Property Maintenance Apprentice

Wingston , Leicester | Other

Job Title: Property Maintenance Apprentice 

Location: HMP Fosse Way, Leicester, LE18 4WS  

Working Week: 37.5 hrs, Monday to Friday 08:00 to 16:30  
Salary: £22,000 per annum plus 25 days per annum 
Apprenticeship Qualifications: L2 Property Maintenance  

Expected Apprenticeship Duration: 24 months 


Is this the right career for you? 

As a Property Maintenance apprentice, you will receive on-site training and assist with supporting the Facility Maintenance team at HMP Fosse Way.  

Serco has a strong commitment to apprentices and training. As a successful Serco apprentice, you will be provided with unparalleled support throughout your programme and beyond with endless opportunities for career progression within the business. 



Day to day you'll be involved in: 

  • Providing building maintenance services to a designated area including fault fixes, cosmetic repairs garden maintenance, reporting repairs, and maintenance action. 

  • Ensuring 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, and structural reports.  

  • Complying with all relevant health and safety legislation and the relevant Serco safety standards when on duty 

  • Removing all waste from properties when in attendance and ensure that it is recycled, where possible, or disposed of as per local regulations. 

  • Regularly reporting to the Facility Manager the progress of repairs and pre-planned maintenance, particularly where tasks may take longer than scheduled. 


What's in it for you? 

We are looking for an individual who can work with other maintenance operatives while learning the role and carrying out both planned and reactive maintenance tasks. 

  • Onsite learning is paid and completely transferable 

  • Pension scheme 

  • 25 days annual leave 

  • Health & Wellbeing Benefits 

  • Opportunity to gain practical experience in a professional environment 

  • Full training and support provided 

  • A chance to work with a supportive and experienced team 

  • A pathway to a potential career  

  • Serco discounts which include cinema, online shopping discounts, leisure centre memberships, and much more 




Preparing for your recruitment journey: 

 As part of our recruitment process, you will be required to complete assessments as part of your application. If you are successful, you will be invited to a face-to-face interview.  


Our provider will require you to take a skill scan and undertake initial assessments if you are selected for the apprenticeship. 


You must have GCSEs Grades A* to C or 9 to 4 under the new grading system including Maths and English (or acceptable equivalent). 


You will be required to undergo security checks, which include a check of criminal records. (the 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.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, 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 and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. 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.

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

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14/12/2023 01:35:00
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