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Quick Response Apprentice

Maintenance Jobs

Harborough District Council




LE16 7AG

Job Overview

What you will do in your working day:
This role does involve working with other HDC teams, parish councils, external contractors and in the communities. The work covers the whole of the district and on occasion could take place further afield. You would need to hold a full UK driving licence and could be driving the works van to and from jobs, collecting/delivering materials from suppliers or work equipment from storage. You will need to have some experience using a computer and Microsoft applications mainly for online training courses.

The Quick Response Team plays a vital role within the council. The work is varied and interesting and you would be working with an experienced team member with a wealth of knowledge in all fields, who will give support in developing the necessary skills for this position.

The position includes but is not exhaustive to:
Property compliance and maintenance
Ad-hoc reactive repairs and installations such as street name plates, litter bins and benches
Painting structures
Planned Projects such as trench works, enhancements to churchyards and cemeteries
Health & safety in open spaces. Maintenance of play equipment, repairing or replacing fencing
Maintenance of watercourse and flood defences

The training you will be getting:
You will complete a level 2 apprenticeship in Property Maintenance.

You will complete your training at Leicester College Freemen's Park Campus on a day release.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship:
The successful candidate will be eligible to apply for a permanent position on the Quick Response Team or other internal vacancies.

Skills and Qualifications required

Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade c or Level 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade Grade c or Level 4) Essential

Hours per week

Monday to Friday- 8:00am until 4:00pm. Total hours per week: 37

Closing Date



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Contact Information

Devina Fergus