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Building Craftsperson

Band 3

Main area
Band 3
Full-time 37.5 Hours Per Week
Job ref
Exeter, EX2 5DW
£16,968 - £19,852 per annum
30/04/2018 23:59

The Estates Department is looking for an experienced carpenter/joiner craftsperson to join their dynamic team in the day to day maintenance of the Hospital. The successful applicant will be involved in a variety of works associated with maintenance, refurbishiment and small internal rebuilds in the building, construction and wood trades. You should be able to demonstrate suitable skills in the operation of woodworking machinery and associated handtools, the manufacturing window/door/access frames, the installation of stud partitioning, and the repair and maintenance of building associated structures and equipment using wood, plastics, laminates and other related composite materials Have the ability to undertake immediate and effective repairs to all building/construction structures and equipment with the minimum supervision and working in compliance with all relevant statutory obligations, good practice guidelines and working to specifications, drawings and operational maintenance manuals. The successful applicant must be able to apply a high degree of attention to detail whilst working on structures and equipment and also be precise in the recording of relevant information. The role offers a significant opportunity to contribute to the smooth functioning and maintenance of a range of building services in the Trust's clinical and non-clinical facilities of a very busy directorate and to be part of a team that is constantly working to improve the quality and safety of the Trust's healthcare facilities. Participation in an out of hours on-call system is required and a willingness to work flexible hours when required would be expected. Previous experience in a similar environment would be desirable. Salary: Band 3 (£16,968 - £19,852) plus on-call allowances. Hours: 37.5 hours per week. Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are: Honesty, Openness & Integrity Fairness, Inclusion & Collaboration Respect & Dignity ***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.** DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.

Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Vicky Hayday 01392 403138

If you have problems applying, contact

Personnel Reception
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Barrack Road
01392 403936 or 403758

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