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Carpenter /Joiner 

Uppingham School founded in 1584 is one of Britain’s leafing co-educational independent boarding schools, it is located in the small market town of Uppingham, amid the rolling fields of Rutland. 

Position: Carpenter / Joiner 
Location: Uppingham, Oakham 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 39 hours per week. The hours are Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm and Friday 8.30am to 4pm (with an hour for lunch). 
Salary: up to £25,000 per annum 

The closing date for applications is: 5pm on Wednesday 10th July 2019 
Interview date: Friday 19th July 2019 

About the role: 

We are currently seeking an experienced Carpenter / Joiner to work in a variety of modern, historic and Grade I and II listed buildings, playing a key role in the Maintenance Department of one of the leading schools in the UK. 

You will help maintain, repair, modify and refurbish the School’s buildings and facilities to ensure a safe and attractive environment. The work is varied but typical duties might include: 

- Internal and external timber repairs prior to redecoration. 
- Ironmongery repair and replacement. 
- Replacing and adjusting fire doors. 
- Constructing bespoke items in hardwood. 
- Replacing / refurbishing ornate hardwood panelling. 
- Working on refurbishment projects as part of a team. 

About you: 

The ideal candidate will have an NVQ Level 3 in Carpentry and Joinery or equivalent qualification, along with experience of bench and site joinery, using woodworking machines and traditional construction and repair techniques. 

If you can work with minimum supervision, manage a varied workload and have an eye for detail, quality and a sympathetic approach to historic buildings we would be delighted to hear from you. 

For further details and to apply please click the apply button 

Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful candidates must be willing to undergo full screening in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KSCiE), including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Issues relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils will be explored at interview. 

You may have experience of the following: Carpentry, Multi Trade, NVQ Level 3, Property Maintenance, Building, Construction, Carpenter, Joiner, Joinery, Plumber, Plumbing, Builder, Plasterer, Plastering, Painter & Decorator, Tiling, NVQ 3 etc. 

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