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Construction Apprentice – Role Summary

Working under the direction and guidance of experienced Team Leaders, support the delivery of our repairs and maintenance services whilst working towards a NVQ Level 2 in construction and achieve the skills and experience to become a fully operational construction tradesperson. This is an opportunity for individuals to work as a multi-skilled operative, within some of the following disciplines: Carpentry and Joinery; Painting and Decorating; Plumbing; Bricklaying; Wall and Floor Tiling; Plastering.

You will develop a broad understanding of the construction industry including workplace safety, providing customer service, moving and handling resources as well as demonstrating practical skills in various elements.


Specific objectives and deliverables will be agreed as part of your annual performance and development review (PDR) process, the points below are a summary of your main duties and responsibilities.

  • Carry out relevant trade duties on responsive and planned works as requested to CDHG specifications and standards.
  • Repairs and restoration work on houses and other properties.
  • To work in accordance with the information, instruction and training given safely and efficiently and to inform the Team Leader of any potential safety hazards not adequately controlled.
  • Complete timesheets and other relevant documentation to the satisfaction of your line manager.
  • Use authorised plant and equipment provided with due care and attention and as supervised.
  • Work as part of a team and use materials safely.
  • Load and unload materials and equipment as directed.
  • Work flexibly across the repairs and maintenance service.
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, customers and managers to ensure the effectiveness of the repairs and maintenance service.
  • Be aware of risk assessments and method statements relating to own area of work and to work in safe manner taking account other people’s health and wellbeing.
  • Take part in the apprentice review process and complete any training required, and be capable of working independently in the final year of the apprenticeship.
  • Follow Health and Safety policy and procedures including the wearing of personal protective equipment when necessary.
  • Undertake health and safety training as required.
  • Manage health and safety issues in your area of responsibility in line with the relevant section(s) of the relevant Health and Safety Policy.
  • Comply with Group confidentiality and information security policies at all times.
  • Your duties may vary from time to time within the broad remit of your role and grade. You are required to undertake any such reasonable and appropriate duties.

Contact Us

If you would like to know about career opportunities within CityWest Homes contact Lauren Chandler.

T: 0207 620 6900

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