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Multi Skilled Carpenter South and South West

Posted: 21 Nov 2019 Closes: 20 Jan 2020
Garratt Lane Starting from £15.55 per hour (GBP 32,357pa rising to GBP 33,327pa after successful 6 months' probation
Permanent & Full-time l-q-group/20191121105623

We have some great opportunities for Multi Skilled Carpenters covering our South West and South Neighbourhoods with our Direct Maintenance Team

The Role

Title:              Multi Skilled Carpenter (Reactive and Voids)

Location:      Based in L&Q South and South West London

Contract:      Permanent, Full time 40 hours per week

Salary:           Starting from £15.55 per hour (GBP 32,357pa rising to GBP 33,327pa following successful completion of 6 months' probation) plus benefits

There is an opportunity for overtime and being placed on the call out rota.

Closing date for completed applications Sunday 1st December at 11pm

**Previous applicants within the last two months need not re-apply**

Role Profile.pdf

L&Q are looking for a number of Customer Focused, high performing Carpenters with additional skills to be part of their in-house Maintenance Team. We have openings within our South and South West Neighbourhoods.  

South covering Elephant & Castle and the surrounding South London areas. 

South West Neighbourhoods covering Wandsworth, Croydon, Merton and the surrounding South West London areas. 

The focus will be on high quality work, outstanding customer service and a right first time attitude. 

The role will be dealing with all aspects of internal/ external repairs including kitchen re-fits and repairing UPVC doors and windows. In addition to carpentry you will have associated skills and experience in plumbing, painting/decorating and a knowledge of groundworks.

Our Operatives are supplied with an L&Q van (business use only), uniform and PPE equipment.  You will begin the day from your home address where you will travel to jobs which are distributed to your PDA (hand-held device).

The Person

  • Working knowledge of a building and/or housing environment
  • Able to deliver excellent customer service (essential)
  • Relevant City and Guilds/NVQ qualifications (or qualified by experience)
  • Able to use a PDA and Smartphone
  • Full driving licence (essential)
  • Must have own hand tools (larger tools and specialist equipment will be arranged if needed)


PLEASE NOTE: Shortlisted candidates are required to complete an assessment.

Our commitments:

At L&Q, people are at the heart of our business and our success depends on employing the best people and getting the best from them.  This is why we are committed to developing our people. It's only by investing in a well-trained and motivated workforce that we can continue to prosper and sustain business success.

In addition to our support and training, the successful candidate will have access to our full suite of benefits including 26 days holiday rising to 31 days with length of service, annual bonus subject to group performance, excellent Pension scheme, Benenden Healthcare, an employee assistance programme and non-contributory life assurance.

We are committed to supporting your work-life balance and recognise the changing demands and circumstances in life.  Please let us know during the recruitment process if you’re interested in part time working or job sharing.  In addition, should your circumstances change once you have joined L&Q, you can also request flexible working arrangements, e.g. a change to working hours - if it’s feasible then we’ll make it happen.

We are recognised externally for our commitment to inclusion.  We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident (Committed) employer and have signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge to demonstrate our commitment to end mental health discrimination in the workplace.

We expect all of our employees to support our environmental policy and social responsibility work. We are an employer committed to environmental and social responsibility

L & Q Group

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