Vacancy details


Reference W043/17
Location Wakefield District
Hours 37
Closing Date 03 April 2017
Contact Rachel Paterson, Apprentice Review Officer on 01977 788817.
Notes Starting Salary of £8,611

WDH is committed to recruiting and developing young people from the Wakefield district. Our award-winning apprenticeship programme is just one of the schemes we run that helps us do this - ensuring we have a workforce that will meet the organisation’s needs both now and in the future.

As part of our apprenticeship programme you will receive up to four years of training as well as the opportunity to learn on the job at one of the UK’s largest housing associations.

This year we are offering a total of 6 apprenticeships in the following trades

Gas Engineer: Gas Engineers specialise in the installation and repair of gas appliances including, central heating boilers and systems, cookers, fires and water heaters. The work is safety critical and you will need to learn how to implement statutory requirements such as the gas safety regulations.

Plumber: Plumbers install systems for cold and hot water and fit pipe-work to baths, sinks, central heating boilers and water pumps

Electrician: Electricians install cables and equipment, including sockets and switches for electrical installations. They test and commission electrical installations to ensure they work and meet the health and safety requirements. The work is safety critical and you will need to learn how to implement statutory requirements.

Joiner: Joiners work with wood on building sites or in residential properties to make, fit or install doors, windows, staircases, floorboards, cupboards, traditional roof trusses and partitions.

Visit our apprenticeships page for more information. If after reading this you would like more information about this role please contact Rachel Paterson, Apprentice Review Officer on 01977 788817.

Completed application forms can be returned by email to apprentice@wdh.co.uk or alternatively by post to: Human Resources Section, Merefield House, Whistler Drive, Castleford, WF105HX.

WDH is accredited by Investors in People, which means we recognise that our employees are our most valuable asset. Among the benefits of joining us, all new starters receive an annual leave entitlement linked to length of service, access to a fantastic Employee Benefits discount scheme, auto-enrolment into a Local Government Pension Scheme and the opportunity to request flexible working arrangements.

You can also contact our Recruitment Team on 01977 724698.

Please note: we do not accept CVs.

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