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Business Support Apprentice

Hourly rate: £11.44

HRC0153376 - 18

Apprentice (Fixed Term) (Trainee)

Housing Repairs and Maintenance

Apprentice (Fixed Term) (Trainee)

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Tonbridge

South East of England

TN9 1RH

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Last Updated:

06

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02

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2024

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A Mears tradeswoman holding a toolboxMears housing with care colleague with a service userA Mears communications and marketing colleague standing next to a colleague sitting down at a deskA Mears colleague presenting their ID to a resident at their doorstepThree Mears vans parked side by side in a car parkA Mears Facilities Management colleague painting a stairwayA Mears housing construction colleague wearing a hard hat and high visibility jacket on a  construction siteA Mears call centre colleague answering the phoneThree Mears colleagues talking together round their desks in an officeA Mears colleague talking to a resident on a tableA Mears van parked up showing the Mears logo
Hourly rate: £11.44

Business Administration Apprentice

Tonbridge

 Monday to Friday 40 hours per week 

Salary up to £11.44 an hour depending on age.  

 

About apprenticeships at Mears Group: 

 

Apprenticeships are an underpinning part of Mears’ philosophy; we are committed to developing the next generation of our workforce, many of our most senior people started their working life as an apprentice.  

 

Mears Group PLC is a leading provider of housing and care services in the UK. With a strong emphasis on social responsibility and community well-being, Mears specialises in delivering housing solutions, maintenance services, and care support to a diverse client base. The group’s expertise encompasses responsive repairs, planned maintenance, and housing management, contributing to the overall improvement of living conditions for individuals and communities. Mears Group is committed to fostering a positive impact on society, making it an attractive prospect for individuals seeking a career in a socially responsible and dynamic organisation. 

 

Whether you are fresh out of school or college or looking for a complete career change, Mears can offer you a great foundation to your future career and beyond. 

 

As a Mears Apprentice you will be paid above the national minimum wage and be paid for your normal working hours plus time to do your college work with the opportunity to get real life experiences such as working in people’s homes, getting involved in community projects and improving people’s lives by being customer focused. The apprenticeship will take around 16 months to complete and result in gaining your NVQ level 2 in customer service. 

 

About the role: 

 

As a Business Admin Apprentice, you will be developing within the role guided by your mentor. The role will be based within our customer service team working from our branch in Tonbridge and will be working along side the operational team supporting our tenants and service users. You will be involved in a wide range of activities including data analyst, using this information to support both complaints and compliments from the client, tenants, and residents. Attending meetings and site visits and arranging social value events with local schools and community groups. 

 

Role Criteria: 

  • GCSEs minimum grade 4 in Math's and English. 

  • Great Communication skills. 

  • Knowledge of Microsoft office, Excel, outlook, Word etc.  

 

All our roles require candidates to have the right to work within the UK, Mears does not currently offer visa sponsorship. Candidates should be aware that all our roles are subject to relevant DBS/Security checks before commencement of employment. 

 

Benefits we can offer you: 

 

  • Annual Mears Fun Day - Our annual Fun Day is organised as a massive thank you from the Executive team for all the hard work! 

  • Volunteering Leave - Mears supports employees to undertake paid volunteering in the community, in support of our social value commitment. 

  • Staff perks with Mears Rewards - discounts of up to 10% weekly groceries, holidays, eye test vouchers, Share save scheme, plus much more 

  • Family friendly policies 

 

To apply, follow the link below or to discuss your application further please contact Lauren Bellini on lauren.bellini@mearsgroup.co.uk 

 

Mears Group is a Disability Confident employer and recognises our people as our greatest asset, we hire individuality, recognising and valuing everyone is individual and ensuring equal access to opportunities for all regardless of social economic background or individual make up.