Carpenter (Short-term Temporary):

Job Ref No: CHJ/JUN/J98 | Closing Date: 17/June/2022

Reports To:

Estates Manager


  1. Specific job responsibilities include the following:
  1. Works closely (collaborates) with other Technicians in the estates department under the supervision of Estates Manager to periodically monitor and evaluate the status of hospital furniture, fixtures and fittings.
  2. Ensure that hospital furniture, fixtures and fittings are maintained in good condition and is safe to use. He/she shall be engaged within the premises to:
  1. Repair and fit all such items like doors, windows, frames, cupboards, etc.
  2. Fix broken glasses on doors and windows
  3. Repair and service hospital doors, locks, drawers.
  4. Restore broken wooden furniture where possible.
  5. Repair wooden crutches for patients.
  6. Change and restore custer wheels on chairs, beds, trollies, etc.
  7. Repair leaking roofs and ceiling boards as shall be agreed with Estates Manager
  1. Upon request, the Carpenter shall be engaged to fabricate/construct/make:
  1. New furniture such as chairs, tables, benches
  2. Medical related items like casting sticks for OPD and theatre as well as wooden rolling boards used for rolling gauze in theatre and OPD.
  3. Both wooden and steel products based on the level of expertise and skill set.
  1. Maintain a record/log of his/her attendance and the identified carpentry tasks at hand, what has achieved and what is pending.


  1. Required Competencies: Academic qualifications, knowledge and skills
  • Diploma in Carpentry is essential while a Higher diploma is desirable.
  • Carpentry knowledge and skills and ability to work on own initiative and meet deadline is desirable.
  • Two years’ experience working in a hospital setting is an added advantage.


How to apply: Applications (an email or a letter of interest and copies of academic qualifications) should be submitted to The Head of Human Resources, CoRSU Hospital P.O. 46 Kisubi or email to

Closing Date: 17/June/2022