Building Fabric Craftsperson (Carpenter)

This job has been Expired
Full TimePermanent
  • Post Date: September 18, 2019
Job Description

A full time vacancy has arisen within the Estates Department for a Building Fabric Craftsperson (Carpenter) to provide building fabric maintenance services for the reactive/planned maintenance work on a variety of hospital facilities to ensure compliance with all statutory requirements.

Applicants must have relevant building fabric experience in a maintenance environment after completion of a recognised apprenticeship. Previous hospital maintenance experience is preferred.

The post holder would be expected to carry out maintenance requests in an efficient and effective manner to support the successful delivery of a customer focused estate maintenance service for the trust.

Perform routine duties which may be delegated by the Building Team Leader with the minimum of supervision and have a flexible and positive approach to change.
The post holder would be expected to work on a shift rota basis (late shifts and weekends).

The applicants must understand and competently work on a wide range of Building fabric systems with the ability to diagnose and repair a range of building fabric installations. Must have excellent working knowledge of building services and be prepared to undertake training and development to achieve and maintain Competent Person accreditation for healthcare building systems.
They must have the ability to deal with new situations as they arise and pass on relevant knowledge to colleagues. You must also actively participate in the operation of the planned preventative maintenance scheme.
You must hold a current driving license and be flexible with working hours.

The post will be based at Whipps Cross Hospital but may be required to cover all properties maintained by Barts Health NHS Trust.
Barts Health NHS Trust is the largest Trust in the country. Our mission is to provide excellent healthcare for our patients through excellence in research, education and training. We are passionate about the quality of care we deliver and are looking for staff who can be developed and align with the Trust Vision and Values

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too – within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment
We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.
We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

We take the wellbeing of our staff seriously and we have put in place ways for all staff to freely raise concerns about any issue in complete confidence. From online services to being able to speak one on one with a trained advocate, you will be supported to raise your concerns in a way that is right for you.

Main area:Estates and Facilities
Grade:Band 4
Job ref:259-1992046COR
Site:Whipps Cross University Hospital

Documents to download
Building Fabric Craftsperson (Carpenter)/JD
Our Values and Behaviours
Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders

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