Facilities Support Apprentice

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Please See Advert Text
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
12/08/2020 23:59
4.15 per hour apprentice wage
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Employment Location:
Base South Hylton House and various units
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Closing date:
12 Aug
Further Information

21 month Apprenticeship

We are looking for a hard-working, motivated and enthusiastic person to join the Environmental Services team as a Facilities Support Apprentice. Regardless of your age, previous experience or qualifications (although you must be at least 16 years of age and not in full-time education), we’re welcoming applications from those that show potential, determination and a drive to succeed. In return we can give you the opportunity to start your career under the management of our experienced housekeeping and janitorial staff, whilst earning, learning and achieving a Level 3 Business Administrator qualification.

In this role you will be responsible for supporting officers in a fast moving environment. You will be friendly and professional; you will demonstrate excellent customer service skills and will be committed to a career in facilities management. You will learn the principles of Health and Safety legislation, safe working practices in Cleaning and Caretaking services are ensure services are delivered to a high quality standard.

As a Facilities Support Apprentice, you will undertake the Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship within your designated place of work. You will be supported through the apprenticeship by a College assessor and you will also receive regular mentoring in the workplace from your supervisor and team.

Previous experience is not necessary to apply for this role as full training will be provided. Candidates should possess good communication skills with the ability to work in a team and on your own initiative. You must either have or expect to achieve 4 GCSE’s at Grades 9 – 4 / A – C in Maths, English and ICT. Candidates who hold an equivalent and relevant qualification are also invited to apply. If you do not have the required qualification, you will be assessed by the training provider to determine if you have the required skills, knowledge, and behaviours to complete the apprenticeship successfully.

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

for an informal discussion please contact Paula Donkin on 0191 561 4582 mobile
07713 332666

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact Operational HR Services by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk Please note that CV’s are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.