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Job summary

As a joinery apprentice within the Hospital environment, you will be learning and developing skills and knowledge to prepare and install basic building components. Working with building materials (most often wood) to create and install building components.

Please note you will be required to bring Maths and English qualifications to interview.

Apprentices will learn how to shape and cut materials, install finished materials like partitions, doors, moldings, timber floor skirting’s and erecting structural components, using the appropriate tools and to the quality specified.

You will also learn about the necessity to undertake regular planned preventative maintenance on building fabric, notably fire rated and non-fire rated doors.

You will also learn about installation and maintenance of various types of door and cupboard lock mechanisms.

Main duties of the job

To work alongside Trust Joiner to learn and develop skills of Trade.

Attendance at college for course required for completion of approved apprenticeship.

Attendance of training courses for progression, updates and refreshers in the pursuit of Continual Professional Development.

Keeping appropriate training logs, as required.

Undertake all Trust associated mandatory and e-learning modules, as required.

To undertake any other reasonable tasks and duties, as required by the job.

To have a flexible approach to work activities as some tasks may require an element of working outside of normal working hours.

About us

The Walton CentreNHS Foundation Trust is the only NHS trust to hold dual accreditation for theInvestors in People we invest in people and we invest in wellbeingstandards and has been awarded Gold status for both. TheWalton Centre is a leader in the treatment and care of neurology andneurosurgery, placing the patient and their family at the heart of everythingwe do. As the only specialist hospital trust in the UK dedicated to providingcomprehensive neurology, neurosurgery, spinal and pain management services weare proud to be rated as an Outstanding Trust by the Care Quality Commission(CQC), and champion change throughout the field of neuroscience. Originallyformed in 1992, the Trust received Foundation Trust status in 2009.

Witharound 1,450 staff, The Walton Centre treats more than 127,000 outpatients and18,000 inpatients each year. We have leading specialists and incrediblydedicated staff delivering excellent clinical outcomes for brain, spinal andneurological care nationally and internationally. Teams across our site inFazakerley, Liverpool, offer a world-class service in diagnosing and treatinginjuries and illnesses affecting the brain, spine and peripheral nerves andmuscles, and in supporting people suffering from a wide range of long-termneurological conditions.

Date posted

14 November 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 3

Salary

£22,816 to £24,336 a year

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

27 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

C9160-450600

Job locations

Sid Watkins building

The Walton Centre

Fazakerley

Merseyside

L9 7BB

Job description

Job responsibilities

Role summary

As a joinery apprentice within the Hospital environment, you will be learning and developing skills and knowledge to prepare and install basic building components. Working with building materials (most often wood) to create and install building components.

Apprentices will learn how to shape and cut materials, install finished materials like partitions, doors, mouldings, timber floor Skirtings and erecting structural components, using the appropriate tools and to the quality specified.

You will also learn about the necessity to undertake regular planned preventative maintenance on building fabric, notably fire rated and non-fire rated doors.

You will also learn about installation and maintenance of various types of door and cupboard lock mechanisms.

Additionally, you will learn to respond to helpdesk job requests for repairs, maintenance and, sometimes new installation, which may require the manufacturing of items for fitting, using the appropriate tools and machinery.

Job Information

Training

Attendance at college for course required for completion of approved apprenticeship.

Attendance of training courses for progression, updates and refreshers in the pursuit of Continual Professional Development.

Have the ability to understand the requirements for cleanliness within NHS buildings.

Have a good understanding of the workings of other trades in relationship to your own.

Keeping appropriate training logs, as required.

Undertake all Trust associated mandatory and e-learning modules, as required.

Risk

Understanding the methodology associated to risk assessment and their requirement for safe working.

Undertake Health and Safety training, as required.

Ensure other team members and colleagues are informed and engaged with in relation to health and safety matters.

General Duties

To undertake any other reasonable tasks and duties, as required by the job.

To have a flexible approach to work activities as some tasks may require an element of working outside of normal working hours.

Any other duties within the Estates and Facilities function, which may be required by the Trust, which may be deemed as within the scope of the individuals competence.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • GCSE Maths and English grade 4 or above or Key Skills Level 2 in Maths and English
  • Willing to work towards completion of a joinery apprenticeship framework
  • Desirable

  • Experience of some work (including work experience) within a building services or construction role
  • Previous joinery knowledge and skills
  • Experience

    Essential

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A strong analytical mind, with appropriate training able to understand complex systems and to carry out fault finding in a logical and analytical manner.
  • To be aware of your competency limits to ensure personal safety and the safety of others in the workplace.
  • Able to plan own jobs under supervision from more senior colleagues within the workplace.
  • Able to follow and adapt written instructions and safety procedures.
  • Proficient in the use of hand tools and diagnostic test equipment.
  • Good manual dexterity
  • Able to work at height using access from ladders/scaffold and work in confined spaces.