Carpenter, H.M.Y.O.I Aylesbury, Long term temporary, £13.45 - £15.71 per hour
Overview of the position:
As a supplier to the HM Prison Service for the provision of maintenance trades & support operatives, Hays is seeking to recruit multiple qualified trades including a Qualified Maintenance Carpenter for Aylesbury Prison
You must be Qualified in Carpentry (NVQ/ C&G)
Purpose of the Maintenance role:
The main part of this role will be part of the maintenance team working in closed cells and other areas of the prison which are in need of repair.
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.
Aylesbury Prison has an excellent reputation of being a busy local prisons. 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.
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.