Property and Maintenance Support Apprentice LANDONA HOUSE LTD

As part of the Maintenance Team, you will work with an experienced maintenance operative and be supported with training and mentorship. You will also take care of the general maintenance and upkeep of the care home and gardens. This role could be perfect for you if you have great communication, time-management and planning skills.

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Closing date: 14 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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

    8am - 4pm Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Average daily duties include but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining our buildings and gardens to the highest possible standards, creating positive first impressions and making a difference in the lives of our residents in this varied and fulfilling role
  • Helping to maintain a happy atmosphere and a good level of care based on our values
  • Testing fire alarms, plumbing electrics, joinery and decorating throughout all areas of the home
  • Ensuring surrounding areas are maintained
  • Attending staff meetings
  • Complying with all health and safety legislation in a safe manner
  • Completing all training as determined by the home
  • Developing understanding and skills to reduce the risk of abuse or neglect to adults who need care and support. Employee's need to ensure they fully understand their safeguarding responsibility
  • Ensuring that adults are safeguarded in a way that recognises their choice and control
  • Ensuring that the safeguarding and whistle blowing policies are always adhered too
  • Using tools equipment in a safe manner, reporting to the manager with all general maintenance and updates with duties required of you

The training you will be getting

  • The successful applicant will achieve a Property Maintenance Operative apprenticeship at Level 2
  • Training will require attending college one day per week (during term time) or 6 hours a week at your place of work during non-term times
  • Functional skills in maths and English (if required)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There is a possibility of being retained as a full-time employee at one of the company's local sites. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Team working, Planning, Time Management, Interpersonal


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

Applicant may on occasion work at other sites such as Warrington when needed.

About the employer

Landona house Ltd is a family run group, with the ethos of person-centred care and empathy. We create a culture of home from home and strive to achieve the highest standards of care for all the residents within our care. We value our staff team and ensure they receive support and training to be equipped for all and any aspects of their role.




Beechcroft Nursing and Residential Care Home

Lapwing Grove



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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Connie Forsyth

Apprenticeship standard

Property maintenance operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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