We are excited to announce seven fantastic new apprenticeship opportunities at Southway Housing Trust. These placements will provide the perfect first step into a new career for passionate and hardworking people in our neighbourhoods.

Helping people into work and creating new jobs are major national priorities. As a community organisation, Southway places huge value in investing in people and enabling them to thrive, and we are pleased that this also means playing our part in supporting the UK’s economic recovery.

What roles are available?

The apprenticeship roles available are:

Welfare Benefits and Customer Service Apprentice - Apply now

Joiner Apprentice x 3 - Apply now

Electrician Apprentice - Apply now

ICT Apprentice - Coming soon

Urban Ranger Apprentice - Starting 2021

*Please be aware there is now no Plumbing Apprenticeship. This has been replaced by a third Joiner Apprenticeship*

All apprentices will be taking a vocational qualification and receive a minimum of NVQ Level 2 in their chosen occupation. The placements will involve both on-the-job training and time spent off the job attending college or block release classes. 

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Who can apply?

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from anyone for all of our posts including apprenticeships. We are also a registered Disability Confident employer and so we guarantee interviews to all disabled applicants who meet the role profiles. We would particularly welcome applications from: 

  • School leavers
  • Older adults
  • Southway tenants and members of their household
  • Ex-armed forces
  • Unemployed people - including those affected by redundancy due to Covid-19 or any other reason 

When do they start and how do I apply?

Applications for four of our apprenticeships are open now - click here to apply.

If you are interested in the ICT or Urban Ranger Apprenticeship, please express your interest here and we will be in touch:

“At Southway, we place huge value on investing in people in our communities and enabling them to thrive. Our Apprentices make such a vital contribution to our business, bringing in innovative ideas, a fresh outlook and current training and qualifications. These new opportunities will make a difference at a difficult time, and help to launch exciting careers.”

Karen Mitchell, Chief Executive

“I started with no experience; but my apprenticeship gave me the knowledge, qualifications and confidence to progress at Southway.”

Freya, previous Apprentice and current Housing Officer

 You can read about our previous apprentices’ experiences and stories on our website here and here.

 Find out more about the benefits of working for Southway on our careers site and about our current apprentice salary structure here.