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Apprenticeships: Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship: 12 months
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday)
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J389- 3286327-KCHWHHQEQMKB
2gether Support Solutions
Employer type
Kent and Canterbury Hospital
£5.00/hr for first 6 months, £6.15/hr between 7-12 months, then minimum wage from 13 months to completion of the apprentice
09/08/2021 08:00

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Engineering Operative, Maintenance Apprenticeship (Level 2)

Apprenticeships: Apprenticeship



2gether Support Solutions provides facilities, property, procurement and professional services to the East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of the Trust,  which is one of the largest in the UK.

At 2gether Support Solutions, we put customer service and quality at the heart of all that we do. We have strong social enterprise principles and the profits we make go back into supporting our staff, improving services for patients, and other community activities in east Kent.


Are you looking to gain practical hands on skills alongside academic studies?

Are you looking to work for an employer that makes a real difference?


Engineering Operative - Maintenance Apprenticeship (Level 2)

2gether support the on-going maintenance of a large variety of estate, from buildings and boiler rooms to pathways and gardens, keeping patient and staff environments safe. Within this apprenticeship you will work as a member of the Estates team to support the co-ordination of estate operational and maintenance services throughout East Kent Hospitals.


This apprenticeship would involve gaining knowledge and skills to work within the engineering operations industry sector. Apprentices will learn how to carry out a range of engineering operations which could include ensuring machines and equipment used are maintained and serviceable, dealing with breakdowns, restoring components and systems to serviceable condition by repair and replacement, operating a variety of machines, fabrication and installations. The Level 2 Engineering Operative Apprenticeship will last a minimum of 12 months and will provide an excellent insight into aspects of Engineering Operations.


This is a trainee role that will study towards a Level 2 Apprenticeship with an external learning provider. It is an excellent opportunity to become an Engineer in an integral part of the business focusing on building services and maintenance.


Your Apprenticeship is simply the start of what could be a very exciting and successful career!


Apprenticeships available at the following 2gether locations:

Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury

William Harvey Hospital, Ashford

Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital, Margate


Key requirements for this opportunity:

  • Willingness to learn and develop
  • Strong work ethic
  • Good Communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Five GCSE at grade C (level 4) or above (must include English, Maths and Science)


Your Apprenticeship is simply the start of what could be a very exciting and successful career!


We require only that you have the determination, hunger and passion to follow a career in this field.


If this sounds like the role for you, please send across your cv and a cover letter, which details your motivations for a career in this field.




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