Carpenter / Locksmith

Location: HMP The Verne, Verne Common RD, Portland, Dorset, DT5 1EQ

Salary: £27,000 to £31,500 per annum, inclusive of up to £1,500 in additional allowances + Potential 5% Shift Allowance

Contract: Full time – Permanent

About You:

Are you a quality-driven Carpenter or Joiner from a maintenance or construction background who is looking for a role that you can really get your saw teeth stuck into?

Could you apply your skills and expertise in an ever-changing environment where a mixture of reactive and planned maintenance means you need to think on your feet?

If you’re ready for your new challenge, quick to learn, enthusiastic and willing to share your skills and experience and contribute, we want to hear from you.

We provide critical and time-bound services to the Ministry of Justice and are looking for facilities management professionals that can make a difference to the sites and the people we are responsible for.

We’re four years young and growing in the provision of our on site solutions to the prison service and want applicants with:

  • A formal qualification such as NVQ or City and Guilds of least at level 2, or considerable work-based experience with knowledge of current best practices and material, tool, and equipment safety standards
  • Knowledge of routine preventative maintenance and an ability to adapt to rapidly changing priorities when reactive maintenance is required
  • An enjoyment for team and collaborative working
  • An honest, reliable, and robust character

If this sounds like you, we’d like to hear from you.

About Us:

We are Gov Facility Services Ltd, a non-profit company owned entirely by the Ministry of Justice, delivering safe, high quality and value driven facilities services to 50 prisons over the South and East of the UK with over 1,300 staff. It’s a great time to get involved and help shape the future of the company – and forge a great career at the same time.

Why join us?

You’ll become part of a high performing team in an ambitious and growing organisation with excellent and safe working environments and superb benefits, including, but not limited to 25 days annual leave, employer/ employee contributed pensions, competitive salaries and job security.

What next?

Apply today and a member of the team will be in touch to agree next steps with you.

People matter to us.

Therefore, everyone at Gov Facility Services can access impressive health and well being support services.
We take the safety of our people very seriously, that’s why a core value is ‘Everyone goes home safe’.

You will need to meet our stringent vetting requirements and satisfy pre-employment checks.

Gov Facility Services is devoted to creating an inclusive workplace where our employees are valued for their skills and experiences.

As a business we are committed to keeping the prisons we work in safe and decent , we are equally committed to creating a workplace as diverse as the communities we serve – the more perspectives we have, the better decisions we make, empowering people’s access to equal opportunities, no matter who they are or where they’re from, we are really passionate about this and hope you are too.

Pride in People – Do the Right thing – One Team

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