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Building Apprentice

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
20 Jun 2023

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Job summary

DSFS Ltd are looking to recruit into the position of Building Apprentice, you will be based at Chesterfield Royal Hospital with a offsite learning day to be agreed.

As a Building Apprentice, work typically includes, planned maintenance, reactive maintenance, repairing Building fabric such as Doors walls and cosmetic finishers and making improvements to operational requirements.

Derbyshire Support and Facilities Services Limited currently do not offer a Certificate of Sponsorship, any applications which require sponsorship will not be considered

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will be supported through an apprenticeship to allow them to attain the appropriate knowledge, skills and experience to become a fully qualified and competent Joinery trade's person. The apprenticeship scheme is run in conjunction with an apprenticeship training provider, with additional supplementary specialist education provided to ensure the applicant is supported through a high quality training programme. The apprenticeship will normally take a period of 3 to 4 years dependant on starting qualifications and academic achievement.

The post holder is part of a multi-disciplinary team responsible for maintaining and repairing a range of Building fabrics necessary for the provision of a safe, efficient and compliant service to Chesterfield Royal Hospital and all its sites.

The post holder will report to the building maintenance manager on operational matters who will also act as apprenticeship coordinator and mentor.

College Education

The post holder will work towards achieving a level 3 carpentry and Joinery apprenticeship.

Year 1,2 and 3 will be day release to college, remainder of time hospital/workplace based, time spent on-the-job learning, developing knowledge and skills. Where required healthcare environment specific training will be provided. The successful candidate will be required to achieve the Apprenticeship Standard and the End Point Assessment which all apprentices have to now pass at the end of their apprenticeship.

About us

DSFS are proud to be striving to achieve a truly diverse and inclusive workforce by valuing and welcoming everyone's abilities, uniqueness and individuality. All our colleagues have the right to and should be able to feel 100% themselves at work; we believe that all our people add to and should improve our culture and not just fit in with it. By embracing our diverse backgrounds and differences our culture becomes richer and makes us stronger together.

Date posted

09 June 2023

Pay scheme



Depending on experience 10324.00-20375.00 depending on experience




3 years

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Job locations

DSFS ltd - Chesterfield Royal Hospital

Top Rd


S44 5BL


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