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Job Information

Northumberland County Council operates a vast 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 must work smarter. That is why we want bold, creative, and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.

The Service
To undertake repairs to the councils housing stock, public buildings and other premises by any pre-determined specification, time scale or appointment.
To be customer focused in line with our values of putting the Resident First, Excellence and Quality, Respect and keeping our communities safe and well.

The role
We are looking for two Joiners to undertake internal and external Joinery repairs, based at Cowley Road in Blyth and working throughout the Northumberland area.

Role Requirements
  • Employees to manage own van impressed stock items, to replenish and keep records of transactions.
  • To have good working knowledge of all elements of building construction, components, building trades and regulations.
  • To multitask and carry out minor repairs to small plastering tiling works etc
  • Work to an appointment system and complete works within priority times
  • Ability to run phone IT systems.
  • Joining the call out rota that is mandatory for the role.
  • Keeping confidentiality at all times
  • The ability to use, maintain machines and tools
  • To maintain vehicle and inspect on daily basis report any faults
  • The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in correct spoken English is essential for the post.
Essential requirements:
  • Driving Licence
  • Ability to carry out basic IT skills on computer or handheld device
Salary Band 6, £29,269 - £32,076
Full time, permanent 

For further information about this vacancy, please contact John Duthie by phone 07899967991 for an informal discussion.

Why choose us?  
We have some outstanding benefits to offer you, including: 
  • 26 days annual leave plus public/bank holidays
  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Flexi scheme (if applicable)  up to 2 days flexible leave available per month (pro rata for part-time employees)  
  • Local government discount schemes available to all employees with offers at local businesses along with various national brands  
  • Commitment to work/life balance offering flexibility through various schemes including job sharing, flexible working, term-time only, and compressed hours  
  • A range of salary sacrifice schemes are available  
  • Staff networks - run by staff, for staff, providing opportunities for peer networking, mutual support, staff development e.g. Apprenticeship, Armed Forces, ASD, Enable (disability), LGBT+, Menopause, Mental Wellbeing, Racial Equality  
Further information  
 Please note that this is a full time, permanent term position but applications on a secondment or part-time basis would be considered for the right applicant.  
For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please see the attached guidance notes. 
We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. 
If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme, please email or ring 01670 623930 with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored into the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format, please see the alternative methods below.  This information will be treated as confidential and will only be used to check that you meet the essential requirements of the post.     
Although we advertise on North East Jobs, and other websites, your application process will be directed to our Tribepad system.  Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered on Tribepad, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Please check your emails regularly, including Spam/Junk, after the closing dates for notifications. 

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