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Details of the placements for 2021


Department: Housing Assets
Title: Flintshire Trainee Joiner
Level: 2/3

What the team do:

  • Undertake repairs and maintenance on Flintshire County Council’s social housing stock
  • Ensure the Flintshire County Council Social Housing stock is to a lettable standard
  • Undertake repair and maintenance to empty and in tenanted properties 

What you would get involved with:

  • Day role would be working with a Joiner which could involve working in a void property or a tenant’s home
  • Work in void properties covers a wide range of work and you will be undertaking small works which could consist of replacing floorboards
  • Large works that could involve replacing a full kitchen
  • This work will give you the opportunity to learn a range of skills in addition to joinery
  • Ensure that all Health & safety requirements are followed.

Department: Housing Assets 
Title: Flintshire Trainee Plumber/Heating Engineer
Level: 2/3

What the team do:

  • Undertake repairs and maintenance on Flintshire county council’s social housing stock
  • Ensure Flintshire County Council Social Housing stock is to a lettable standard
  • Undertake repairs and maintenance  to empty and in tenanted properties.

What you would get involved with:

  • All aspects of plumbing and heating works
  • Install replacement bathrooms inclusive of bath, wash hand basin replacements, toilet renewals
  • Install new kitchen fitted units complete with sink, taps, wastes and associated works
  • Service gas appliances within the service program
  • Fault find and repair heating systems
  • Attend to emergency break downs
  • Ensure that all Health & safety requirements are followed. 

Department: Housing Assets 
Title: Flintshire Trainee Plasterer
Level: 2/3

What the team do:

  • Undertaking repairs and maintenance for Flintshire County Council’s social housing stock
  • Ensure that Flintshire County Council Social Housing stock is to lettable standards
  • Undertake repairs and maintenance to vacant and tenanted properties

What you would get involved with:

  • Complete minor and major plastering works which includes replacing defective wall and ceiling finishes
  • Repair and replace external rendering
  • Renew floor screeds and finishes
  • Renew floor and wall tiling
  • Dry line walls and skim to a high standard
  • Ensure that all Health & Safety requirements are followed.

Department: Housing Assets
Title: Flintshire Trainee Electrician 
Level: 2/3 

What the team do:

  • Undertake repairs and maintenance on Flintshire County Council’s social housing stock
  • Ensure the Flintshire County Council Social Housing stock is to a lettable standard
  • Undertake repair and maintenance to empty and in tenanted properties 

What you would get involved with:

  • Undertake electrical repair work to empty and tenanted properties
  • Ensure that all Health & Safety requirements are followed
  • Install new electrical systems
  • Find and repair electrical problems
  • Undertake re-wiring as required in empty and tenanted properties.