Property Maintenance Apprentice HENGOED PARK LIMITED

Working as a Property Maintenance Apprentice, your role will be to assist in ensuring that buildings, ground and equipment are in a safe working condition. You will be expected to complete level 2 apprenticeship and have, or develop, an understanding of basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing and decorating.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Starting pay will depend on interviews it will either be the 18-20 band of £6.56 per hour, but if we felt someone had more potential we would offer the 21+ rate of £8.36

  • Working week

    Thanks Hours are full time 0800 – 1600 – Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Job outline:

Working as a Property Maintenance Apprentice, your role will be to assist in ensuring that buildings, ground and equipment are in a safe working condition.

You will be expected to complete Level 2 Apprenticeship and have, or develop, a understanding of basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing and decorating.

Main Duties:

  • 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
  • Adhere to existing working practices, methods and procedures. Undertake relevant training and development activities and respond positively to new and alternative systems
  • To maintain skills at current level and to undertake such training and development as may be required
  • Take responsibility for the health and safety of oneself and others in the workplace, particularly in respect of: 

o    Accident reporting

o    Lone working procedures

o    Safeguarding procedures


  • Kitchen hygiene
  • Food preparation
  • Risk management- ensuring you use chemicals in accordance with our COSHH policy.
  • Any other duties as required commensurate with your grade and skill level

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Property Maintenance Operative level 2
  • Mentoring from senior staff
  • Day release at Telford College for 1 day per week
  • Regular assessor visits

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full-time employment and chance to add to responsibilities and duties

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Flexible Attitude, Committed, Determined


GCSE or equivalent English Language or Literature (Grade 2 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 2 or above) Essential

Things to consider

The opportunity is based in a care home with adults who can be vulnerable. An understanding nature and discretion are an absolute must. You will also need to travel to Telford College for one day per week term time, you must be committed and reliable to do this.

About the employer

Based in rural Shropshire, Hengoed park specialises in care and support of people who are living with alcohol related brain damage, substance abuse-induced neurocognitive disorders. We work hard to ensure that their care is to a high quality.







SY10 7EE

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Training provider



Lora Rogers

01952 642452

Apprenticeship standard

Property maintenance operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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