Property Maintenance Apprentice

Vacancy description

To ensure the service provided as part of the maintenance team is:

  • Safe
  • Effective
  • Caring
  • Responsive
  • Well led
  • Fully compliant with all internal safeguarding and health and safety policies, procedures, and guidelines.


To ensure service provided is SAFE

  • In accordance with David Lewis policies, be familiar with and regularly refresh knowledge of the Aspects and Indicators of Abuse in relation to the protection and safeguarding of children/young people and vulnerable adults and to report all concerns, suspicions, allegations and incidents to the Lead Person without delay
  • To ensure that all health and safety responsibilities are discharged to protect the health and safety of self, employees, service users and visitors and comply with best practice and legal requirements
  • Work under the control, instruction and guidance of the Maintenance and Projects Manager
  • Actively seek assistance from colleagues in the maintenance and site services teams as required/ needed
  • Maintain tools, equipment and vehicles in a safe and usable state

To ensure service provided is EFFECTIVE

  • Undertaking routine maintenance and minor repair work
  • Using relevant tools and equipment
  • Assisting other trades and team members when required
  • Performing other routine work including labouring as required

To ensure service provided is CARING

  • To treat everyone with dignity and respect and promote and support awareness of cultural diversity.
  • To promote and support awareness of equal opportunities and to ensure that bullying, harassment and intimidation are not tolerated
  • To be aware of issues relating to safeguarding of vulnerable adults and young people and to report any untoward incidents immediately to the appropriate person

To ensure service provided is RESPONSIVE

  • To respond to customers’ needs and build relationships in a professional manner
  • To effectively communicate with all staff across the business and use initiative to resolve problems

To ensure service provided is WELL LED

  • To be flexible and willing to work across a variety of settings to meet the needs of the individual and the Company
  • To participate and co-operate fully in on the job training alongside undertaking an Apprenticeship programme delivered through an accredited provider
  • To actively participate in all Company training and develop practice following attendance
  • To uphold and behave in accordance with the David Lewis mission, vision and values and the Employee Code of Conduct


  • To assist with any other Ad Hoc duties required as and when the business may require them
  • Employer: David Lewis Centre
  • Location: Alderley Edge
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 8:15am – 4:30pm
  • Salary: £16,830.00 annual wage
  • Closing date: 25/06/2019