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Building Craftsperson (Mason)

Building Craftsperson (Mason)

Posted 15 November by National Trust

Working for the National Trust means working for an organisation who are atthe forefront of preserving the UK’s precious past, and delivering innovativesolutions to make our environment sustainable for the future. We are a charity,and funding is key! We need to constantly generate finances to do what we do,so as well as being Europe’s leading heritage organisation, we are verycustomer service focused. We offer fantastic career opportunities in the mostfabulous places to work in the UK, where unforgettable experiences are sharedevery day. Working for us means working with extremely passionate people, inamazing locations for a fundamentally essential cause. What better reason toget out of bed every morning?

What it's like to work here

You'll be based on the Lanhydrock estate working closelywith other members of a small, friendly building team. You will also work onboth the North and South coasts in some of the most beautiful areas Cornwallhas to offer. In addition to the large Grade 1 listed buildings the NationalTrust also owns several farms, holiday cottages and residential houses that allrequire care and attention throughout the year. Your job role will be variedand interesting, often presenting unexpected challenges and giving you theopportunity to develop new skills.

What you'll be doing

Joining us as a Mason, you’ll provide a highly professional and practicalbuilding service to our historic mansions, houses and other buildings. You’lluse your practical, hands-on experience to ensure we can continue to conserveand maintain these beautiful places for future generations by providing thehighest standards of skills. You’ll undertake conservation repairs,ensuring that the correct materials and methods are used. You'll be familiarand competent with traditional methods of mason repairs and will be confident makingjudgments on what repairs are needed.

Who we're looking for

To besuccessful in this role you'll need to have;

  • Competency in the use of portable electric power tools
  • Good practical knowledge of own trade, and that of other trades
  • Good communication skills
  • Demonstrable consultation skills of listening, building trust and acting to deliver a high quality service
  • Excellent customer service skills
The package

Looking after you

  • Health cash plan - from as little as £3.09 per month for you and your dependents
  • Pension contribution match up to 10%
  • EAP and proactive Health and Wellbeing
  • Discounted gym membership at over 100 leisure facilities across the country

Looking after your career

  • Grow your career through professional training courses across the Trust
  • Develop your skills with an internal secondment
  • Pay review linked to values and behaviours, commitment to progression
  • Income protection due to illness

Unique to Us

  • Work in some of the most beautiful, iconic and unique locations in the UK
  • Free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
  • 20% off in our Retail and Food & Beverage outlets
  • Discount up to 35% off a National Trust holiday cottage booking

Required skills

  • Communication Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Trade
  • Active Team Player

Reference: 36619368

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