Hostel Caretaker Apprentice
Fixed Term Contract for 18 Months
£19,347 - £20,001 (Scale 2)
Hackney is London's most diverse and dynamic borough. Stretching from the edge of the City, to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, it is an area of rapid economic growth, particularly in the tech, media, fashion and other creative industries. Hackney has more green space than any other inner London borough, some of the capital's best schools, and first class transport connections, which combined with excellent local public services and a thriving arts, cultural and retail sector, are fast making it one of London's most popular areas to live, work and visit. The challenge for Hackney is to make sure that the borough's economic growth provides benefits for everyone who lives here, and to create opportunities that will transform the lives of local people.
The purpose of this role is to enhance the service provided to residents in temporary accommodation, be proactive and ensure a customer focussed approach in the management and running of the Council’s temporary accommodation for homeless households.
Your apprenticeship will include a formal training programme leading to a Level 2 qualification in Property Maintenance. You will also receive regular on-the-job training from your manager and colleagues to help you develop in the role. You will spend at least one day per week working towards your qualification or taking part in training and development activities.
To apply for this role, you must:
- Be aged 16-24
- Live in Hackney AND/OR have been educated in Hackney AND/OR be a care leaver for whom Hackney Council is your ‘corporate parent’.
It is essential that you attach a supporting statement, addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience would enable you to meet all aspects of the post, as indicated in the job description and person specification.
At Hackney, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is stimulating, fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation. If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please apply now.
We are passionate about equal opportunities and welcome a diversity of talent to apply.
Closing Date: Sunday 21 May 2017 22:59 hrs
Interviews: W/C 22 May 2017