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Multiskilled Craftperson Joiner

Mid Cheshire Hospitals
Leighton Hospital, Crewe
Competitive salary
Closing date
14 Oct 2021

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Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is building on its Foundation Trust status and impressive track record and a vacancy for a Multi skilled Craftsperson Building (Joiner) has arisen within the Estates Maintenance Department.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual who has a willingness to adapt and to learn, you will assist other Maintenance Craftsmen and other trained staff in carrying out maintenance duties throughout the hospital and other unit premises and undertake unsupervised routine maintenance.

You will be required to carry out or oversee the repair/planned and unplanned maintenance, of all building structures, fabric and finishes, and the implementation of minor building works associated with premises administered by the Estates & Facilities Division. You will be required to carry out when required, where you are deemed competent, duties in other trades appertaining to Estates & Facilities and the operational function of the Division, in the pursuit of a fully flexible workforce.

There will also be a need to provide sickness and annual leave cover for the section. You will integrate with all sections of the Estates and Facilities Division and liaise with all trust staff.

To succeed in the role you will have a completed a time served apprenticeship or similar structured training program with post qualification experience in joinery, and possess a City and Guilds, ONC, BTEC,TEC or equivalent National Qualifications Framework level 3 qualifications in Joinery along with a good knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and guidance.

The Estates Maintenance Department provides a varied range of building and engineering services to Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust in order to maintain the buildings and associated services in line with current legislation and standards. The department is committed to the ongoing training of their staff to a high standard in order to comply with legislation and to ensure that the patient environment is maintained so as to be safe but in a cost effective and efficient manner.

If your application is successful, you will be invited for a Trade Test. If you are successful in passing the Trade Test, you will then be invited to a formal interview.
  • Trade test would be week commencing 8th November 2021


For an informal discussion or visit to the department, please contact

Gareth Lyons, Estates Officer Operational

01270 612391

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  • Appointments are subject to a 6 month probationary period
  • You will be required to pay for a DBS disclosure where the post requires one
  • MCHFT does not reimburse travel to interview expenses
  • Should you require a reasonable adjustment to our recruitment process, please contact or tel. 01270 273937 to discuss

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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