Property Maintenance Apprentice Maples Community Care

Our apprentice will be trained in property maintenance, ensuring all aspects of the property are kept in a safe working condition. The main purpose of the role is to work with the team to learn new skills in order to carry out maintenance on our properties and their grounds to ensure our service users live in safe and comfortable accommodations.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday: 8am to 4pm. Breaks TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Learn new skills in all aspects of repairs and maintenance of properties & grounds
  • Moving furniture and equipment
  • Ability to learn new basic repairs skills including painting & decorating work, gardening and delivering these on site
  • Carry out any other duties that may be required by the organisation such as garden maintenance
  • You will work within a team and be self-motivated in order to achieve Maples's goals of supporting clients to live independently
  • You will be passionate about this work and willing to learn new skills in all areas of maintenance

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

Level 2 Property Maintenance Operative apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • You will work alongside a workplace mentor to successfully learn the knowledge skills and behaviours in order to be successful in the role

This apprenticeship programme is assessed via end point assessment, which includes undertaking a project, and a conducting a professional discussion about the competencies you have gained with an external assessment agency.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential for full time employment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Interested in maintenance, Be self-motivated, Good time keeping, Reliable, Empathetic and patient, Willingness to learn, Flexible, Punctual, Approachable


GCSE or equivalent English & Maths (Grade 4 / C) Essential
Other Driving License (Grade Full) Desired

Things to consider

Preferably physically fit with experience of working in a physically demanding environment as it is a physical demanding job. Preferably have basic knowledge and experience in a similar role. Preferably over the age of 18 as may be working more than 37.5 hours a week, but will be discussed at interview.

About the employer

The Maples Community is a group of organisations working together to provide specialist rehabilitation, recovery and accommodation services in the southwest. We specialise in providing community based solutions to people with complex unmet needs that are transitioning out of psychiatric hospital, or are at risk of readmission. We have divisions dedicated to working with people who have been diagnosed with complex post-traumatic stress disorder, learning difficulties, enduring acute mental health disorders or have forensic histories. We assess each individuals needs to provide a bespoke package of support and accommodation that caters specifically to them. We take great care to place individuals within an environment suitable to their development. Our accommodation ranges from single occupancy independent units, to specialist multiple occupancy houses with onsite staffing. Our objective with all clients is to promote and maximise independence, health, wellness and social recovery through the utilisation of bespoke support planning, innovative support delivery and nationally recognised risk management.


Maples Community Care


Suite C

Verona House

Filwood Road

BS16 3RX

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Training provider



Apprenticeship Team


Apprenticeship standard

Property maintenance operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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