Oxford Brookes University
February 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:£33,314
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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£33,314 rising annually to £36,386 Full Time, Permanent - Professional Ser

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.

Working hours for the post of Carpenter

This is a full time post which is 37 hours, typically Monday to Friday 8am to 4.00pm, but Oxford Brookes is supportive of flexible working, part time working and job sharing. Applicants who would like to have a working arrangement like this are encouraged to apply for this post. If you would like to speak to someone about this role, please email Steve Holtom at the following email address [email protected] so that arrangements can be made to hold a telephone call or video call.

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 speicifcation.

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.

CV and Personal Statement for the Post of Carpenter :

As part of the application process all applicants are required to complete our online application form by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button below. All parts of the application form should be completed and in the section of the form called “Supporting Documents”, applicants must upload their CV and a Personal Statement. To complete the Personal Statement part of the application, applicants must download the Personal Statement document which is part of the advert below and complete the form, providing examples and explaining how they meet each item detailed on the document. The Personal Statement must then be uploaded to the application form along with the CV.

To email the post of Carpenter to a friend copy and paste link below:

https: // Closing Date : 12-Feb-2023 Vacancy ID : 141939 Faculty or Directorate : Estates and Campus Services Location : Across all Sites For more information : [email protected] Posted on : 27-Jan-2023

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