Durham County Council - Apprentice Floor Layer - Level 2 - Standard (Ref: VAC001534696 )

Salary: £190.55 per weekClosing Date: 29 May 2019Hours: 39


Durham County Council      

 Location:  Meadowfield Depot         

The council is made up of an elected assembly of 126 councillors accountable to nearly 520,000 people in County Durham. We are responsible for providing a wide range of public services to the people of the county.

We also represent and promote the interests of County Durham when dealing with regional, national and international affairs. Through effective local government, we allow local people to look after their own affairs and to decide how and where money is best spent in their area.


acancy Short Description: A Fantastic Opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to join the Building & Facilities Management Team to complete a level 2 Floor Covering apprenticeship.


Training to be provided: Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard in Floor Covering 


Vacancy full description: This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join their team, learn a wide variety of new skills. Candidates applying for this position must be enthusiastic, keen to lean and have good time management skills. The successful candidate will learn all aspects of the flooring industry. You will learn to restore, repair and lay new & existing flooring. You will learn to lay carpet, vynal, Heavy duty carpets, Laminate flooring, Wooden flooring, Vinyl flooring and other products. You will be taught to use hand tools, how to handle materials, setting out, preparing surfaces, whilst delivering high quality customer service.


Skills required: Customer Service skills, Willingness to learn, Good hands on skills, Practical thinker, able to follow instructions, manually dextrous, ability to follow and work to plans, be able to work as part of a team. Be willing to undertake day to day tasks as requested by your employer


Personal qualities:  Honest, reliable, trustworthy, Good team player, enthusiastic, willing to learn, committed to completing the apprenticeship, a good work ethic & hard working. Respectful manor and willing to start at the bottom and work your way up and progress through the company


Qualifications required: GCSE Grade A-D in Maths and English (or equivalent). Functional skills will be undertaken at College by applicants without this qualification.


Reality check: The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.  As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required. For further information contact Keith Marston, Repairs & Maintenance Manager on tel. no. 03000 269151 or email keith.marston@durham.gov.uk Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on telephone no. 03000 268153 / 264223 or email hrreal@durham.gov.uk Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means. In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.


Additional Important Information: To apply for this vacancy please use the following link: https://www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/Apprentice_Floorlayer/186946




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