30/07/2019 The Growth Company 2019-09-12T00:00:00+00:00 Manchester M21 7QP
GBP ‭14,248‬


  • Sector: engineering, manufacturing
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: ‭14,248‬
  • Level: 2
  • Reference: 31176

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About this opportunity

The Apprentice multi-skilled operative will undertake a wide range of repairs basic work and maintenance on all Great Places property types whilst observing and assisting the qualified operative with more complex tasks or jobs.

A normal day would include:

• Meet with your training mentor to start the day
• Look at the appointments assigned to you for the day
• Plan your route and set off for your first job
• Attend all appointments in the day, updating your mobile device in real time
• Conduct a range of basic repairs tasks
• Shadow and observe more complex repairs jobs, assisting the qualified operative as instructed
• Liaise with the Planning team for any queries
• Accept any emergencies as they may come through in the day and accommodate into your diary
• Debrief with your training mentor/RFM

What you could go on to do:
This apprenticeship position will provide you with the opportunity to complete the required Level 2 training to progress into a Level 3 trade specific role to specialise as a multi-skilled joiner or plumber, or transition to the level 2 Electrical qualification to work towards becoming a qualified Electrician.

There may be opportunities for successful applicants to then progress into a permanent role with the employer, starting as a trainee progressing through to a permanent fully qualified operative through gaining the appropriate experience and skills, and demonstrating the behaviours required to promote the company positively to customers and stakeholders.

How you will be supported:
Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role. The employer will also provide you with a workplace mentor to support your development within the role as well as lots of additional training and development opportunities and enable you to participate in a range of organisational projects to enhance the skills you develop even further.

What will happen next:
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

How you could get there
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

What you should have to apply

• Qualified to minimum GCSE level 4 or equivalent in English and maths

Personal Qualities

• Personally positive and highly motivated with a flexible approach
• A high level of attention to detail and a commitment to quality and excellence
• The ability to work well during periods of change or uncertainty
• Able to work as part of a team as well as on own initiative
• Professional and value led with integrity, inclusivity and respect for diversity
• Commitment to work in partnership with others for the benefit of Great Places
• Ability to work flexibly and when needed outside normal working hours
• Ambitious with a personal drive to succeed
• Ability to perform under pressure and persists in the face of adversity
• Takes ownership of work and follows through to a satisfactory conclusion
• Able to live the organisations values and demonstrate the ability to create effective working relationships in line with these
• Work effectively under one-to-one guidance and as part of a wider team
• Ability to understand one strength and limitations within the role


• A requirement to meet the key criteria for and undertake training as required under the Apprenticeship programme
• A requirement to meet the key criteria for and undertake training as required under the Apprenticeship programme
• Methodical approach to solving queries
• Ability to work on own initiative, but understand level of responsibility within the team
• Ability to interact with a wide range of people
• Ability to prioritise work and manage a number of tasks concurrently
• Ability to complete tasks in an accurate and timely manner when working under pressure
• Good written and verbal communication
• Ability to work effectively with colleagues and other stakeholders to give information/find information/resolve problems
• Organisation and ability to time-manage work load
• Able to deliver a high standard of customer service
• The ability to develop and project a positive image of Great Places through personal, written and oral skills

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