Carpenter, HMP Leyhill, Permanent, Full time position

Your new company
You will be working for HMP Leyhill located in Wotton-under-edge as a Project escort (Operational Security). HMP Leyhill is a local prison holding sentenced prisoners. It is a Male Open Prison and has a capacity of around 500 prisoners.

Your new role
As a Carpenter you will be working within the Works maintenance department on site. You will be required to ensure the site is maintained to the agreed standard with the undertaking of planned maintenance, refurbishment and new works, Construct building frameworks, install structures and fixtures within staff and prisoner buildings, adherence to Health and Safety guidelines and security procedures in order to meet sites short term and long term goals and objectives.

Other duties may include but are not limited to:

- The Fitting, repair and maintenance of all locks and maintain locking Schedules

- Undertake survey inspections for quality control purposes - You may be required to work alongside prisoners, oversee there work and train them where necessary.

- Cell refurbishments, door and door frame repairs, stairs, window panels, signposts, fire door audits, form work and other bespoke timber items.

What you'll need to succeed
You must have an NVQ level 2 as a minimum in Carpentry however level 3 is desirable. At least 2 years’ experience in carrying out locksmith work.

What you'll get in return
A competitive salary as well as opportunities for further training will be offered. All uniform and tools will be provided.

What you need to do now
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Job Type
Working Pattern
Government & Public Services
Prison Escorts or Trades
£37-£30 K per annum dependant on experience

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Kimberley Lehser, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Bristol
2nd Floor, 3 Temple Quay, Temple Back East

Telephone: 0117 9275470