance to work in a busy and dynamic school and to acquire skills and knowledge.

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Closing date: 24 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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 - Thursday, 08:00 - 16:00 and Friday, 08:00 - 15:30, with a 30-minute unpaid break each day.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    26 May 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

The Apprentice Premises Officer will be responsible for assisting the premises team with the general upkeep of the academy premises and grounds, and for providing a safe, secure, clean and warm environment for all children, staff and visitors.

Key responsibilities - what you are responsible for:

Maintenance responsibilities:

  • To assist in the set-up of academy events, such as assemblies, lunch, open evenings and performances
  • Litter picking and emptying of bins
  • Undertaking scheduled checks of systems, equipment and facilities
  • General maintenance and upkeep of the site and its fittings
  • Assist in refurbishment work undertaken by the Premises Team
  • Distributing parcels and other materials to the relevant areas of the school
  • Assist in first aid (after training)
  • To assist the cleaning team, if required


  • Ensure entrance gates and doors are locked or opened as appropriate
  • Accompany contractors/visitors
  • To receive training in the setting of alarm systems and responding appropriately to activation of alarms

Health & Safety:

  • To ensure the safe delivery and storage of chemicals and other materials on the site
  • To deal with maintenance issues which would impact on health and safety as a priority

To perform any other duties which may reasonably be required by the Premises Manager or other senior staff in charge of facilities.

Commitment to Rawlins values which are based on Christian values.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • Excellent punctuality and attendance
  • Reliability and integrity
  • Ability to manage time effectively
  • The ability to engender a team spirit and a pride in Rawlins
  • Good relationships with staff and students
  • Good judgement and knowing when to seek advice or support

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades E/2 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English (If you do not already meet these criteria, we will ask you to sit initial assessments to indicate which level you are currently working at).

Future prospects

To secure permanent position within the business.

Things to consider

Satisfactory references and Enhanced DBS clearance are essential.

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About the employer

Secondary School with Sixth Form based in Quorn, Leicestershire. Two specialists’ units (moderate learning difficulties and Autism base). 1564 pupils currently on roll. Secondary School with Sixth Form based in Quorn, Leicestershire. Two specialists’ units (moderate learning difficulties and Autism base). 1564 pupils currently on roll.




Loughborough Road


LE12 8DY

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Brooksby Melton College


Apprenticeship Team (SMB College Group) 01530519001

Level 2 Property Maintenance Operative apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Block release to our Stephenson campus, Coalville. (Part of the SMB Group)
  • Functional skills if necessary
  • On-the-job training
  • Off-the-job training
  • Safeguarding
  • Manual Handling
  • Other training to be identified

Apprenticeship standard

Property maintenance operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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