Health & Safety and Maintenance Trainees – Kingdom Housing Association



Job Titles: Health & Safety Trainee / Maintenance Trainee

Application Closing Date: 31 May 2019

Hours: 36 per week

Location: Glenrothes

Salary: £20,325 - £22,397 per annum

Job category/type: Trainee

About Us and the Roles

Here at Kingdom Housing Association we provide housing and support throughout East Central Scotland.  We are a leading provider of affordable housing and support in East Central Scotland. We currently have a property portfolio of around 4500 homes and have plans to develop around 2000 more over the next 5 years.

We have 2 exciting new opportunities for trainees within our Health and Safety and Maintenance departments.

The successful applicants will complete a 3 year training programme which will include support to complete a formal qualification in a relevant subject to the department you will be working in.

There is no applicant upper age limit for these roles, so if you are interested in a change of career into one of these fields, we would love to hear from you!

Health & Safety Trainee:

The H&S Trainee will work alongside the H&S Officer and HR team and, at times, other colleagues in Kingdom to learn about and gain experience of all aspects of the Health and Safety profession. As you progress through your traineeship, you will provide a client centred H&S service giving advice and support to staff and management. You will also be expected to undertake a continual work assessment whilst attending further education to gain your H&S qualifications.

For full details of the role click here.

Maintenance Trainee:

The Maintenance Trainee will work alongside the existing Maintenance Team and other colleagues in Kingdom to gain experience of Asset Management. As a member of the Maintenance Services Team, you will assist with the smooth running of Kingdom’s maintenance service, planned maintenance and major repairs programme.You will also be expected to undertake a continual work assessment whilst attending further education to gain your relevant qualifications.

For full details of the role click here.

In both roles you’ll train through a mixture of work-based and college based learning.  Whilst there is no guarantee of a permanent job with us at the end of the traineeship, we think you’ll be in a great position to take the next step in your career.

About You:

To be considered for either of these traineeships, you should have a minimum of two Highers (or equivalent) including English and Maths and you should have a genuine interest in developing a career within a Health and Safety or Maintenance environment. You will be confident, organised and have the ability to effectively work on your own and as part of the team.

You will need to have a full driving licence to fully carry out these roles.

You will also be required to complete a satisfactory Standard Police Act Disclosure Scotland check.

We offer:

An attractive salary and benefits package including a contributory pension scheme and generous annual leave entitlement. You will also have the opportunity to obtain a recognised qualification to help develop your career and we will provide you with a training programme and support during your traineeship.

To apply go online to our website and click on the recruitment portal link.

Kingdom is committed to contributing towards the eradication of homelessness. As part of that, we particularly welcome applications from people who are currently registered homeless or have been in the last 12 months. We will guarantee shortlisting to any applicant who meets that criteria and the essential criteria for the vacancy. If you wish your application to be considered under the scheme, please state this under “Supporting information” on your application form.