Carpenter

Carpenter Lowestoft, England

East Suffolk Council
Full Time Lowestoft, England 10.56 - 12.04 GBP Today
Job description

  • East Suffolk Council - Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0EQ
  • £27,344 - £28,900 per annum, plus standby payment and call out payments when on duty
  • 37 hours per week
  • Permanent

East Suffolk Council is an exciting place to work and a great place to make a real difference to people’s lives, delivering vital services to a quarter of a million people across East Suffolk.

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join the East Suffolk Council's Building Maintenance Team as a Carpenter to undertake various carpentry works to the authority's housing stock.

You must be:

  • in possession of a current full UK driving licence, as this is essential for this role
  • qualified to City and Guilds in carpentry (or equivalent) or have a minimum of 5 years relevant site experience in carpentry and maintenance,
  • be competent in all carpentry areas with the addition to enable the delivery of projects to a good acceptable standard
  • Have a good understanding for the replacement/repairs of uPVC components, drilling out locks, as part of our day-to-day repairs and out of hours service.
  • Have a good understanding in the use of digital handheld devices such as smart phones and tablets, with a basic IT knowledge in areas such as opening and sending emails.

Benefits of the role include:

  • Standby payment (on a rota basis).
  • Overtime available (as required by service).
  • Vehicle provided (subject to service requirements).
  • Provision of a smart phone and tablet.
  • Power/battery operated tools provided.
  • All personal protective equipment (PPE) provided.
  • Health surveillance checks.

If you think you have what it takes to be successful in this role, even if you don’t meet all of the essential requirements, please apply.

We would appreciate the opportunity to consider your application.

Why work for us?

East Suffolk Council is a great place to work and there are lots of benefits our employees can access. To find out more about why we are so proud of East Suffolk Council, take a look at our video and hear why our employees think it is such a great place to work (www.youtube.com).

Here are some of the main benefits:

  • Great opportunities for training and development.
  • Generous leave entitlement (equivalent to 24 days a year, increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays).
  • Local government pension scheme.
  • Discounts on mobile phones, computers, holiday and travel, fashion and clothing, health and beauty and many other products and services.

Please see our benefits brochure for further information (pdf).

For more information

Should you require further information regarding this post please contact Graham Turner, our Operations Manager on [email protected]

Closing date: 1pm, 10 March 2023.

Interview date: w/c 20 March 2023.

How to apply

Step 1 - Read the advert and the Job Description and Person Specification (docx)

Step 2 - Complete the Supporting Statement template (docx). Your statement needs to indicate how you meet each of the criteria contained within the Person Specification. Please use the template provided (other formats will not be accepted).

Step 3 - Complete the online application and upload your statement. Please note, CVs are not accepted.

For more information, check out the How to Apply section of our Career Site (URL).

East Suffolk Council is an exciting place to work and a great place to make a real difference to people’s lives, delivering vital services to a quarter of a million people across East Suffolk.

We hugely value our staff and know that in order for us to remain successful, it is essential for us to recognise talented employees, developing and retaining them within the organisation. We are therefore committed to investing in our staff and providing first-class support to ensure a positive culture and rewarding careers.

To find out more about why we are so proud of East Suffolk Council and to hear why our employees think it is such a great place to work, take a look at our video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSWedQksWt0

Carpenter
East Suffolk Council

www.eastsuffolk.gov.uk
Melton, United Kingdom
Unknown / Non-Applicable
501 to 1000 Employees
Government
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