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Carpenter

Employer: Islington Council

  • Reference: SSA/4774/SB
  • Published on: Sun 27/08/2017 23:59 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 17/09/2017 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: Full time 35 hours per week
  • Salary: S01 £29,424 - £31,140 p.a.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: London
Islington Council are currently recruiting into the following post, Carpenter x 1 to work within its Housing Repairs Service. In August 2014 Islington Council brought its Repairs Service fully in-house. With 250 staff, working in a wide scope of roles. This is one of the largest in-house operations of any London Council. The future success of this project is reliant on the people that strive to allow the service to function efficiently, with a focus on customer care and excellence in all areas of the service delivery. Working as part of the In-house workforce you will be responsible to support the delivery of quality repairs to ensure decent and suitable housing working as part of a team carrying out Carpentry works associated but not limited, to maintenance works of all types of LBI managed properties and social spaces as scheduled or directed by the supervisor. You will be responsible to ensure you work in a safe manner delivering high quality repairs, complying with legal regulations and company policy and best practice procedures. Your expertise and experience will enable you to make recommendations for additional works as necessary. You will liaise with tenants clearly and concisely to ensure delivery of a cost effective, efficient, customer focused service. You will be a highly organized individual who has completed a City & Guilds Apprenticeship, trained in Carpentry and joinery NVQ level 3 or equivalent, multi-skills to a minimum of NVQ 3, or willingness to be trained when employed by LBI. Holds a Blue Craft CSCS Card or have the required qualifications, capacity and willingness to complete the safety test and obtain the relevant CSCS card prior to starting employment. You will be expected to be able to communicate in writing in order to maintain records of materials used, complete job sheets and requisitions, to use a PDA’s and follow written instructions, procedures and policies. You will have a current understanding of onsite Health and Safety legislation. Additional training will include skills around customer services, equalities, safeguarding etc. Your work will be a driving influence in delivering better service outcomes for residents. This post requires a clean driving license. This role will require you obtain an Enhanced satisfactory clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service formally known as the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) Disclosure. Closing date: Sunday 17th September 2017 at 23:59 Interview date: 9th-10th October 2017 For an informal discussion about the role please contact David Sullivan on 020 7527 4700 or at

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