Plumpton College

Maintenance Apprentice

Location
Plumpton, Lewes, BN7 3AE
Salary
Apprenticeship Pay Rates (see below)
Posted
03 Jan 2019
Closes
03 Feb 2019
Job Level
Apprentice
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
Organisational Type
GFE College

Could you be our new Maintenance Apprentice? This is a great opportunity to learn on the job and an NVQ Level 2 certificate in Maintenance Operations.

Full time role with day release for College studies

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Maintenance Apprentice to assist with regular building and equipment maintenance tasks and emergency repairs.

This is a practical job based at Plumpton College where you will work alongside an experienced team who will provide training and support whilst you develop.  This role also offers day release to attend classes at Sussex Downs College in Eastbourne to work towards a NVQ Level 2 certificate in Maintenance Operations.

The ideal candidate will be hardworking, enthusiastic and committed to completing the apprenticeship and earning a formal qualification.  This role would suit an individual who enjoys practical tasks, problem solving and who is responsible and able to work independently.

In order to be considered for this role you must be physically fit and confident to work at heights and in all weather conditions.  You will be competent in English and basic maths.

The rates of pay for this role will be based on the national minimum wage for apprenticeships:

Year 1: £4.00 per hour.

Year 2:

Under 18             £4.20 per hour

Age 18-20            £5.90 per hour

Age 21-24            £7.38 per hour

Age 25+                £7.83 per hour

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as up to 5 efficiency days at Christmas), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and free on-site parking. This is a full time role, working 37.5 hours per week including time spent in classes developing subject knowledge. Standard working hours will be Monday – Friday 8.00am – 4.00pm and this is a 2-year fixed term apprenticeship contract.

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you.

To be considered for this role click "apply" now to complete an application form and an equality and diversity monitoring form.

We reserve the right to call candidates to interview or withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.