Job Description

Post Title: Carpenter


Post Reference: PREM86


Hours: 37 hours per week with flexibility to meet business needs. Hours are typically worked over 4 days between Monday-Friday 07.30 – 17.00


Salary: £21,388 per annum which is scale 5 point 28 on the support staff scale.


Job Purpose: To provide the frontline carpentry fixing, maintenance and repair of Estate buildings


Vision: Permanent


Status: For this role, we are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated, qualified and experienced Carpenter to join our Maintenance Team.  The Maintenance Team is responsible for the management of the Estate’s property portfolio.  Working as a member of the multi-skilled maintenance team the post holder will assist with the planned maintenance, repair and improvement to the fabric, fixtures and services of all Estate properties. The role holder will be responsible for assisting other trades and contractors when required to ensure the highest levels of service.


The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the necessary relevant experience and expertise. We are looking for someone to be self-driven and who can work with minimal supervision but also work as part of a small team.


For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Matthew Hodgett on 01305 215220 during normal working hours.


The Closing Date for Applications:           Friday 14 May 2021 at 9:00am


Proposed Interview Date:                            Friday 24 May 2021


To Apply:


Please visit the KMC website for a College Application Form and a full Job Description.


Please return the completed Application Form by email to or by post to: HR Department, Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8PY.


Applicants for this position must complete a college employment application form. CVs will not be accepted.


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For further details on application forms or the recruitment process, please go to our website Alternatively, please contact the HR department by emailing


You will be asked to provide evidence of all the qualifications listed on your application form at interview.


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Kingston Maurward College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.


The College welcomes applications from people with a disability and will offer interviews to all those who are able to reasonably fulfil the criteria outlined in this Job Description. If applicants with a disability shortlisted for interview require any assistance in attending please contact the College’s Human Resources Manager in order that alternative arrangements are made.


Kingston Maurward College reserves the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.


Following receipt of completed application forms, if you have not heard from the College within 2 weeks of the closing date regrettably you will not have been short listed on this occasion. All short listed applicants will be contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date or no later than 3 days prior to the interview date (where an interview date is specified).