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Job Title : Property Maintenance Operative -Apprentice
Employer : Merton council
Location : Croydon, London, CR4 3HL
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Maintenance
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00649
Brief Description : An opportunity has become available for an apprentice to join the Early Years Caretaking Team which currently consist of a Facilities Manager, Deputy Facilities Manager and four Early Years (EY) Caretakers.


Qualifications Required : GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent qualification)
Vacancy Detail : The purpose of this role is to work as part of the team of EY Caretakers reporting directly to the Deputy Facilities Manager, to make sure our buildings and grounds provide a safe and positive environment for children, families and staff to use.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

- Carrying out security procedures such as opening/unlocking and closing/locking early year’s buildings. Regular checking of alarms, fire equipment and emergency exits.

- Responding to H&S issues and carrying out general basic repairs and maintenance during operational hours

- Some grounds maintenance duties (weeding, litter picking, tidying etc.)

You will be expected to work a combination of shifts including early, late (night shifts not required), occasional Saturday’s and split shifts to support the early year’s buildings opening and closing times.

Are you interested in learning new skills? Do you like working with people?

Have you good communication skills and enjoy problem solving? Are you ready for your first position in caretaking/building services?

If you have responded ‘Yes’ to these questions, please read the role/job description– Your apprenticeship will be in Property Maintenance Level 2 Apprenticeship and you will be working towards NVQ level 2 qualification. Please follow the link below for more information on this qualification.

Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 35 hours per week
Application Deadline Date : 27/03/2020
Possible Start Date : 10/04/2020
Skills Required : You will need to have good IT skills, ability to work as part of a team and to meet deadlines coupled with a good academic qualifications.
Future Prospects : possibility of full-time employment after successful completion of your apprenticeship
Training to be Provided : Apprenticeship Standard including End point assessment and Functional Skills in Maths and English
Things to consider : Please attach a cover letter and CV in order to be considered for this apprenticeship role.
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