Carpenter, HMP Bristol, Full time, 3 months+
Your new company
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 Maintenance for HMP Bristol.
Your new 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.
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.
What you'll need to succeed
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.
All applicants will be subject to Her Majesty's Prison Security Clearance procedure. Additional instruction will be given where required and all candidates will be expected to reach a required standard. All candidates will have to go through a short interview process with the prison to determine suitability for the job.
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.
What you'll get in return
A competitive rate of pay, with the opportunity to go permanent.
What you need to do now
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