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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/07/2019 12:00
£18,795 - £19,171
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Building Maintenance / Caretaking
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Employment Location:
South Northumberland
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Job details 

Closing date:
25 Jul

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

The Council

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate. For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

The Role
You will assist with the undertaking of repairs to the Council’s void properties to the highest standards. This will include the removal of existing structures and fixtures, removal of household furniture, rubble and effects from gardens, lofts and room areas, the cleaning of surfaces including floors, worktops, paint work, pointing of brick work, fencing repairs, and cutting and strimming of all gardens. You will be part of a team working on all void properties to a high standard. You will have a sound knowledge of a wide range of construction trades, processes, components and equipment along with knowledge of practical construction site health and safety.

You will be educated to NVQ Level 2 minimum trade qualification, have extensive general building site labouring experience and experience in a customer facing environment. You should have good communication skills, be a team player with sharp eye for detail and have experience working on scaffolds in various weather conditions.

This post may involve travel to various locations within county therefore you must be able to meet the transport requirements.

We are offering:
- A starting salary of £18,795
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
- A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision
- Flexible working arrangements

For further information, please see the attached job description and person specification. or contact Colin Blackett on 01670 623502 for an informal discussion

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; any concerns regarding the process can be discussed with Claire Coe (Trans HR Support Officer) claire.coe01@northumberland.gov.uk

We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend interview please email: hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk

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