Carpenter (Maintenance Tradesperson)

Worcester, Worcestershire
£22,017 - £25,483 with opportunity to progress to £27,024 pa
09 Nov 2018
25 Nov 2018
Job Ref
FM1815a - 3851
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
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University of Worcester

Carpenter (Maintenance Tradesperson)

£22,017 - £25,483 with opportunity to progress to £27,024 pa

Hours: 37 hours*

*A degree of flexibility in relation to working hours will be required to meet the operation requirements of the department.  As an equal opportunities employer the university, where possible, tries to consider all flexible working requests, it should be noted that due to the nature of this role it is imperative that operatives are available to work between the hours 08.00- 18.00. There is a requirement to work 14 weekend days contractual overtime per annum to meet operational requirements.

Overview of role and team

Due to expansion within our Estates Team we are looking to recruit a Carpenter (Maintenance Tradesperson), you will work as part of a team of tradespeople and maintenance operatives under the guidance of a Maintenance Team leader, you will be part of the successful delivery of a reactive and planned maintenance service for all users of the University facilities.

In this position you will work towards delivering the very best customer service from a temporary repair to a project placing the user’s needs at the foremost of every job completed.

Estate Services are based within the Facilities Department, which covers a wide range of services within University of Worcester, including Halls of Residence, Security, Cleaning, Campus Services, Grounds, Reception and Hospitality. The University Estate operates over a number of different campuses with a GIA of approximately 80,000m2. The Estate offers a varied and challenging work load and the ability to solve problems and work under pressure at times is essential.

University of Worcester

We strive to be an outstanding university at which to be both a student and a member of staff. We have a national reputation as a very friendly community, where both staff and students feel genuinely valued and empowered to make a meaningful contribution. We are one of the fastest growing universities in the UK. We are now a community of over 12,000 students and 1,000 staff members, drawn from over 60 countries and a wide variety of disciplines; we are a major employer in the region.

We are committed to offering our staff the creative combination of challenge, opportunity and support which is needed to grow personally and professionally. Having the best people work at the University is central to the University’s ongoing and future success. We offer you a comprehensive induction, extensive staff development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including generous holiday allowance, pension scheme and access to excellent facilities. Staff can also access the University’s wide array of sports, educational and leisure facilities.

Essential person criteria

Applications are welcomed from those who hold an NVQ Level 2 (Carpentry related) or equivalent. You will need to be Asbestos Awareness and Working at Height/PASMA qualified. You will need to have experience of delivering pre-planned works to include kitchen fitting, completing door repairs and installing fire doors.

We are looking for someone who has good customer service skills and ability to work well within a team.

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 Job reference: FM1815a - 3851

Closing date: 25 November 2018.

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