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Trainee Opportunities 2022

Our Trainee Opportunities 2022 are here! 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 one of our Trainee Programmes could be just what you are looking for.

We have 3 fantastic opportunities for enthusiastic, hard-working committed people to train with us 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 our 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, we think you’ll be in a great position to take the next step in your career.

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.

We have 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.

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 Kingdom Housing Association.

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. We are looking for a motivated individual who will drive their own development and will commit to completing a postgraduate qualification in Housing.

Communications and Media Trainee

Duration – 3 years 

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

Entry Requirements – 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 of 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 talk to us about our traineeships and if they might be the right career for you, please contact the HR Team at


For more information about the trainee opportunities 2022 and how to apply please click here.

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, interviews may be held by video call. We will provide further information on the format to all those invited to interview.  

Kingdom is committed to contributing towards the eradication of homelessness. As part of that, we  particularly welcome applications from people who are currently registered homeless or have been  in the last 12 months. We will guarantee shortlisting 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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