Apprentice Caretaker

24 May 2019
21 Jun 2019
Candidate Services
Contract Type
Apprentice Caretaker

Salary: £13,500
Job Type: Full Time, 12 Months Fixed Term
Hours: 35 per week
Location: Oldham Office
Benefits: Competitive

About the role:

Reporting to the Oldham PFI Manager, the Apprentice Caretaker is responsible for maintaining a high standard of cleanliness, safety and repair to our estates, blocks and schemes, including community centres. You will work within the Oldham PFI Housing Team but also closely within the Customer Services Directorate to ensure we offer attractive places to live and work for our customers and the wider community.

About You:

The successful candidate will be qualified to minimum GCSE grade C or equivalent in English and maths and have experience of working in a customer focused environment, with a proven ability of delivering a high standard of customer service.

You should have a good understanding of health and safety and Safe working practices and have a willingness to undertake accredited training and to coach others where applicable. You should be able to carry out basic administration and able to use Microsoft Office and other IT systems / programmes.

You must be able to work flexibly and when needed outside normal working hours to ensure service continuity as well as a willingness to work unsociable hours and Bank Holidays.

You may have experience of the following: Apprenticeship, Caretaker, Maintenance Operative, Handyman, Repairs, Health and Safety, DIY, Estates Management, COSHH, Health and Safety, Facilities Management etc.

Please note we will be reviewing applications as we receive them, so the job may be filled before the stated closing date. To avoid disappointment please apply at your earliest convenience.

About our company:

Great Places Housing Group is not your average housing association. We are a forward-thinking, profit-for-purpose business that works hard to improve the lives of residents in our 19,000 homesacross the North West and Yorkshire.

Our work doesn’t stop at our customers’ front door. The surplus we make is invested back into the business to fund building new homes and to provide a full range of support services for some of the most vulnerable members of society including the homeless, young parents, older people and those with mental health needs.

We are extremely proud of our dedicated, passionate and friendly colleagues who live our values and work hard to make a difference every day. Working for us you will be part of something special and in return, we offer a competitive package with a range of enhanced benefits and learning and development opportunities to help you achieve and exceed your potential.