Maintenance Operative Apprentice

Coventry | Other

Job Title: Maintenance Operative Apprentice

Location: Coventry area

Office located: Serco AASC, Birkdale House, Kelvin Close, The Links , Warrington, WA3 7PB

Working Week: 37.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday, 7.5 hour shifts between 8 am - 6pm

Salary: £17,000 Per annum

Apprenticeship Qualification: Level 2 Property Maintenance Operative

Expected Apprenticeship Duration:  24 months 


Looking to kickstart your career in property maintenance?


We, at Serco, are looking to recruit an Apprentice Property Maintenance Operative to support our AASC contract.


As an Maintenance Operative Apprentice for AASC you will provide building maintenance services and contribute towards the delivery of a safe and secure environment for people living on the property. You will carry out both planned and reactive maintenance tasks, whilst under supervision to ensure that all properties in the portfolio meet the required standards under the AASC contract. 


Serco has a strong commitment to apprentices and training and as a successful Serco apprentice, you will be provided with unparalleled support throughout the duration of your programme. You will develop the skills you need for the job by working alongside your colleagues and getting hands on experience. You will be helped to build relationships with peers, allowing you to achieve your professional development objectives. Full training and support will be given for this role.



About the role


Key accountabilities:


  • Ensure that there is no hazard to users of the property and check all relevant property reports before undertaking works in the properties, e.g. asbestos, potentially dangerous persons, structural reports. Any hazards report to line manager or supervisor.
  • Comply with all relevant health and safety legislation and the relevant Serco safety standards when on duty
  • Purchase materials from approved Serco suppliers, as per internal processes and agreements and ensure all documentation relating to materials is kept in order to reconcile transactions and tasks
  • Remove all waste from properties when in attendance and ensure that it is recycled, where possible, or disposed of as per local regulations.



More about you


We are looking for somebody who is, enthusiastic, confident, determined and hardworking and who is happy to constantly learn and develop new skills with an interest in Property Maintenance.  You will be proactive, resourceful and efficient with a can-do attitude and committed to Serco's Values of Trust, Care, Innovation and Pride. The ideal candidate will have GCSE'S grades A* to C (or 9 to 4 in the new grading system) in Maths and English or the acceptable equivalent.


A driver's license is required for the role, as you will be asked to drive within the region and occasionally within the UK, however the van is provided.



Things to consider


You will be subject to security screening before the final offer of employment is made

The role is physical and there will be a requirement to be mobile for most of the working period.

You will be subject to online assessments as part of the assessment process

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all offers of employment are subject to security clearance checks and approval by the Home Office.



About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.



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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.


We see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates. We're a proud holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard and we actively encourage applications from females, those with disabilities or from an ethnic minority background. 

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