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Plastering Apprentice


Job description

Rykneld Homes is offering an opportunity to provide support on a range of Plastering duties in Void properties and when required, work in tenanted homes. Level 2 Plasterer Standard.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To support a range of Plastering and associated works
  • To support additional general maintenance works such as, rendering, tiling, basic joinery, basic plumbing, decorating and damp work
  • To work towards completing all works in compliance with RHL standards, operational procedures and times scales set by RHL management team
  • To fully understand and comply with Safe Systems of Work and Risk Assessments
  • To work towards the ability to undertake dynamic risk assessments when attending ad-hoc work
  • To work towards working alone in void or occupied properties
  • On occasion working in tenanted properties ensuring excellent customer care is provided
  • To occasionally work at heights from scaffold platforms, ladders or steps
  • To be fully competent in the use of technology required to complete works including scheduling software, accessing systems for information relating to warning markers or asbestos data and recording information for completed works


  • Carry out all duties with awareness and regard to health and safety legislation and policy
  • To apply RHL's customer services standards and demonstrate high standards of customer care at all times
  • To be aware of and adhere to RHL's policies on Equality and Diversity at all times
  • To adhere to the requirements of the GDPR in respect of confidentiality and disclosure of data
  • To adhere to RHL's Code of Conduct
  • Have a full driving licence, be insurable on a company vehicle and comply with RHL vehicle maintenance and repairs procedures (Involves travel to different properties.)
  • You will be expected to be flexible in undertaking the duties and responsibilities attached to the job and may be asked to perform other duties which reasonably correspond to the general character of the job and level of responsibility

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 29/01/2021

Possible start date: 08/02/2021

Skills required

  • Able to demonstrate awareness of issues associated with personal risk assessment
  • Health and safety conditions on site and working experience of similar skills

Qualifications required

Minimum entry requirements: GCSE or equivalent in maths, English Language and ICT grades A-D* 9/3.

Training provided

Level 2 Plastering apprenticeship Standard

Future progression

After successful completion of the apprenticeship there is the potential to stay with the business in a full-time position.

Additional questions for candidates

During the application process you will be asked the following additional question(s) below. To prepare yourself, have a think about how you might answer them.

First question
Why are you interested in working in this Industry?

Second question
Do you have a full driver’s licence and access to your own vehicle?

Employer information

Rykneld Homes is responsible for the management, maintenance and improvement of almost 8,000 properties and the neighbourhoods in which they are located on behalf of North East Derbyshire District Council.

Address details:

Rykneld Homes Limited
Pioneer House
Mill Lane
S42 6NG

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Reference number VAC001674382
Working week Monday to Friday Shifts TBA

(40 hours per week)

Expected duration 36 months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Plasterer - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £19,677.55 (Annually)

Wage explained

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).