Apprentice Painter and Decorator Ref:3005001

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Apprentice Painter and Decorator
HOUSING MAINTENANCE SOLUTIONS LIMITED

HMS, part of the Torus Group, is looking for an apprentice to join their experienced team based in 1 of 3 offices. The role includes undertaking all aspects of Painting and Decorating, including wallpapering & finishing’s. You must bring a positive ‘can do’ attitude and put in 100% effort into every given task. If this sounds like you, click apply!


Apprenticeship summary


Weekly wage

£177.45 - £340.08


Working week

Monday - Friday from 08:00 - 16:30. (One of these day to be College release)

Total hours per week: 39.00


Expected duration

4 years


Possible start date

19 Apr 2021


Apprenticeship level

Intermediate
Level 2 (GCSE)


The successful candidates duties will include but are not limited to:
•Preparing the work area safely, providing dust sheets and protection to furniture and adjacent surfaces
•Selecting, using, maintaining and storing, paint, tools, wallcoverings, spray equipment, steps, ladders and towers safely
•Preparing for meetings and discussions by having appropriate paint specification and colour information
•Advise clients about basic colour choices and recommend appropriate products for differing scenarios and sectors

Your key responsibilities will include:
•Where competent to do so, carry out instructions to complete projects to the satisfaction of mentor, manager or other nominated designates
•Support the team to plan and organise work in an economical and effective manner, making the best use of your available time, plant, transport and materials in accordance with specified company priority response times
•To undertake diagnostic and pre-measuring work to ascertain the nature of any activity and facilitate its completion
•Use any communication or IT equipment to facilitate the job role
•To correctly complete all documentation and provide/input all information associated with the role and duties undertaken
•Learn to safely use all necessary tools, plant and equipment associated with the post and duties undertaken
•Undertake individual or corporate training and development in association with your role and duties
•Ensure the observance of all statutory and local safety precautions and report immediately any accidents or breaches of safety procedures
•Work with your mentor to ensure the compliance of all minimum standards of work, customer care requirements and key performance measures in undertaking the role
•Carry out other appropriate duties as required which your line manager may from time to time determine

If successful you will need to learn and implement the following:
•Have knowledge of HMS’s Corporate Objectives and promote its mission, objectives and business outcomes
•To ensure the Health and Safety policy, arrangements and operating procedures are adhered to delivering effective and safe operations, in particular complying with safe systems of work
•Comply with both Group and HMS policies and relevant legislation including Data Protection, Customer Care, Equality & Diversity, Health & Safety and Financial controls
•Communicate openly and positively with customers
•Support the delivery of efficient, value for money services and aim to exceed the expectations of clients and customers

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

•Commitment to academic learning including attend college
•A good school/college/work record of attendance, time keeping and conduct
•High levels of IT literacy and competency in using IT devices
•Willing to be proactive in the continuous improvement of a quality service
•Excellent planning and organisation skills and the ability to meet deadlines
•Able to demonstrate initiative when dealing with situations and completing tasks
•Good communication skills which enable the post holder to communicate effectively with customers and colleagues


Personal qualities

•Ability to work on own initiative and self-motivated
•Possess a customer focused approach
•Have a flexible approach to work under a wide variety of duties as they arise
•Committed and Resilient


Desired qualifications

•GCSE (or equivalent) Level 4 or above in English and mathematics



Future prospects

•If you are successful you will be trained to become a fully qualified Painter and Decorator


Things to consider

•You should have a full clean driving license, if you do not currently have this you should be commited to learn to drive and gain a full driving licence by the end of the Apprenticeship. It will be your responsiblility to arrange this and the funding for driving tuition and any associated tests
•You will be based in one of our three offices in Liverpool, St Helens and Warrington, however you may be required to work at sites across Cheshire, Merseyside and North Wales and could be based from satellite offices in one of those areas
•You will have to be commited to studying at St Helens College one day a week
•Please note, you will need to undertake a Maths and English initial assessment as part of the selection process to determine your current level of ability in these areas. You will be sent further information about the initial assessment if you pass the first stage of the process

About the employer

We are one of the fastest growing contractors in the North West with a forecasted turnover in excess of £70 million this year, a team of just under 700 staff and ambition to continue this growth.

Operating across Liverpool, St Helens, Warrington and North Wales, HMS maintain more than 40,000 homes. A social organisation with a commercial focus generating income to drive our activities and deliver lasting change, HMS aim to invest £5m a year into local communities and life changing causes.

Great HMS people share qualities we value highly. They are problem-solvers, able to work well within our team. They are open, honest and committed to doing the right thing at all times, and they always look for ways to do things better, focused on making sure we achieve our aims. If you can share our way of working, you’ll enjoy working with us.

In return, we offer a modern workplace that is challenging, supportive and gives you room to grow your skills – along with a package of benefits that shows how much we value your contribution and care about your wellbeing.
Closing date
28/02/2021
How to apply
https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-573251

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