Rentokil Initial
£15,000 per annum
08 Oct 2017
27 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time



Peter Cox are the UK’s market leader in damp proofing, waterproofing, timber preservation and wall stabilisation. Although we don’t provide the most glamorous of services, this is certainly essential for ALL of our customers, and to make sure service happens, we are a government accredited learning organisation that delivers training, qualifications and opportunities to its valued colleagues.

Right now we are looking to take on motivated, driven and practical Apprentices who are looking to learn trades such as Joinery, Plastering, Damp Proofing and Building Preservation within a proven market leader.


Day to Day you will learn and carry out tasks such as:

  • Stripping and replacing timber floors, door frames, architraves, windows and doors
  • Fitting cladding, plasterboard metal lath systems and kitchen units
  • Removing and refiting radiators, take out kitchen sink base units and re-fixing, removing and re-fixing WC
  • There is an element of plastering involved in this role so if you enjoy and want to develop your plastering skills this would be extremely advantageous
  • Communicating with, shadowing and learning from Peter Cox staff such as experienced Technicians and dynamic Area Sales Surveyors
  • Meeting a wide range of Peter Cox clients and customers to develop your communication and customer service skills

Do you have what it takes?

The successful applicant will have a keen desire to learn a trade such as Joinery, Carpentry, Plastering and Building Preservation.

It would be advantageous to possess the following skills/experience

  • Full UK Driving License or in the process of gaining this
  • Can do attitude, positive outlook and friendly demeanour
  • Good Customer Service Skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Willingness to work in a practical role where you “get your hands dirty”
  • Ability to work at heights and confined spaces
  • A decent standard of physical fitness. You do not have to be an Olympic level athlete but a decent degree of fitness/manual dexterity is essential
  • Be keen to learn, punctual and professional


What we offer in return..

  • A competitive apprentice salary package - £15,000 per annum
  • Regular bonuses and performance incentives
  • Industry Recognised Qualification in Customer Service (apprentice level)
  • Rentokil Rewards (includes cash-back and discounts on multiple retailers)
  • An excellent starting point and grounding for building a lasting and profitable career within Peter Cox
  • Job stability and growth within a recognised Brand Leader

This will be a demanding role to begin with, however all of our current employees agree that you get out what you put in!

We’re a government accredited learning organisation, so if you are career driven and want to progress, the good news is we like to promote from within. Alternatively if you want to come in, work hard, go home, we will still value your contribution to the company.

If you enjoy providing a valued professional service throughout your community, and you feel like you are what we are looking for, do not hesitate to contact us today!

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