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College Carpenter

£29,698.50- £32,740.50 per annum

37.5 hours per week

St Hugh’s College is seeking a Carpenter to join the College’s friendly Maintenance team on a permanent basis. The jobholder will carry out routine carpentry maintenance and improvements to all College property, under the direction of the Buildings Maintenance Manager.

Duties will include various repairs and renewals including repairs to sash windows, fire doors, occasional furniture and glazing, ordering materials and purchasing of replacement carpentry stock.

There will also be a requirement to undertake non-carpentry tasks and assist other members of the team when necessary. The role will involve working at height from time to time, so use of ladders and tower scaffolding would be required following the relevant training.

Applicants should be able to present a positive and helpful attitude, possess excellent communication skills, and the ability to work independently as well as in a team.

A recognised trade qualification eg City & Guilds Carpentry & Joinery, NVQ Level 4 or equivalent is essential.

As a member of the College, staff have access to the following benefits:

  • Enrolment into the Oxford Staff Pension Scheme (OSPS)
  • 30 days of annual leave and 8 public holidays per year for full time equivalent staff (8 days of annual leave is reserved to cover the Christmas break when the College is closed)
  • Provision of meals free of charge while on duty when the kitchens are open and tea and coffee
  • Health & Wellbeing initiatives, including access to an EAP, free annual flu jab, and free eye tests for all staff
  • A discounted travel scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme/Bike Loan
  • Access to University Staff Benefits

For further information about the role, please contact

To apply for this role please download, fill out and submit an application form and equal opportunities monitoring form and send alongside a copy of your CV via email to References will be taken up for the successful candidate.

Closing date: 9.00am on Friday 22 March 2024.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held in person at St Hugh’s w/c Monday 25 March 2024

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Application form 

Equal opportunities monitoring form