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Business Support Apprentice - WD17 1LA



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WD17 1LA

The Vacancy

The perfect opportunity to start your career in Housing as a Business Support Apprentice! This role will be a 2-year fixed term contract which includes completing a Level 3 qualification in Business Support Administration, alongside other relevant courses to our Repairs and Asset management teams. You'll be working alongside two other apprentices in the Property Services area.

The main purpose of this role is to support the Repairs Manager and team leaders to manage a multi-skilled team to deliver excellent, customer-focused repairs and maintenance services, achieving quality and other targets as well as delivering value for money. This highly rewarding role will support you in not only your housing career but as a professional.

The successful candidate will have 5 A*-C/Grade 9-4 GCSE’s, show that they can confidently use Microsoft office and other ICT systems and show an interest in either Housing, Maintenance services or aspiring to become a team leader.

A full driving license and a satisfactory basic level Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check are essential for this role.

This role is Monday – Friday (37 hours) and you will have one day per week dedicated to completing your course.

We know that people are our most valuable assets, so we offer a range of benefits including 28 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays, an employer pension contribution of up to 11%, personal development opportunities and a significant employee rewards programme including shopping discounts, massages, and holiday purchases.

When applying for Watford Community Housing, please consider our organisation’s values:

•      Professional – We are honest, open and respectful. People trust us to keep our promises.

•      Collaborative – We work together as one team and build lasting partnerships to get results.

•      Forward-thinking – We have a can-do attitude and embrace opportunities to improve and innovate.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we receive a high number of applications.

About us

We know that good homes give people the chance to lead more fulfilling lives. That’s why we’re dedicated to delivering high-quality homes and friendlier communities. We own and manage more than 5,000 homes in South-West Hertfordshire.

We are a housing association with homes across South-West Hertfordshire. We aim to make a real difference by delivering better homes and supporting our communities.

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