Property Maintenance Operative Apprenticeships Level 2

SW1A 0AA, London (Greater)
£22,372 per annum
07 Sep 2018
19 Sep 2018
Engineer, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Property Maintenance Operative – Apprenticeship Level 2

Salary: £22,372 per annum
Salary Band: D1
Contract Type: Fixed term for 2 years

Number of Posts: 2

Type of Post: Concurrent
Hours: Full time, 36 hours

Closing date: 19 September 2018 at 23.59

Are you looking to progress and develop your skills within an iconic organisation? This apprenticeship would be a great opportunity to utilise your current skills whilst continuously learning and developing new ones.

This role sits within our Parliamentary Maintenance Team which serves both the Commons & Lords carrying out planned and reactive maintenance requests and maintenance projects on the Parliamentary Estate. The team carry out a range of challenging, varied and diverse tasks within the Palace of Westminster and other Parliamentary offices, working to maintain buildings, engineering systems and furnishings to ensure the estate is a fully-functioning, safe working environment.

The team are seeking an apprentice to ensure that Parliamentary buildings are kept in safe working condition. You will provide first and immediate response to fault finding and ensure the prevention of major damage while considering cost effectiveness, quality and minimising the need for reactive intervention.  

The ideal candidate for this role would have an interest in building an understanding of the mechanism of buildings including electrical, plumbing, plant, safety systems and equipment. They will need to be an effective communicator and show a good understanding of excellent customer service. To apply, candidates must hold GCSEs in English and Maths at grades A-D or equivalent, or be willing to work towards this during their apprenticeship.

Application and selection process

You will be asked to complete a short application form outlining why you are suitable for the role based on the criteria set out below. We will conduct a sift based on the information you provide and successful candidates will be invited to attend a Preparation Workshop on the 26th September 2018 to ensure you have all the information you need to complete a competency based interview, which will be held week commencing 1st October 2018.


Annual leave starting at 30 days pro rata

Civil Service Pension scheme

Interest-free season ticket loan

Child care voucher scheme

Discounted membership of the in-house gym

All applications must be submitted on a House of Commons application form

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