Asset Apprentice x 2 - Livv Housing Group - REF: 027

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
  • Schedule appointments with tenants
  • Develop a knowledge of key compliance areas
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to arrange appointments relating to compliance activity
  • Attend meetings in a shadowing capacity
  • Work as part of a team

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Qualifications required/predicted  GCSE’s grade 4 - 9 including English and Maths (or equivalent)
  • Computer literate and able to learn new systems and processes
  • Ability to work in a methodical manner
  • Ability to review data and check for errors
  • Ability to learn and undertake internal courses to gain knowledge of the key compliance areas
  • Ability to schedule diaries and speak to customers and contractors to arrange appointments

Location: Prescot                             
Contracted hours: 35            
Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage

Closing date: Monday 10 August 2020

How to apply: 
1. Download and complete the application form 

2. Include the job reference you are applying for in the subject box of an email and send it to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk

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