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Northumberland County Council
£20,444 - £22,129
Closing date
12 Jun 2022
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The Council

Northumberland County Council operates a huge 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 have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.

For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here:

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

Undertake internal and external joinery repairs  

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   

Able to run phone IT systems.  

To join the call out rota that is mandatory for the role.  

To always keep confidentiality  

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.’  

We are offering:

  • A starting salary of £20,444 (Band 4 Market Forces Allowances may apply)
  • 25 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays (rising to 30 after 5 years of service)(pro-rata for part-time employees)
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
  • A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision
  • Flexible working arrangements  

Essential requirements:

Driving Licence  

Ability to carry out basic IT skills on computer or hand held device    

For further information about this vacancy, please contact John Duthie by phone 01670 622914 for an informal discussion.

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


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