Painter & Decorator

Posted 27 October 2023
Salary £18 to £20 CIS
LocationWest Midlands
Job type Temporary
Discipline Property Management & Construction Recruitment
Contact NameAilis Reilly

Job description

We are currently working in partnership with a Housing Association based in the West Midlands, who are recruiting for a Painter & Decorator on a temporary two-month contract. The position is due to start immediately, with the hourly rate of pay being £18 to £20 per hour via an Umbrella company.

The ideal candidate must have experience of carrying out Painting & Decorating within domestic and social housing. The candidate must also hold a full UK Driving License, with access to own vehicle and handheld equipment/tools.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Carry out a programme of planned Painting & Decorating tasks within kitchen and bathrooms for tenanted social housing properties

  • Provide a high level of customer service to tenants at all times, working both independently and as part of a team

  • Conducting day-to-day tasks to a high standard, including:

    • Stripping off old wallpaper and/or paint

    • Prepare surfaces with primer and undercoat

    • Mix paints by hand and/or using colour-matching equipment

    • Fill holes and cracks, ensuring surfaces are level

    • Apply paints and hang wallpapers

    • Measure surfaces to work out materials required

Experience and Skills required:

  • Carrying out Painting & Decorating within domestic and social housing

  • Minimum NVQ L2 Painting and Decorating

  • This is a programme team specialising in bathroom fitting so associated tasks like tiling, grouting, plaster patching and other associated carpentry skills would be useful

Working hours:

  • 40 hours per week

  • Monday to Friday

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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