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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/06/2021.

Maintenance Craftsperson (Joiner)

Job Reference: 263-SOL-EST-065

NTW Solutions
Northgate Hospital, Morpeth
£22,866 per annum

NTW Solutions Limited is an established private company, wholly owned by Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust, which provides the Trust with estates, facilities, procurement and some financial and workforce services. It employs around 750 staff and has the potential to increase the range of services that it provides to the Trust and other organisations.

As Company we are committed to supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work. We particularly welcome applications from Ethnic Minorties and we are committed to improving employment opportunities for ethnic minorities across the Company. We also welcome applications from, LGBTQ+ and non binary candidates. We have made a positive commitment to employing disabled people whether their impairments are physical, sensory, cognitive or hidden. and guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role as set out in role profiles. Those who are unemployed, including those who may have been out of work for a period of time

We are committed to the Health and Wellbeing of our staff. We have a number of initiatives and support for staff including access to psychology and counselling services. We are proud to be recognised as a mindful employer.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within NTW Solutions Ltd, A wholey owned subsidiary of Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Trust in the role of Joinery Crafterperson. The suitably experienced professional will be a qualified Joiner working as part of a multi-disciplinary team based at Northgate Hospital, Morpeth, within the Estates Department.

The Post Holder will be undertaking planned maintenance, breakdown repairs and new installation work within healthcare premises on a variety of joinery/building and general construction related issues, inlcuding:

  • Joinery repairs
  • Door ironmongery (door closures, locks, fittings etc)
  • Wall and plastering repairs
  • Tiling
  • Brick work & concreting
  • External footpaths and roadway repairs
  • Drainage/guttering
  • Roof repairs
  • Flooring
  • Furniture and equipment assembly and repair
  • Window repairs and replacement (inc glazing films, etc)
  • Periodic inspection of all fire doors, panic bars and other items as directed by their supervisor, under the Planned Preventitive Maintenance Programme
  • Installation and re-fixing of all types of ceilings, (inc suspended)

This vacancy will be based at Northgate Hospital, Morpeth and will also cover the surrounding community premises.

Please refer to the Job Description itself for a wider overview of the role itself.

Please note that it is not under NHS agenda for change terms and conditions, as this vacancy is for NTW Solutions Ltd not Cumbria, Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust.

If you would like to discuss the role please feel free to contact Paul Gair, Building Estates Officer - 01670 394186

All jobs will be appointed on the NTW Solutions Limited terms and conditions (not NHS/A4C terms).

Recruitment into NTW Solutions Limited will follow the principals of NHS Employer Check Standards and any relevant employment legislation.

Various posts are subject to DBS clearance prior to commencement.

In view of recent changes to Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

Please note if you are external to the CNTW Group you will be subject to a six month probationary period.


After applying on NHS Jobs and successful at interview your submitted application will be imported into our Third party recruitment system - Trac Jobs. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, all communication will come via By applying for this post you are agreeing that we can transfer the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system, in this case Trac Jobs.

This advert for a vacancy with NTW Solutions appears under the authority of Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust.

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