Sir Josiah Mason TrustBirmingham

Apprentice Property Maintenance Assistant

£168.35 - Weekly


Start: 21 February 2022
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Why We Need You

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Why We Need You

The Maintenance Apprentice will undertake high quality day to day maintenance tasks and minor general repairs, to ensure that the Trust’s housing and other properties are always in a good state of repair.

Complete all allocated tasks and minor general repairs tasks as required by the Property Services Manager and from resident requests. This may involve the following skills:

  • Carpentry
  • Plumbing
  • Minor electrical work
  • Skimming
  • Decorating
  • General building knowledge
  • Working from height
  • Removals and manual handling 

Specific Duties: 

  • Maintain accurate records of tests and checks carried out and to complete job request orders. Raise any necessary Purchase Orders for and be responsible in conjunction with Maintenance Contractor in stock-keeping materials
  • Ensure that all health and safety measures are followed, and that the Trust’s policies and procedures are strictly adhered to
  • Undertake regular and planned safety checks (alarm systems, water temperature checks, pull cord tests etc.,) as instructed, and that outcomes are fully documented in accordance with the organisations policies and procedures
  • Attend training events and appropriate courses to further skills and abilities
  • Maintain and keep safe and in good condition all tools and other maintenance equipment provided
  • Removing rubbish and generally keep the estates tidy and to prevent health hazards


Sir Josiah Mason Trust: a local charity with a proud history of over 150 years of supporting people in need.

​We offer access to opportunities, hope and a place to belong. 

We do this by providing safe, secure, affordable housing, residential and extra care housing, floating support and education and support to young people from disadvantaged communities.

The Trust is made up of five separate charities, each registered with the Charity Commission and governed by one board of Trustees. We are also a Housing Association registered with Homes England and our care home and domiciliary care service is CQC registered. 


Ideally you will have GCSE maths and English - Grade C/4 or above (or equivalent).

  • Working to timescales
  • Flexible in approach to work and adaptable
  • Organised approach to work
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Hard working
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels including residents, relatives, managers and visitors
  • Reliable
  • Excellent attendance and timekeeping
  • Ability to treat others with courtesy
  • Respect and dignity at all times
  • Enthusiastic
  • Understanding & sensitivity to the needs of older people


Address: Mason Court, Hillborough Road, Birmingham - B27 6PF
Phone Number: 0121 678 7178

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