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Multi Skilled Carpenter - South East

Posted: 12 Feb 2020 Closes: 26 Feb 2020
Kings Hall Mews, Lewisham Starting from £15.55 per hour (GBP 32,357pa rising to GBP 33,327pa following successful completion of 6 months' probation) plus benefits
Permanent & Full-time l-q-group/20200212143443

We have a great opportunity for a experienced Multi Skilled Carpenter to join our Direct Maintenance Team covering the South East Neighbourhood.

Title:              Multi Skilled Carpenter

Location:      Based in L&Q South East 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.

*Previous applications within the last 3 months need not reapply*

Closing date for completed applications 26th February 2020 at 11pm

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 East Neighbourhood. South East covering Bromley and Lewisham and the surrounding 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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