Plumpton College

Maintenance Apprentice (L2)

Plumpton, Lewes
Apprenticeship rates*
21 Jun 2018
16 Jul 2018
Job Function
Estates and Facilities
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Maintenance Apprentice to assist with regular building and equipment maintenance tasks and emergency repairs.

This is a practical job based at Plumpton College where you will work alongside an experienced team who will provide training and support whilst you develop. This role also offers day release to attend classes at Sussex Downs College in Eastbourne to work towards a NVQ Level 2 certificate in Maintenance Operations.

The ideal candidate will be hardworking, enthusiastic and committed to completing the apprenticeship and earning a formal qualification. This role would suit an individual who enjoys practical tasks, problem solving and who is responsible and able to work independently.

In order to be considered for this role you must be physically fit and confident to work at heights and in all weather conditions.  You will be competent in English and basic Maths.

*The rates of pay for this role will be:

  • Under 18: £4.20 per hour.
  • Age 18-20: £5.90 per hour.
  • Age 21-24: £7.38  per hour.
  • Age 25+:£7.83 per hour.

You can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 26 days holiday plus bank holidays, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, child care voucher scheme and free on-site parking. Suitable work wear will also be provided.

This is a full time role, working 37 hours per week including time spent in classes developing subject knowledge. Standard working hours will be Monday – Friday  8.00am – 4.00pm.

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are ambitious and progressive, enterprising, professional, supportive and passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you!

To apply, please refer to the job description, complete the application form, and upload it via the link below.

Closing date for applications:  16th July 2018 at 9.00am.

Interviews will be held: 24th July 2018.