|Salary:||£33,314 rising annually to £36,386|
|Placed On:||27th January 2023|
|Closes:||28th February 2023|
Oxford Brookes University is looking to recruit an experienced, reliable and highly motivated Carpenter as a member of the Estates team to undertake planned, preventative and responsive maintenance across residential and academic buildings within the University Estate, working on both commercial and domestic buildings. Our Carpenters play a proactive role within a motivated and innovative team, delivering key objectives to meet directorate and university wide requirements.
As one of the largest employers in Oxford we pride ourselves in the great experience we offer our staff. You’ll be joining a friendly, professional environment where every member of staff is recognised as important to the success of Oxford Brookes University. This is an exciting opportunity to work within the Buildings Team for our Estates and Campus Services Department.
The University has adopted equity, diversity and inclusion as core values. We welcome applications for the post of Carpenter from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce, LGBTQ+ candidates and candidates with disabilities. Applicants with a disability can be reassured that Oxford Brookes is a Disability Confident employer. As a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential selection criteria.
Overall Purpose of the post of Carpenter:
To carry out planned, preventative and reactive maintenance of all the University’s Estate property portfolio.
Qualifications and Experience for the post of Carpenter:
We know that sometimes people can be put off applying for a job, but we realise the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist. So, if you are excited about working for us, go ahead and apply. You could be exactly what we need.
Qualifications: A recognised apprenticeship in carpentry / joinery. NVQ Level 2-3, City & Guilds or equivalent qualification or qualified through proven significant practical experience in buildings maintenance discipline.
Experience: Significant post apprenticeship operational experience in chosen discipline plus proven practical multi-discipline operational experience in other building maintenance areas.
For more information about the position please see the attached job description and person specification.
As a Carpenter you will enjoy the benefits of working at Oxford Brookes University with up to 38 days holiday, rising to 41 days holiday (this includes 13 Bank Holidays and Concessionary Days), a generous Local Government pension scheme (14.4% Employer contribution rate), cycle to work scheme and access to a variety of university facilities (NHS Dentist, Brookes Nursery, Gym and sports facilities). For more information about benefits please see the document “All about Brookes” below.
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