Job vacancy – Joiner, Capital/Repairs & Maintenance, Property & Assets – REF: TGHC619

by The Gateshead Housing Company & filed under About us - find a job, About us - find a job - vacancies, News.

  • Job title: Joiner
  • Service area: Property & Assets
  • Job ref: TGHC619
  • Grade: Grade £23,111 – £24,657 per annum (SCP 25-27). 2 x Full time (37 hours) Capital & 1 Full time (37 hours) Voids Team. Permanent.
  • Applicable to: Internal and external vacancy
  • Closing date: Midnight on Sunday, 24 February 2019.

The Gateshead Housing Company does not accept CVs.

A number of opportunities have arisen for Joiners within the Capital Team and Voids Team.

The Gateshead Housing Company currently manages approx. 20,000 properties on behalf of Gateshead Council.  The team is responsible for the refurbishment and new construction of various schools and public buildings throughout Gateshead.

You will be required to undertake, either individually or as part of a team, all types of joinery and carpentry works both internally and externally to Council properties and other buildings across the borough of Gateshead, ensuring a high standard of work is achieved.

The service is looking for someone with a wide experience in joinery, able to work off their own initiative and as part of a team in a wide ranging work environment, ensuring implementation and compliance with all Health & Safety policies and procedures.

The successful applicant will need to have relevant experience in the construction industry, including refurbishment to occupied and empty properties and new build, and will hold as a minimum, NVQ level 2, or a City and Guilds craft certificate in a relevant trade.

For an informal discussion about the role in Capital please email Jon Kitson, Construction Section Manager, or call 0191 433 7204.

For an informal discussion about the role in Voids please email Matt Pattison, Construction Section Manager, or call 0191 433 7256.

You should consider the job profile when applying, giving examples of how you meet the criteria.

What to do next?

  • Read the job profile of this post
  • Complete our online application and confidential forms or download printable application and confidential forms. You must complete both forms for your application to be considered.
  • Assessments will be by application, ability tests and interview for this vacancy.

Note: The online application and confidential forms are on our external website, in order to enable employees to complete the online forms away from work if they wish.

Applications are to be returned by email or post no later than midnight on Sunday, 24 February 2019 to:

Human Resources Team
The Gateshead Housing Company
Civic Centre
Regent Street

The Gateshead Housing Company does not accept CVs.

If you require any further advice email the Human Resources Team or call 0191 433 5333.

Why you will love working for us

We know that we can’t achieve our vision without the right team of people.

We expect our employees to work in partnership with colleagues, and to apply their skills effectively with commitment and enthusiasm. In return we do our best to make sure they are happy in their work by listening to their ideas and making them feel welcome.

Because we work in partnership with Gateshead Council, we can offer you all the benefits of working for a large organisation as well as the intimacy of working for a small, independent team.

You will be able to take advantage of:

  • Our Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Occupational health
  • Appropriate training courses
  • A work life balance policy
  • Flexitime scheme
  • Generous annual leave entitlement.

The Gateshead Housing Company is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from candidates of any age, disability, marital status, race or sex.

The Gateshead Housing Company is a Disability Confident Committed Employer.