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  • Kingdom Housing Association - Traineeships x 3

    Created: 02/05/2022, Updated: 03/05/2022

    Are you looking for a change in career or are you at the start of planning your career? If you have aspirations to work in Construction/Maintenance, Housing or Communications, then Kingdom Housing Association (KHA) has Trainee Programmes available which could be just what you are looking for.

    KHA has three fantastic opportunities for enthusiastic, hard-working committed people to train in each of those areas. You'll train through a mixture of work-based and college-based learning, gaining formal qualifications and valuable work experience in your chosen field. You will work alongside experienced members of KHA's teams who will support and guide you through your traineeship. Whilst there is no guarantee of a permanent job with us at the end of the traineeship, you'll be in a great position to take the next step in your career.

    Trainee Progammes available

    Post: Asset Management - Planned Maintenance Inspector Trainee

    Duration: 2 years

    Salary: £28,979 - £31,911 (Spinal Points 24 to 27) per annum

    Entry Requirements: Due to the nature and structure of this programme you must be a time-served trades operative. In addition to this, you should have previous experience working with a local authority or Housing association.

    KHA has an exciting opportunity within the Technical Services Team for someone to take on the new role of Trainee Planned Maintenance Inspector. In this role, you will work alongside the Senior Technical Services Officer and Technical Services Team to support the regular planned and cyclical maintenance work inspections to achieve the required standards in specification, quality of work and compliance with agreed standards for each contract. Candidates who already have an HNC would be assessed over 1 or 2 years, depending on experience.

    Post: Housing - Graduate trainee

    Duration: 3 years

    Salary: £25,805 - £28,057 (spinal points 20 - 23) per annum

    Entry Requirements: Recent or pending degree (minimum 2:2 level) in a relevant subject

    The purpose of the Graduate Trainee Programme is to develop recently qualified Graduates by supporting them through a three year professional development journey within KHA. During the 3 year programme, you will undertake work placements within the key areas of the Association. In addition to this, you will also complete external placements that will complement your learning. KHA is looking for a motivated individual who will drive their own development and will commit to completing a postgraduate qualification in Housing.

    Post: Communications and Media Trainee

    Duration: 3 years

    Salary: £19,321 - £22,263 (Spinal Points 9 - 14) per annum

    Entry Requirements: You must be between 16 to 24 years old, your 24th birthday must be before 30 September 2022. Higher English at Grade B or above.

    You will work alongside the Communications and Media Manager and Organisational Support Team to gain experience in all aspects of internal and external communications. As you progress through your traineeship, you will assist in the delivery of a wide range of communications support to the Kingdom Group of companies. You will help produce high-quality and engaging corporate communications content across multiple channels and for a variety of internal and external audiences.

    If you'd like to discuss the traineeships and if they might be the right career for you, please contact the HR Team at [email protected]

    For more information about the traineeships and how to apply, please visit KHA's website. The closing date for applications is 15 May 2022.

    Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, interviews may be held by video call. The team will provide further information on the format to all those invited to interview. KHA is committed to contributing towards the eradication of homelessness. As part of that, the team particularly welcomes applications from people who are currently registered homeless or have been in the last 12 months. It will guarantee short-listing to any applicant who meets that criteria and the essential criteria for the vacancy. If you wish your application to be considered under the scheme, please state this under "Supporting information" on your application form. 

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