Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
06/03/2021 00:00
A starting salary of £22,183 - £24,491 (Band 5)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Blyth Cowley Road Depot
Number of posts:
Closing date:
6 Mar
Further Information

37 hours

The Council Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.
For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

The role
An opportunity has arisen with Northumberland County Councils Repairs and Maintenance team for a suitably qualified and experienced electrician. We are looking for someone with a positive “can do “ attitude , a desire to do a good job and understanding of the relevant electrical regulations and good working practices in domestic housing.
The post holder will be responsible for carrying out a range of electrical related tasks , including electrical maintenance on all residential housing stock, electrical testing, fault finding and rectification The post holder must hold a current 18th edition electrician qualification. as a minimum requirement although extra training in this trade area and other supportive training can be provided to equip the post holder with the necessary skill sets to allow them to assist the council to provide consistently high level of service to its tenants and stake holders
More information regarding this can be discussed at interview. If successful, you will be part of a dedicated, multi disciplined team , delivering excellent customer focused service s across our housing portfolio. You will take pride in making a positive difference to customers and maintaining our homes to the highest standard by embracing and working to the Councils service plans and commitment to the people of Northumberland. Outside of the standard working week, we do operate an out of hours emergency service and the post holder will be expected to join the rota, for which a payment is made
The successful applicant will have a full driving licence and relevant qualifications.

We are offering:
- A starting salary of £22,183 - £24,491 (Band 5) 
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
- A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision - Training and development to allow you to add to your skill sets
- The opportunity to help shape the future service by supporting apprentices in their development
- Potential opportunities to enhance your career aspirations

For further information about this vacancy, please contact Keith Miller on 07976 886644 for an informal discussion.


If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to?attend an interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk