Apprentice Plasterer

23 Apr 2021
21 May 2021
Start Date
We are seeking a reliable Apprentice Plasterer to join our team at Farlington. You will join us on a full-time, permanent basis, and in return, you will receive the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage.

Mountjoy provides professional and high-quality construction, refurbishment, building maintenance, and facilities management services across the south of England. We work with both public and private sector clients across Hampshire, Sussex, Surrey, Dorset, and the Isle of Wight.

Over the past 28 years, we have grown steadily to a turnover of circa GBP33m and have established ourselves as one of the most open, honest, and versatile companies in the industry, which is reflected in our long-term client relationships and high levels of customer satisfaction.

We believe that the most integral part of our business is our people. Our staff operate with the highest standard of professionalism in all aspects of their day-to-day work, reflecting our company values and our ethos: 'Integrity, built-in'. Our mission is to develop and encourage our staff to achieve exemplary results within their role. In order to achieve this, we offer our people a wide range of training and development opportunities, as well as the following benefits:

- 23 Days Holiday

- Pension

- Life Assurance

As an Apprentice Plasterer you'll assist our current tradesman in carrying out a range of repairs, maintenance and installation works in customers' homes, void properties and Portsmouth City Council's corporate buildings. Your apprenticeship journey will be supported by experienced trade professionals, and a dedicated mentor who will work closely with you, providing regular feedback on your progress.

You will work alongside your mentor for four days per week and attend college for one day a week, to study and pass an NVQ Level 2 Plasterer Qualification.

This apprenticeship will be a 2-year programme made up of 80% work-based learning and 20% off the job training at a local college.

Key responsibilities of the Apprentice Plasterer include:

- Being accountable for the safety of yourself and those around you whilst in the workplace, ensuring you are also environmentally conscious

- Purchasing tools throughout your apprenticeship to enable you to perform your role on completion of your apprenticeship

- Always remaining polite & professional

- Living the Mountjoy ethos and values always with whoever you deal or engage with

- Being punctual in both work and college settings, this includes ensuring all coursework is completed on time

- Having a real interest in Plastering type work

The required skills and qualifications for the Apprentice Plasterer role:

- You will ideally need to have 5 GCSEs grades 9-4 (A*-C), preferably including Maths and English. If you do not have these you will need to undertake Functional Skills alongside the NVQ

- There will be an expectation that by the end of the 2-year period that you hold a full UK Driving Licence

- Committed to learning and progressing every day whilst developing your skills within a practical hands-on environment

- Ability to listen and communicate to others

- Ability to follow instructions

If you feel you have the skills and experience to become our Apprentice Plasterer then please click 'apply' now, we'd love to hear from you!

Mountjoy are an Equal Opportunities employer and a member of the Disability Confident Scheme. We are also a member of the Hampshire Construction Training Association