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HGV Workshop Apprentice - 42121

Job Category:  Environment
Salary Range: £10k - £15k
Location: South West (Woking)
Job Type: Permanent


Job Description
Serco is a FTSE 250 international service company which combines commercial know-how with a deep public service ethos.  We improve services by managing people, processes, technology and assets more effectively. We advise policy makers, design innovative solutions, integrate systems and - most of all - deliver to the public.  Serco supports governments, agencies and companies who seek a trusted partner with a solid track-record of providing assured service excellence. Our people offer operational, management and consulting expertise in the aerospace, defence, education, health, justice and immigration, local government, science, technology, transport and the commercial sectors.


Serco has a strong commitment to apprentices and training and as a successful Serco apprentice, you will be provided with unparalleled support throughout the duration of your programme. You will be helped to build relationships with peers, allowing you to achieve your professional development objectives.


Job Title:

HGV Workshop Apprentice


Emplyer Description:

Refuse Collection & Recycling

Rural location.  Small depot approx. 25 vehicles / 54 staff


Vacancy Location:

Serco Ltd, Derbyshire Dales Depot,

Longcliffe, Nr.  Brassington, Derbyshire, De4 4HN


Workshop Apprentice to support the HGV Workshop Function

HGV Workshop – 2 team members currently – Supervisor & Fitter


Weekly Wage:

£192.30 per week (£10,000 per annum)


Working week:

Monday – Friday.  May be some Saturday work (overtime)

Hours – 06.30-15.00 / 08.30-17.00


Skills Required:

To work and develop as part of a team responsible for the provision of service, repairing and maintenance of vehicles.  Carrying out a wide range of HGV vehicle related work.  Be prepared to attend training courses to enhance skills, capability and knowledge.

Must be physically fit and have the capability to lift and operate heavy items / machinery.  To support in ensuring that H&S and legal requirements are met and to work safely at all times. Capable of working on own initiative, self-motivating and problem solving.  Also needs to be capable of working as part of a team.  Good communication skills.  Friendly and outgoing attitude capable of communicating with drivers.


Personal Qualitities:

Capable of following instructions, friendly, outgoing personality, good interpersonal skills, efficient and willing to learn / develop.


Qualifications Required:

GCSE English / Mathematics (or equivalent)

Any mechanical engineering skills / qualifications would be desirable but NOT essential.


Applicants will need to have a driving licence and possess a car / motor bicycle as this role is rural based and is not serviced by buses / trains.



On occasion we receive significantly more applicants than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. Serco is committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact the Serco Recruitment Team on 0345 010 4000 as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application should the closing date of the advertisement be brought forward.
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