Annual salary: up to £18,519.80

Apprentice Multi Skilled Operative – Up to £18,519.80 per annum, depending on age and experience

Do you want to work for one of the UK’s leading housing and care service providers in the UK? Are you somebody who is open to new opportunities, works to achieve high standards and is customer focused? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Multi Trade Operative to join our company. We’re looking for someone who has the drive and determination to learn new skills within a company and demonstrate their dedication to education within employment. As an Apprentice, this role is the perfect role to kick start a career in a housing environment.

Who are we?

Mears is one of the UK’s leading housing and care providers to both the public and private sector, with over 6,500 employees, working with clients to help develop, fund and implement their placemaking ambitions. With 30 years of delivering market-leading repairs and maintenance services, Mears is trusted to deliver in excess of 6,000 repairs daily to a portfolio of more than 1,000,000 homes nationwide. Our red thread runs through everything we do, and we want people who share our values to help us continue to deliver customer focused services and innovatively push the boundaries of the sector. We empower our people to lead by example, taking ownership and responsibility to work to the best of their abilities and effectively collaborate with colleagues and partners to exceed the expectations of both clients and customers. Voted as one of the Top 25 Best Big Companies to work for in the Sunday Times, Mears Group is a great place to be.

What makes us different?

As part of our various Apprenticeship Schemes, we’re committed to helping talented people move onwards and upwards through our business. All of our schemes are designed to develop your skills and knowledge, while giving you the experience and exposure you’ll need to grow a rewarding Mears Group career.

What we are looking for:

An enthusiastic apprentice who will work under the direction, guidance and supervision of an experienced mentor to support the delivery of excellent refurbishment, repairs and maintenance service, whilst working to achieve a number of skills and qualifications.

What you need to have:

  • Functional skills in both Math’s and English
  • The ability to learn and develop a thorough knowledge of the skills, technology and safety procedures required to carry out the full range of tasks
  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability to understand and interpret work instructions
  • Be able to establish and maintain good customer/client relationships
  • What’s in for you?

  • 20 days annual leave
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Sharesave – a simple way of saving money direct from your salary for 3 years, in order to buy Mears Group shares at a price that is fixed and discounted at the outset.
  • Eye Test Vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Mears Fun Day – Our annual Fun Day is organised as a massive thank you from the Executive team for all the hard work! Previous years include, Alton Towers, Drayton Manor etc.
  • Staff perks with Mears Rewards – discounts of up to 10% on coffee, weekly groceries, holidays, the list is endless.
  • Be part of a friendly and dedicated team
  • Volunteering Leave – Mears supports employees to undertake volunteering in the community, in support of our social value commitment.
  • Maternity and paternity packages to make sure you get to spend time with your loved ones!
  • Use and access to the latest technology
  • If this job appeals to you, we would love to hear from you! Follow the application process to complete your application towards building a better future for yourself and a better life for our local community and the In-House Recruitment team will be in touch.

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