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Employment opportunities for residents

We've teamed up with our contractors to help residents access employment opportunities. Please contact our Worksmart team on 0300 373 3000 or email buildingfutures@networkhomes.org,uk if you're interested in any of the opportunities listed below or if you would like to discuss access to other employment opportunities. 

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Current Job Opportunities 

Job Title: Apprentice Bricklayer
Company: ARJ Construction
Salary: £374 gross per week.
Closing date: 11 February 2022
Location: Barnet

Overall role and responsibilities

As an apprentice you will work under the supervision of a bricklayer and will aid in the construction of commercial and residential buildings. Bricklayers work mostly outdoors.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Assist with the setting out of brick and blockwork
  • Lay bricks and blocks to substructures
  • Lay bricks and blocks to superstructures
  • Snagging
  • Make good where appropriate

Qualifications and experience

  • Minimum of Diploma Level 2 or have relevant experience

Eligibility

  • Barnet resident.
  • 18 or older.

Job Description with person specification

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Interested?

If you are interested in applying for a role at ARJ, please send your CV to buildingfutures@networkhomes.org,uk with the subject line: Apprentice Electrician.

Job Title: Apprentice Carpenter
Company: ARJ Construction
Salary: £374 gross per week.
Closing date: 11 February 2022
Location: Barnet

Overall role and responsibilities

As an apprentice you will work under the supervision of a carpenter and will aid in the construction and finishings of commercial and residential buildings. Carpenters work both indoors and outside.

Main duties and responsibilities

General:

  • Complete weekly timesheets
  • Take deliveries and distribute materials
  • Ensure workspace is clean and tidy

1st fix to include:

  •  Laying joist coverings
  • Fitting of window boards
  • Installing of door linings/frames
  • Encasing services

2nd fix to include:

  •  Hanging doors
  • Fitting architraves and skirting
  • Fitting kitchens

Finals:

  • Fit ironmongery
  • Install fixtures and fittings

Qualifications and experience

  • Minimum of Diploma Level 2 or have relevant experience

Eligibility

  • Barnet resident.
  • 18 or older.

Job Description with person specification

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Interested?

If you are interested in applying for a role at ARJ, please send your CV to buildingfutures@networkhomes.org,uk with the subject line: Apprentice Electrician.

Job Title: Apprentice Construction site supervisor
Company: ARJ Construction
Salary: £374 gross per week.
Closing date: 11 February 2022
Location: Barnet

Overview

The opportunity is for a level 4 apprenticeship. The successful candidate will be employed directly by JBT Training Ltd but will be placed with the ARJ Construction team at their Burnt Oak Broadway site.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • To always ensure safe working practice and compliance with all current legislation.
  • To maintain good relationships with Architects, Quantity Surveyors and Clients, Sub-contractors, and other professional members of the team outside the company and within our own company. To maintain good relationships with site neighbours, residents, and the general public
  • To maintain the reputation of the company for good quality of finish, positive action and achieving set objectives.
  • To ensure the most effective use of the resources at our disposal, including labour, plant, sub-contractors and materials
  • To progress construction works and ensure compliance with the timescale demanded by the building contract
  • To ensure the lowest possible net cost of carrying out the work commensurate with programme time
  • To always act in a professional, courteous, and appropriate manner both within the organisation and in your interactions with clients, customers, supply chain personnel and the public - realising that you are an ambassador for the company

Qualifications and experience

  • Must be willing to undertake a HNC (Level 4) qualification: Construction Site Supervisor Apprenticeship at London South Bank University
  • This is a higher-level apprenticeship with potential to lead to study at L5/6 and a well-renumerated life-long career in the industry
  • The entry requirements for the apprenticeship are:
    • A Level DD or.
    • BTEC National Diploma PPP or
    • Access to HE Diploma with 21 Merits or
    • Level 3 Apprenticeship in related subject or
    • Equivalent level 3 qualifications worth 64 UCAS points

In addition, candidates must have achieved 5 GCCE’s including Maths and English (C or above) or equivalent

Eligibility

  • Barnet resident.

Job Description with person specification

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Interested?

If you are interested in applying for a role at ARJ, please send your CV to buildingfutures@networkhomes.org,uk with the subject line: Apprentice Electrician.

Job Title: Apprentice Electrician
Company: ARJ Construction
Salary: £374 gross per week.
Closing date: 11 February 2022
Location: Barnet

Overall role and responsibilities

As a qualified electrician, you would fit, test, and repair the electrical circuits and wiring found in homes and businesses.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Work from plans to fit wiring, sockets, and points.
  • Carry out an initial installation, known as the ‘first fix’ - fitting wiring along wall cavities and through ceilings and floors
  • Fit fuse boxes, circuit-breakers, and earth terminals
  • Mount back-boxes on walls to take plug sockets and points
  • Carry out a ‘second-fix’ - connecting wiring to sockets, switches, light fittings, and appliances

Qualifications and experience

  • Diploma level 2/3 in Electrical Installation or relevant experience

Eligibility

  • Barnet resident.

Job Description with person specification

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Interested?

If you are interested in applying for a role at ARJ, please send your CV to buildingfutures@networkhomes.org,uk with the subject line: Apprentice Electrician.

Job Title: Apprentice Bricklayer
Company: ARJ Construction
Salary: £374 gross per week.
Closing date: 11 February 2022
Location: Barnet

Overview

The Plumbing apprenticeship is a level 3 qualification.

These plumbing qualifications are made up of theory and practical work in the classroom / training facility and work-based experience with a working Plumber.

The site work will consist of 1st and 2nd fix plumbing and gas tasks.

Main duties and responsibilities

Depending on what level of plumbing you learn to do and depending on whether you work in domestic, industrial, or commercial premises your duties could include:

  • Installing and repairing water supplies, heating systems and drainage
  • Installing and fixing domestic items like showers, bathroom suites and washing machines
  • Servicing air-conditioning and ventilation units

Qualifications and experience

  • Diploma Level 2 in plumbing or have relevant experience

Eligibility

  • Barnet resident.

Job Description with person specification

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Interested?

If you are interested in applying for a role at ARJ, please send your CV to buildingfutures@networkhomes.org,uk with the subject line: Apprentice Electrician.

Summary

To work closely with a team of Commercial Engineers to assist in carry out servicing and remedial repairs to commercial heating boilers within occupied and void buildings to meet the requirement and expectations of the Client in a timely fashion and in compliance with current gas legislation.

Main duties and Responsibilities

To attend college and carry out on-site training, assisting qualified engineers to gain experience in the following areas:

  • To gain a detailed knowledge and experience of main boiler manufacturer installation and servicing requirements and instructions.
  • To be proficient in carrying out full commissioning of gas heating boilers and associated controls on completion of installation or servicing works
  • To be able to demonstrate and have a good general fault finding/diagnostic skill and to carry out necessary repairs/replacement of defective parts etc.
  • To be competent of draining down and re-filling of heating system/s in order to remove and replace defective/leaking radiators or associated isolation valves
  • To ensure that all work carried out complies with the relevant sections of the ‘Health and Safety at Work Act’
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties as required

Person Specification 

The Ideal Candidate Will:

  • Preferably have experience of working within the industry
  • Have the ability to follow instruction from senior members of staff
  • Preferably have a full UK Driving licence
  • Have asbestos awareness
  • Be a good team player

Essential Qualifications/Skills:

  • Good communication skills
  • Have the ability to work in a safe and professional manner

Job Description 

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Commercial Heating Apprentice

Interested?

If you are interested in applying for a role at Oakray, please send your CV to buildingfutures@networkhomes.org,uk with the subject line: The Chosen Vacancy

Job Title: Access Control Engineer
Salary: £29,000 - £35,000 per annum dependant on experience
Start date: Immediate
Closing date: Ongoing Vacancy
Positions available: 4
Location: Westminster Contract

Summary 

Repair, install and maintain Access Control, Warden Call, Communal Aerial & CCTV equipment
ensuring that all works are carried out in accordance with the ‘Health and Safety at Work Act’ and to
Industry Standard.

Essential knowledge and skills

• Full UK Driving Licence
• Background in social housing / local authority maintenance
• An accreditation with ADSA, CAMEsafe, Tynetec or CAI
• Good practical skills and problem-solving skills
• Experience with at least one or more of the following manufacturers: ISM, GDX,
  ENTROTEC, SML, PAC, KMS, RECRD, GEZE

Job Description 

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Access Control Engineer 

Interested?

If you are interested in applying for a role at Oakray, please send your CV to buildingfutures@networkhomes.org,uk with the subject line: The Chosen Vacancy

Job Title: Various roles in tree planting and maintenance
Company: CSG Usher's Ltd
Salary: Competitive with bonus incentives
Closing date: ongoing
Location: London and the South East 

Overview

CSG (Usher's) Ltd is a specialist Arboricultural Contractor based in North London with operations covering all of London and the Home Counties.

They are looking for team leaders, drivers and operatives who's focus will work across our local authority clients. The main jobs roles will include the following:

  • Young Tree Maintenance
  • Epicormic & Basal Removal
  • Tree Watering
  • Tree Planting

(Training will be provided by the company)

Preferred skills

  • Experience in ground maintenance
  • Experience in Arboriculture
  • Full driving license (not essential)

Job Description with person specification

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Interested?

If you are interested in applying for a role at CSG Usher's, please send your CV with a covering letter to Scott Cook at scott.c@csgushers.co.uk.

ARJ Apprentice Bricklayer - closing date 11 February 2022
ARJ Apprentice Carpenter - closing date 11 February 2022
ARJ Apprentice Construction site supervisor- closing date 11 February 2022
ARJ Apprentice Electrician - closing date 11 February 2022
ARJ Apprentice Plumber - closing date 11 February 2022
Oakray Commercial Heating Apprentice - ongoing vacancy
Oakray Access Control Engineer - ongoing vacancy
CSG Usher's Tree planting and maintenance - ongoing

 

 

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