Yorkshire Housing Limited

  • Leeds
Do you like being hands on and want to gain a wide range of multi-trade skills? We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and eager-to-learn individual, who wants to kick start their career with a Property Maintenance apprenticeship.

Who are we?

We are a Housing Association that owns and manages more than 18,000 homes, and developing thousands more across Yorkshire. All of our profits are reinvested so we can do even more for our customers. We also provide a range of services so people can live independently. Our ambition is to offer everyone the opportunity to live in a quality home they can afford.

What will you be doing?

Our Homeworks teams are responsible for the delivery of a high quality and efficient kitchen and bathroom refurbishment to our customers’ homes, and also working on void or empty properties to ensure they are in excellent condition for new tenants. As a Multi Trade apprentice you will participate in carrying out all multi skilled tasks to include installation, property repairs, working on empty homes and planned maintenance work.

Joining our Homeworks team in the Leeds area, you will…

Undertake high quality internal and external building, plumbing, joinery and decorative services
Provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers
Manage and complete tasks promptly and efficiently whilst ensuring you work safely
Provide timely and accurate information on tasks
Work as part of a team and closely with other teams with Yorkshire Housing
Be able to use your own initiative and deliver work in a professional manner at all times

This role is a full time (37.5 hour per week) on a 24 month fixed term contract.

What training will you get?

We will offer you full training on the job whilst you work towards a Level 2 Property Maintenance qualification. This qualification will develop knowledge and skills in basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing and decorating, and you will be able to carry out repairs to the fabric of the building, maintain the drainage, plumbing systems and electrical installations (to legal requirements) whilst ensuring high levels of customer service.

Our apprenticeship programme will also offer you opportunities of personal development, alongside gaining an insight into wider business operations. This excellent opportunity could potentially lead onto permanent employment.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a committed individual who is eager to learn and develop on the job, and has a passion to grow their career in Property Maintenance services.

The ideal candidate would have GSCE grade C/ Level 4 or equivalent in Maths & English.

The closing date for applications will be midnight on 6th May 2018. Interviews will be held in May/June 2018. Please note this advert may be closed earlier if we feel we have found a suitable candidate for this position.

For more information about our apprenticeships please visit the Yorkshire Housing website. If you have any further questions please contact

Please note CV’s will not be accepted.

Yorkshire Housing is proactively working to implement its Equality and Diversity Policy. We positively welcome and support diversity in our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.