Apprentice Maintenance Surveyor

Home Group
Leeds, West Yorkshire
0 - £9,999
11 Jun 2021
11 Jul 2021
Full Time
Organisation Type


Maintenance Surveyor Apprentice (Level 3)

Yorkshire, Leeds

30 months duration (with career progression opportunities available)

Full Time (37.5 hpw)

Pay from £4.62 to £8.91 per hour depending on your age (plus you'll achieve an accredited professional qualification - which we pay for and give you time to study towards ? how awesome!)

Shaping our future with brilliant apprentices! That's when it hits home.

At Home Group, we're building for the future. We're building homes, independence and aspirations supported by our brilliant apprentices who are our next leaders, achievers and future industry thinkers. 

So, what's so great about our apprenticeships? Well, your wage will be higher than the national apprenticeship minimum wage, so start planning what to spend that extra cash on! You'll be employed for a 30-month period to get stacks of experience and launch your career and if you work hard and do well there's a great chance that you'll go on to enjoy a permanent role within Home Group. The good news is that the majority of our apprentices do stay with us. So, this really could be the start of a brilliant and rewarding career!

Some of our apprentices say "Working at Home Group enables me to earn while I learn and without university debt? and "I would happily tell anyone thinking of becoming an apprentice that it provides a worthwhile qualification and experience that could lead to a very good career".

About the role                        

Our maintenance team are responsible for making sure that our customers; receive a first-class service to keep their homes in full working order. From replacing a tap washer to looking at major structural issues, there are no 2 days the same.

In this role you?ll learn loads! We expect that your experience at college, practical experience on site and working with our partner contractors will ensure you get a full understanding of construction and maintenance coupled with developing brilliant customer service skills.

Your manager will be Sara, who has worked for Home Group for 8 years and is an expert in Health and Safety as well as maintenance. Away from work, you?ll either find her exploring the countryside or enjoying one of her fabulous homemade cakes with friends.

You will be fully funded to complete, and given time to study towards, a Surveying Technician apprenticeship at Leeds College of Building on a day release basis during term-time (we?ll pay for your travel too!). We?ll make sure that what you learn at college, you will get to apply on the job in a practical way, setting you up to achieve great things in your career at Home Group.

Who we?re looking for

We need you to meet our entry requirements which is four GCSE or equivalent including Maths and English at grade C/4 or above and preferably a Science subject too.

You?re going to really impress us if you have an interest in maintenance already and have a burning desire to build on the skills you already have. We also would love someone to have some customer service skills or experience that you can bring to the role. You will need to work hard to achieve your qualification, but we will make sure that we help you every step of the way and give you as much experience as we can.

As this is a community based role, you?ll need to travel around to spend time with your customers. You could do this role using public transport, or if you drive and have access to a car that would also be amazing! (we pay your expenses to cover this use!)

We?re different at Home

Home Group play a big part in tackling prejudice and discrimination.  We want you to be yourself at here and value everything that makes you unique. Whatever your race, sexuality, disability, religion, gender or even non-gender, we recognise and celebrate your differences. Together we make Home Group a great place to work!

What?s on offer?

Our apprenticeship programme is a combination of a nationally accredited professional qualification, a competitive salary as well as a fantastic range of benefits, will make a real difference to your life inside and outside of work.

You?ll also be offered coaching, enjoy a range of benefits which include high street discounts, tech schemes and health benefits such as gym discounts, and you?ll get a NUS Student Discount Card for even more savings. Find out more in our Apprenticeship candidate pack

Our apprentices say, ?So pleased I will be getting a NUS (student discount) card from my employer ? another reason to say that Home Group is a great place to work.?

To top this off, we also have a full recognition scheme including an annual Apprentice Award Ceremony ? will you be our next future Star?

The job for you?

Great, all you need to do now is upload a covering letter and your CV. Please do include the covering letter as we really want to know more about what you will bring to the role, your experience and for you to tell us how you live our values every day.  To help, we?ve created a template for both which you can download in the job section of our website and if you are viewing the vacancy on our current job page by clicking here.

Want to know more?

If you?re not reading this advert on our careers pages, press the APPLY NOW button to access lots of useful stuff! You?ll be able to download the Maintenance Surveyor Apprentice Level 3 Job Description and find out more about Home Group. We?ve also got this brilliant Apprentice video and we know you?ll want to find out more about our award winning benefits and rewards package!

To apply

Don?t delay applying for this brilliant job, as we may close it early if we get lots of applications! Just upload your CV and your covering letter (don?t forget to attach this, as we really want to know more about you!). If you need them, we?ve also got some great templates to help you.

During Covid

We?re continuing to deliver services for our customers during the COVID-19 pandemic, and our brilliant colleagues are at the very heart of making that happen. We?re doing things a little differently at the moment, so to keep everyone safe, we?ll engage with you digitally where possible. Check out our awesome video to find out more on how our colleagues have felt supported here during the outbreak.

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