Making a Difference
to people's lives

Advanced Craft Carpenter


Salary:            £30,134.00 per annum

Location:        Covering Shropshire and Staffordshire area

Hours:            36 hours per week

Contract Types: Full-time, with both Temporary 12 month and Permanent roles available.


The Organisation:

The Wrekin Housing Group is a socially minded organisation that makes a difference to people’s lives. We do this by:

  • Providing more than 13,500 homes for affordable rent across Telford & Wrekin, Shropshire and Staffordshire.
  • Delivering care services to older people, adults with learning difficulties and people with dementia.
  • Channelling social investment across communities to create jobs and promote economic growth. We generate opportunities for people to gain employability skills, maximising the social value of our services and delivering wider community benefits.

At Wrekin you will be joining a team of more than 1200 colleagues who inspire positive change, communicate clearly, grow together and ensure that everyone matters. We make sure that all colleagues have the tools and training to flourish and contribute to our collective goal of making a difference to people’s lives.

(For further details please visit our website


The Role:

We are looking for suitably qualified individuals who can demonstrate the ability to carry out a range of high-quality Carpenter related maintenance repairs.

Although the majority of your work will be mainly carpentry based, you will need to have experience in other trades areas including, plumbing, tiling, plastering and general building maintenance to undertake repairs in line with our responsive repairs demands. You will also need to hold a full driving licence to be considered for this post.

(For further details please see the job description)


What do you need?

City and Guilds Qualification in one of the building trades, or equivalent time served in one of the building trades

You must be able have demonstratable post apprenticeship experience of maintenance in domestic properties


Our Inclusive Culture

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer. All applications are considered on the requirements of the role regardless of gender identity, nationality, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, religious belief or background. Please refer to our Equal Opportunities Policy below for further information.



In return we offer you an interesting, challenging and rewarding opportunity to join a supportive organisation. Our benefits include an attractive Annual Leave allowance, a Competitive Pension Scheme, Health Care options, Life Assurance, discounted gym and a savings/discount scheme for shopping and days out.


The Recruitment Process

In partnership with our trusted external providers we are committed to undertaking care and safeguarding checks with all colleagues. These checks may vary according to the role you have applied for.

We also ask for two references for everyone who is offered a position, one of which must be your current or most recent employer. All roles will also be offered subject to satisfactory right to live and work in the UK checks; if you need any further information on these checks please visit

For more information email us at and we will happily answer your queries.


NB: Previous applicants need now re-apply

Ref : WHG2224. Closing Date : 13/10/2023 - Interview Date : 20/10/2023


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