Job Title : Facilities Services Apprentice
Employer : The Lodge Trust
Location : Market Overton, Leicestershire, LE15 7PL
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Care
Vacancy Reference : VAC-11781
Brief Description : To assist the facilities team and to gain a working knowledge of care home maintenance, management, record keeping and health and safety procedures.
Qualifications Required : GCSE’s in Maths and English at Grade E or above
Equivalent qualifications will be considered
Vacancy Detail : • To assist with daily maintenance and repairs and building and refurbishment projects. This will include:
o Carrying out monthly Health and safety cheeks
o Painting and decorating
o Basic woodwork
o Plumbing and drain cleaning
o Boiler monitoring and general maintenance
o Fire alarm, fire doors and fire extinguisher checking
o Record keeping
• To assists the grounds team and this will include:
o Machinery maintenance
o Mowing and tractor driving
o General grounds maintenance
o Record keeping
• To ensure vehicles are road worthy, and this would include:
o Daily monitoring of defect reports
o Monthly routine maintenance
o Record keeping
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8.30am to 5pm
Salary : £126.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 05/07/2019
Possible Start Date : 15/07/2019
Personal Qualities : • Self-motivated
• Dynamic personality
• Able to be part of a team but also work on own initiative
• Good attention to for detail
Special Requirements: The successful applicant must have a sympathetic attitude towards people with learning difficulties and be prepared to work with people with leaning difficulties. An enhanced DBS check will be required.
Skills Required : • Good practical skills
• Organised approach to work
• Reasonable level of fitness
• Good time management and prioritisation
• To ensure accurate records are kept and this would include:
. a working knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel (Office suite)
. being trained to use our specialist care home IT programme
Future Prospects : Possibility of progression or a full time position may be offered on successful completion of your apprenticeship.
Training to be Provided : • Level 2 Certificate in Facilities Services
• Level 2 Certificate in Facilities Services Principals
• Functional Skills in Maths and English (if required)
• Employment Rights and Responsibilities
• Regular onsite work based assessment carried out by a Tresham assessor
Other Information : With effect from April 1st 2019 the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.90 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship.
For all other Apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.
Things to consider : Only Candidates who have fully completed the Application will be considered. Please be aware that the closing date is subject to change without prior notice.
4 weeks holiday plus all bank holidays.
The site is set on 20 acres of land in a very nice environment.
The stated interview date is set for you to attend an initial interview and assessment at Tresham College Of Further and Higher Education. On successful completion of this, your application will be submitted to the employer for their consideration.
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