Apprentice Resource Scheduler/Administrator - Livv Housing Group - KA 090

Company overview

Livv Housing Group is an independent housing association, providing first-class homes, support and services to customers across Knowsley. Livv is dedicated to achieving positive social impact and flourishing communities. Our prime objective is to work alongside our customers and local, regional and national partners to be the provider of choice for great homes and much more. 

Key responsibilities for the role:

 
  • Must be able to complete an apprenticeship framework in Certificate in Housing Level 2/3
  • Plan & Schedule Livv Maintenance Resources
  • Carry out clerical and administrative tasks to support the team
  • Attend meetings in a shadowing capacity
  • Work as part of a team.

Key skills to be successful in your application are:

 
  • Qualifications required/predicted 3 GCSE’s grade 4-9 including English and/or Maths (or equivalent)
  • Computer literate and able to learn new systems and processes
  • Ability to learn and undertake internal courses to gain knowledge of the key compliance areas.


Location: Prescot 
Contracted hours: 35 
Hourly rate of pay: NMW
Closing date: 16 August, 2021

How to apply

Please complete the Knowsley Apprentice application form and return to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk

Also apply via link direct to NWTC as you will need to complete assessments tests with NWTC to be considered.                          

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