Prison Cleared Qualified Carpenter Rochester Kent

Hays Building
£13.45 - £14.82 per hour
07 Nov 2017
05 Dec 2017
Caroline Barton
Job Function
Contractor - Sub
Job position
Qualified / Chartered
Contract Type
Temporary / Contract
Full Time

Prison Cleared Qualified Carpenter Rochester Kent

SECURITY CONSCIOUS Qualified Maintenance Carpenter HM Prison Rochester, Kent

Overview of the position:
As the sole agency supplier to the HM Prison Service for the provision of maintenance trades & support operatives, Hays is seeking to recruit multiple qualified trades with CSCS, including a Qualified Maintenance Carpenter for Rochester Prison, Kent.

This is initially a Long Term Temporary Contract starting ASAP, with the opportunity to apply permanently expected within 6 months.
You must be Qualified in Carpentry (NVQ/ C&G) live local to the area/ have your own transport.
The rate varies between £13.45 - £14.82 depending on pay type, qualifications and experience. This is paid via your own Limited Company, an umbrella PAYE company/ or a direct PAYE option is available at a reduced hourly rate.

Purpose of the Maintenance role:
As part of the Works Department you will be responsible for both reactive repairs and planned and preventative maintenance.
Currently the Prison has several refurbishment projects underway such as Door & Doorframe repairs and Prisoners furniture upgrades. As such the prison require qualified carpenters to be able to repair doors and door frames, put together and install the new wooden furniture and all manner of day to day reactive repairs.

Kent Prisons have an excellent reputation as busy local prisons, which serve all the courts in the South East. They pride themselves in engaging and involving employees working alongside them in the process of change. The Maintenance role is in a unique working environment with a strong sense of team working. Always in demand, you could benefit from long-term contracts and there is also potential, once trained, to work in other prisons both locally and nationally. You must be local to the prison or have your own transport.

You must be a fully Qualified Carpenter, with certificates in City & Guilds or NVQ's and with a valid CSCS card.
Previous experience in a prison/ public sector is not required for this role.
The nature of the role requires candidates to be security conscious and able to challenge potential compromises and risks, you will also need to be reliable and consistent, level headed and have exceptional interpersonal skills. Full training on working within a prison is provided by the establishment/ department.

Security Clearance required:
All applicants will be subject to the HM Prison Service Security Clearance procedure which can take up to 3 weeks, this can include a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check. You must hold a Valid Passport or Birth Certificate & Photo Driving Licence in your current address. All applicants must be able to provide details of 2 satisfactory references, at least one from an ex-employer. If you would like to find out more about this interesting & rewarding opportunity contact Caroline on 01622 235681:

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