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Apprenticeships

  • Employer
    South Tyneside Homes
    Location
    Within the Borough of South Tyneside
    Closing date
    Noon on 12 March 2021
    Salary
    Various
    Strategic group
    South Tyneside Homes
    Office ID
    01-2122

South Tyneside Homes is the company who manages, maintains and improves council homes and estates within South Tyneside on behalf of South Tyneside Council.

Do you have the potential to grow and be part of a team that strives to deliver excellent services to our customers? Are you ready to seize an opportunity to learn a trade/profession and meet the challenge of an apprenticeship?

We are looking for candidates to complete the full Apprenticeship Standard, which includes a set time of work experience. Please note prior qualifications will affect your application.

We are currently recruiting for:

Trade apprenticeships

We are currently recruiting for:

  • Electrician Apprentice
  • Joiner Apprentice (x2)
  • Painter Apprentice
  • Plasterer Apprentice
  • Plumber Apprentice

We will support you to successfully achieve an Apprenticeship Standard, so becoming a highly skilled employee within 2-4 years.

Who can apply

To be eligible to apply: 

  • For Electrical and Plumbing apprenticeships - you will need a minimum of 4 GCSE A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) including Maths and English to be eligible to apply
  • For Joinery, Painting and Plastering apprenticeships - you will need a minimum of 3 GCSE A*-D/9-3 (or equivalent) including Maths & English to be eligible to apply

If you are a school leaver you must indicate your predicted grades.

Applications without grades or predicted grades will not be considered.

Job descriptions and person specifications

Apprentice Electrician Job Description & Person Spec298.84KB

Apprentice Joiner Job Description & Person Spec366.41KB

Apprentice Painter Job Description & Person Spec368.66KB

Apprentice Plasterer Job Description & Person Spec364.55KB

Apprentice Plumber Job Description & Person Spec275.75KB

Office based apprenticeships

We are currently recruiting for:

  • Housing Apprentice
  • Customer Services Apprentice

We will support you to successfully achieve an Apprenticeship Standard in Housing or Customer Services, to become a highly skilled employee within 2- 3 years.

Who can apply

To be eligible to apply for Housing and Customer Services apprenticeships, you will need to have a minimum of 4 GCSE A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) including Maths and English.

If you are a school leaver you must indicate your predicted grades.

Applications without grades or predicted grades will not be considered.

Job descriptions and person specifications

Customer Services Apprentice Job Description & Person Spec620.25KB

Housing Apprentice Job Description & Person Spec449.5KB

How to apply

If you are excited and interested by what you have read, apply straight away by:

  1. Completing the application form in full - Apprentice Application Form1.6MB
  2. Return your application form to jobs@southtynesidehomes.org.uk

The closing date is noon on 12 March 2021.

For any queries, have a chat with June Sinclair, part of our HR team, on 0191 424 6170 who will be pleased to answer any of your questions.

Due to staff working remotely we are asking for digital applications only, we are unable to send paper copies. If you have any problems applying, email jobs@southtynesidehomes.org.uk.

As we are a local company, we would like to encourage applications from people living in the borough of South Tyneside.

We are currently under represented within Property Services and would welcome applications from women and ethnic minority groups.

What happens next

We will contact applicants who have been shortlisted for interview by 3 May 2021. If you have not heard from us by then, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Contact us if you have specific requirements

Diversity is about meeting the needs of a broader range of people so that no one is excluded because they have different needs, different expectations, or because they need to access services in different ways.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any specific requirements during the application process.