Working with Roost Heating 

As well as employing exceptional heating engineers, we're also keen to nurture new skills. That's why we're always on the lookout for qualified experts as well as enthusiastic potential apprentices. Roost Heating is a great plumbing and heating company to work for because we're a dynamic team, striving for the best possible working practices. We'll provide the tools including a new, well equipped van, a tablet to cut down on paperwork and some snazzy Roost branded workwear - and you'll provide the top quality service we expect. We'll offer plenty of overtime (if that's what you'd like) give you the opportunity to build on your experience or gain management skills - plus give you an extra day off on your Birthday.  Best of all, you'll be part of a company that's really going places - and we've got the Checkatrade reviews to prove it.

If you're interested in a job with Roost Heating or you fancy kickstarting a career by becoming a Roost Heating apprentice and training with us, why not send us your CV?

Wanted: Plumbing & Heating Apprentice

Are you looking for an Apprenticeship that means you'll gain plenty of experience supported by a broad range of plumbing and heating engineering skills? From boiler installation, servicing and repairs to complex underfloor heating installation and solar thermals, at Roost we cover it all.

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Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage  £180.00 

Working week Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm (with time off for college as necessary) Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration 2 years

Possible start date 03 Sep 2018

Date posted 7 days ago

Apprenticeship level Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number VAC001413679

Positions 1 available

We don't want to hammer our point home but we think our apprenticeship programme is one of the best! 

As a Plumbing and Heating Apprentice you will work alongside our highly skilled Engineers gaining experience in all areas of domestic plumbing and heating services such as:

  • Hot and cold water system installation
  • Servicing and maintenance techniques
  • Underfloor heating system installation and maintenance.
  • As an Apprentice you will attend college one day a week and work towards a Level 2 and/or Level 3 Apprenticeship in Plumbing. 
  • You'll need to be a team player, with good practical and coordination skills.  Neat, methodical and tenacious - a leak cannot be left until tomorrow.

Key Tasks:

Providing a high level of customer services, always

Attend college at least one day a week to study

Assisting an experienced Engineer with property maintenance, installation, servicing and repairs.

We offer a structure apprenticeship programme and the opportunity to work on a variety of different sites and become an invaluable part of our business.  You'll gain practical hands-on experience working on our customer sites as part of our fun, friendly team.  We are looking for apprentices who will in time progress through the company and become our future talent.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The successful Apprentice will:

  • Have a "can do" attitude and strong communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and committed to learning a trade and achieving a qualification
  • Be reliable, trustworthy and punctual
  • Be hard-working, able to follow instructions and happy to work in all weathers
  • Live locally and be able to get to site

Personal qualities

  • Have a "can do" attitude and strong communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and committed to learning a trade and achieving a qualification
  • Be reliable, trustworthy and punctual
  • Be hard-working, able to follow instructions and happy to work in all weathers

Desired qualifications

Hold 3 GCSE's (or equivalent) grades A - D including Maths and English

Future prospects

We are looking for apprentices who will in time progress through the company and become our future talent.  You'll have the opportunity to develop your career with us in-line with your interests and skills.  One day you could be; managing a team; designing systems; managing projects or helping to grow our business.

Things to consider

Plumbing and Heating can be a physically demanding industry and conditions can at times be cold/hot and uncomfortable.  Are you willing and able to work hard in a less than glamorous setting?

So why are we an amazing company to work for?  

Firstly our customers love us!!  Don't take our word for it, visit Checkatrade and see what our customers have to say: https://www.checkatrade.com/RoostHeating/

Secondly, we're a dynamic company, always looking for the best ways to work.  For example we use tablets to minimise paperwork and online supplier and customer invoicing to speed things up and improve the customer experience.

With Roost you'll learn fast and be fully supported by some highly experienced and capable engineers.  So if you're looking to kick-start your career with a team that are as professional and hardworking as you are then we want to hear from you. Click on the button below to go to the apprenticeship page on the gov.uk website, where you can apply.

Wanted: Plumber / Gas Heating Engineer: £32-40k (Winchester / Eastleigh)

Are you looking for a plumbing company you can be proud to be part of?

At Roost we’re looking for the next awesome plumber to join our small but growing team.

We offer:

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  • A fun, friendly, hardworking team and great rates of pay
  • New, fully equipped van
  • Tablet to keep paperwork to a minimum
  • 28 days holiday plus a day off every year for your Birthday 

You need to be:

  • CCN1 Qualified as a minimum and confident with central heating electrics and ideally have an interest in underfloor heating and / or renewables
  • Hold a full UK licence (ideally clean)
  • Confident running a job on your own with strong leadership skills & top customer service skills
  • Based in the Winchester / Southampton area 

If this sounds like you then get in touch now for a chat: emily@roostheating.co.uk
or call 07764 492514.