Apprentice Plumbing/Heating Engineer

  • Progress Housing Group
  • Leyland, UK
  • Oct 07, 2021

Job Description

JOB TITLE: within Property Services GRADE: APP1 - £9,601 in year 1 LOCATION: Leyland with travel throughout the North West ABOUT THE POST: A fantastic opportunity to ‘earn while you learn’ with one of our new Property Services apprenticeships. We are looking for a Plumbing apprentice to join our busy Property Services team, delivering a range of repairs and maintenance services to our customers:We’d especially like to hear from anyone living in one of our homes or communities. For further support contact our Progress Futures team, this is a free service for Progress Housing Group tenants that helps them access training, apprenticeships and employment support to improve their job prospects and achieve their goals. https://www.progressgroup.org.uk/futures/ Alongside your day-to-day duties, you will complete the Plumbing Apprenticeship Level 3. This is a nationally recognised qualification and the primary objective of the Plumbing Apprentice is to learn and understand how to carry out highly skilled plumbing and maintenance skills and knowledge such as recognising problem sources and how to repair them and put in preventative measures where possible. We need you to be hardworking, customer focused, willing to learn and committed to always working to the best of your ability. You will be self-motivated, passionate about the work you do and have a positive ‘can do’ attitude. In return, you will be given a fabulous opportunity to work directly with our highly skilled operatives, learning a trade, whilst studying for a national qualification and attending college one day each week. We will support you throughout your apprenticeship, ensuring you have everything you need to achieve your goals and ambitions of becoming a full qualified tradesperson. ABOUT PROGRESS HOUSING GROUP: Progress your career with a social purpose, it’s a really good feeling knowing that the work you are doing has a positive impact on people and their local communities. At Progress Housing Group we have a positive impact on people and communities by providing high quality homes, supporting independence and creating opportunities. We help people discover and achieve their aspirations by creating opportunities, providing high quality homes and supporting greater independence. Progress people are unique. They are proud to be Progress. Just like the organisation, they are: Friendly • Enthusiastic • Creative • Dependable • Caring • Knowledgeable This comes across in everything we do. About Property Services It is a great time to join the Property Services team here at Progress Housing Group. We are ambitious, and growing, driven by our purpose to have a positive impact on people and communities by providing high quality homes, supporting independence and creating opportunities. We operate mainly in Lancashire, with some national presence. We are more than a housing provider and consider ourselves unique in the sector because we make a difference to people’s lives in so many ways. Skills Required: You will be a good team player who is able to work of your own initiative. You will have excellent communication skills (both written and spoken), will have the ability to show empathy and will possess excellent time-keeping skills. Must have 4 GCSE’S Grade 4 or above (Maths and English essential). Personal Qualities: The company require a bright, enthusiastic and hardworking individual with a genuine desire to learn and to build a career in Property Services. The company are looking for someone with a positive, highly self-motivating, can-do attitude and who isn’t afraid to ask questions. If learning a trade, studying for a qualification and putting customers at the heart of everything you do sounds like you, then we’d love to hear from you! We’re offering you the opportunity to be part of a fun and exciting team, where you have the opportunity and support to develop and progress your career. A role in a successful, dynamic companyBe a part of a strong team of performance driven colleaguesCompetitive salaryGreat future career prospects for advancementA professional working environment We are committed to offering opportunities to all people, promoting diverse and inclusive communities in the workplace and through everything we do. We offer a range of family friendly and inclusive employment policies to support employees from different backgrounds Additional Information Possess a full driving license (motor car) by the end of the second year of the apprenticeship.To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please click here to view the job description and person specification. Our website can be found www.progressgroup.org.uk Application Closing Date : 16 August 2021 Interview Date : To be confirmed