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Painter and Decorator


£7 – £10 per hour (Dependent on location and experience)

40+ Hours Per Week Temporary (may even include weekend work)


A Painter and Decorator will be required to undertake work on a variety of domestic and industrial projects ranging from re-decorating homes to applying heavy-duty finishes to large structures like exterior buildings and bridges.


Responsibilities can vary between different projects.  It may include but is not limited to:

* Following the strict instructions of the project manager to carry out the work as required

* Stripping off old wallpaper or paint

* General site clearence ensuring the site is kept clean and tidy

* Filling holes and cracks and making sure surfaces are level

* Preparing the site for decorating

* Ensuring the site is kept free of hazards and necessary precautions are taken to ensure the public are aware of work in progress

* In some cases you may be required to use the clients tools, therefore they must be maintained and kept in good working order

About the Candidate

*  Solid understanding of painting and decorating and health and safety regulations

*  Excellent awareness of surroundings

*  Must be of reasonable physical fitness

*  Establish and maintain excellent working relationships and communicate well with your colleagues

* Be able to work independently and as part of a team

*  Have excellent practical skills

*  Ability to work to deadlines and to a high standard

*  Be able to work at heights when required

* You may be required to present two references from previous employers to demonstrate the quality of your work

* In some cases you will be required to provide your own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and tools



* In the majority of cases a Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) card is absolutely essential to enter a site.

* In a small number of cases Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) may be required.


* It would be desirable but not essential to have a GCSE in Maths, English or be able to demonstrate that you are competent in Maths or English.

* Level 1 Award/Certificate in Basic Construction Skills (Painting and Decorating)

* Level 1 Certificate in Construction Crafts – Painting and Decorating

* Level 1/2/3 Diploma in Painting and Decorating


* Opportunity to expand your skillset

* Opportunity to work on a prestigious projects

* Competitive rates available DOE

* Company expenses paid

* Opportunity to progress on other projects

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