Apprentice Joiner

ERYC Grade 5, actual salary £11,818.80
Beverley and surrounding area
Employment type
Full Time
Closing date
Job closes on 22 November
Job reference
Job reference: HTPP000393
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The job itself

Job Term: temporary (apprenticeship post) minimum of 24 months

Appointment Type: Full time

Days of work: Monday to Friday inclusive

Hours per week: 39 (37 + 2 contractual hours)

Place of Work: Beverley Depot Annie Reed Road

Are you committed to working towards a Level 2 apprenticeship standard qualification in Carpentry and Joinery?

Are you interested in developing the skills, knowledge and experience required to become a qualified and competent joiner?

Would you like to be part of a supportive team of experienced labour operatives responding to requests for repairs?

We require an apprentice for January 2021.

The East Riding of Yorkshire Council Housing Maintenance Unit is highlighting its commitment to investing in the people of the area in which it serves by offering apprenticeship posts.

The apprentice joiner (required for January 2021) will be based in our depot in Beverley, but will work across the East Riding of Yorkshire area.

This apprentice post is an opportunity for you to qualify as a joiner and learn how to undertake:-

A range of job tasks including measuring, marking out, fitting, cutting, splicing, finishing, positioning and securing. 

Install door and window frames, door and hatch linings, floor joist coverings, straight partitions and straight staircases.

Install doors, ironmongery, service encasements, wall and floor units and fitments, cladding and staircase components.

Repair or replace frames, mouldings, doors, windows, door and window ironmongery, roofing components, guttering and downpipes and window components.

Use, maintain and store hand tools, power tools and associated equipment

Workwear and personal protective equipment are supplied, with specialist tooling and equipment provided to help you carry out your work under supervision.

We are looking for applicants who can demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment to work within this very busy and supportive environment. The candidates must have the ability to work as part of a team, have an interest in carpentry and joinery and be able to communicate effectively. Applicants must have the ability to carry out manual tasks.

The successful apprentices will receive high quality training with a mixture of on-and-off the job training. They will enhance their practical skills by working with fully trained operatives and attend college on a weekly basis (day-release) to complete the qualification. Please see our job outline for further details on the job role and the employee specification for details on the skills and behaviours we are looking for.

Applications are welcomed from everyone, irrespective of age, but especially from people in the under 25 group. Please ensure you check eligibility criteria before applying (

Closing date: 22nd November 2020

Interview date: week commencing 7th December 2020

Please find a link below to download the job outline and employee specification:

Job Outline and Employee specification (PDF file, download size 146 kb)

Information for applicants – External (PDF file, download size 15kb)


Internal Candidates

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