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Traineeships - 6 months fixed term

  • Employer
    South Tyneside Homes
    Closing date
    Noon on 16 April 2021
    National Minimum Wage (Appropriate to Age)
    Strategic group
    South Tyneside Homes
    Office ID

South Tyneside Homes manage, maintain and improve 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 gain valuable work experience?

South Tyneside Homes are offering a training programme that will help individuals gain valuable work experience and a recognised qualification that could lead to future opportunities within the working environment.

Work placements are within South Tyneside and the intake will be for a 6 month term that will focus on grounds maintenance/ estate maintenance.

The following list is an example of the areas of work experience you will gain:-

Environmental and Property Maintenance

This will involve working directly with members of the handy estates, voids and environmental maintenance team at South Tyneside Homes. The placement will involve gaining experience in either of the following fields:

  • Organising and carrying out work to a high quality

  • Working within estates across South Tyneside

  • Keeping local areas clean, safe and tidy

  • Working within recreational parks undertaking basic Horticulture work

  • Garden tidy projects

  • Fencing repairs

  • Painting projects

  • Working as a team member

  • Health and safety at work

  • Customer service

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, young persons in local authority care and ethnic minority groups.

If you are interested by what you have read and meet our criteria we would welcome an application from you and you must complete our application form in full. Please note we are not accepting CV's for this position.

For an informal chat, contact Karen Hollender, Social Enterprise Manager on 0191 427 2539 who will be pleased to answer any of your questions.

Closing date: noon on Friday 16th April 2021. BT Typetalkers welcome.

Please may we ask you to submit your Application form via email to where possible? We apologise but due to the circumstances there may be unavoidable delays in the receipt and processing of posted Application forms.

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.