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Apprentice- Housing Services (R36DA)

Medway Council
Apprentice Level 2 (£100 per week)
Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
29/08/2014 at 23:30 PM
Medway Council

Please note that this is fixed term contract for 12-18 months.

Medway Council’s Housing Service are looking for apprentices to work with various teams in delivering services to Medway Council tenants and leaseholders.

The successful applicant will work towards a Level 2 Certificate in Housing Practice, validated by the Chartered Institute of Housing, and Functional skills if required.

We are offering this opportunity to the right candidate(s) who are willing and prepared to work hard, study, have a good work ethic and excellent timekeeping. In exchange we offer support from managers and colleagues in our service.

There are lots of benefits to doing an Apprenticeship: you can earn while you learn, in a way that is best suited to you – through direct supervision, training and real work experience.

Key benefits of being an apprentice include:

  • Earning a salary (£100 per week)
  • Annual leave entitlement of 23 days per annum
  • Receiving training
  • Gaining qualifications
  • Learning job-specific skills

 Applicants must hold/have the following:

  • A good standard of education GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths, English and ICT
  • Computer literate in packages such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Along with all other essential requirements as listed in the job profile below.

For an informal discussion please contact Michael Bull on 01634333201.

Medway is a unitary authority in South East England with superb transport links to London.

The council understands that a motivated workforce is the most important factor for it to be successful and achieve its aims. It’s vital that employees feel rewarded for their contribution.

As a Medway Council employee  you  will have the opportunity to develop both professionally and personally by undertaking  relevant training opportunities,  enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including competitive rates of pay and pension scheme along with access to an employee  advice, information and counselling service,  employee forums and  an employee discount scheme for national and local retailers. 

Important Information 

Please note that if you are shortlisted for interview we will normally contact you via email, therefore, please ensure you state this on your application. If you are a current Medway Council employee you will be contacted at your registered work email address only.

Please visit http://www.mindfulemployer.net/employees.html for information on how Medway Council put good practices in place to ensure employees and job applicants who declare mental health issues receive the right level of support.


How to apply

Please complete your application online, by following the attached link. If you take the option to register with us you can save your details and do not have to complete the form in one sitting.

If you are unable to do this and would prefer to be sent a hard copy please contact 01634 333333 ( Monday to Friday 8.00am - 8.00pm, Saturday 9.00am - 1.00pm).

This information can be made available in other formats and languages, by phoning 01634 333333.

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