Plumber - Multi Skilled

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1379718054-2
  • Date Posted: 4 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Metropolitan Thames Valley
  • Location: London
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Real Estate & Property, Driving, Health and Safety, Social care
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Salary: £38,500

Would you like to work for a company that can offer 28 days of annual leave plus bank holidays, a healthcare cash plan, a matched pension contribution scheme, and cashback on purchases from some of the country?s biggest retailers? A company that can also offer you full uniform and all required PPE, the latest handheld technology, Company vehicle and fuel card plus access to regular employee forums and feedback groups? Then please read on?

This role:

We are recruiting for an experienced multi-skilled Plumber working within our Responsive Repairs Team who will ideally have experience working within a social housing or local authority environment. You will undertake plumbing and other trade repairs and maintenance work, to provide high quality, ?right first time?, cost-effective building services to the business and its customers.

To be considered for this position it is essential that you have the ability to undertake associated trade tasks within competency, NVQ2 qualification or equivalent, and long-term relevant trade experience.

Extended skills required can include ceramic tiling, basic carpentry, vinyl floor laying & decorating.

You will conduct work in accordance with current legislation, British Standards, Codes of Practice, safe systems of work, and recognised industrial standards for such work, minimizing damage to the fabric of the property

This role does require working on a rota basis, Monday to Friday

Please refer to the full job description before applying.

You will need a full manual UK driving licence and will be provided with your own Metworks van for working hours.

To meet our commitment to providing safe, high-quality services to our customers we will complete a standard background check with the Disclosure and Barring Service, once an offer of employment is made. As standard, you will be added to the DBS updating service with a new check being carried out on a 3-yearly basis. The cost of a DBS will be paid for by the organisation.

Please note :- we do not currently offer visa sponsorship.

What?s in it for you?

Our benefits include:-

  • 28 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata for part time) per year
  • 2 volunteering days per year for things like helping out in local communities
  • An additional ?Beliefs day? once a year to have an extra a day off
  • Supported family friendly approach with extended parental leave
  • Enhanced pension with matched contributions of up to 9%
  • Option to buy or sell up to 5 days annual leave per year
  • Life assurance cover 3 x your salary
  • Cycle2work scheme
  • Hybrid Working - Dependent on job role and department
  • Health cash plan scheme for your everyday healthcare needs which you can add your family members too
  • Tenancy deposit ? interest free loan to help with rental deposits and season Ticket loan
  • Access to extensive learning and training opportunities with Wisebox platform
  • Colleague virtual social platform with our workplace pages where you can keep up to date with the organisational activity and link in with colleagues
  • Career progression across the organisation with our mentoring/coaching programmes, apprenticeships and career planning support
  • Employee Assistance Programme- We are committed to the wellbeing of our colleagues and support this as an organisation

About us

Learn more about our benefits and organisation by viewing our attached document

Our promise

Here at Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing (MTVH) we want to capture the value that difference brings and are committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion. We work collaboratively ?Serving people better every day? to educate, support and develop all of our diverse employees and the communities that we serve.

We want every employee and every customer to feel comfortable enough to be their true self and are working tirelessly in the background to create an environment that encourages our employees to challenge non-inclusive behaviours and to be mindful of their own and other?s wellbeing.

We provide a platform of Network groups for employees to share views, tell us what we?re doing well and recommend improvements. We want to create a real sense of community and a workforce who feel that their opinions are valued. Our Networks groups are:-

  • Gender
  • Ethnicity
  • LGBTQ+
  • Disability

Our core values of Dare, Care and Collaborate demonstrate that we are a people focused business, solving social issues by working together!

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found so we do encourage you to complete the application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.