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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/11/2020.

Multi-Skilled Carpenter-Joiner - New Works Team

Job Reference: 269-SFT5731

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
Carpenter ~ Joiner
salisbury, Salisbury
£21,892 - £24,157 per annum pro rata if part time

Voted by the Sunday Times as the best place to live in Britain, Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, Salisbury also has one of the 31 UNESCO world heritage sites in the UK in the form of Stonehenge and in addition boasts a number of museums and famous landmarks which are well worth a visit. Alternatively, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible.

Are you an experienced, Multi-Skilled Carpenter~Joiner? Would you be interested in carrying out construction and refurbishment works across Salisbury District Hospital? If so, we have just the opportunity for you ...

The successful post holder will have:

  • Completed a recognised CITB craft apprenticeship in Carpentry & Joinery with completion certificate; a City & Guilds Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery or other equal and approved training which will provide the required level of theoretical and practical knowledge.
  • Significant relevant experience ideally spanning new installation work and refurbishment, preferably in a healthcare or public service setting that will provide an intermediate level of knowledge and give the ability to work unassisted.
  • Good knowledge and experience of associated building trades to use practically on relevant tasks as required. (Ground works, demolition, bricklaying and wet trades).

Due to retirement we currently have two vacancies within the New Works Team. The successful applicants will be working alone and as part of a multi-disciplined team within Salisbury Estates Department. They will be required to work in an economic, efficient and safe manner to improve the facilities for patients and staff at Salisbury District Hospital.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Graham Tyrrell Estates Officer (Building)

01722 336262 ext 4977

Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if we receive a large number of applications. We will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.


We offer parking on site at Salisbury District Hospital, a daily charge applies. We encourage our staff to utilise other green methods of getting to work such as cycling or walking where possible, and our Trust is well connected through the bus services to the city centre and other areas.


Equality remains at the centre of our policymaking, service delivery, and employment practice, giving all employees equal opportunity to develop, apply for promotions, and have working arrangements that enable them to achieve a manageable work-life balance.

The Trust actively promotes a work environment free from harassment and discrimination and provides training for staff to ensure this happens. We also closely monitor recruitment activity, training, development and employment practices to ensure equality of practice with regard to race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, martial status and age.


If this job requires you to have DBS check to enable you to properly fulfil the requirements of the job, on appointment, you will be required to replay the cost of obtaining a DBS check and this amount will be reclaimed in installments from your salary. Many staff use the DBS update service at a cost of £13 per annum but you need to sign up for this via their website.

Please read the job description and person specification carefully and ensure that your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience required.


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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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