Painter and Decoraator

Job details

Stride (One of the STR Group of Companies) are currently working on behalf of a client to recruit for the following position:
Client: Large Housing Association

Job title: Painter and Decorator

Employment type: Permanent

Location: Plymouth

Salary: £21,851 – £22,698 + Van + Tool Allowance + Uniform + Great Benefits

Application closing date: 25th February 2018

We currently have a great opportunity for a Painter and Decorator with proven experience in paper hanging to work as part of our clients Property Care Team in Plymouth.

You’ll complete repairs and maintenance packages to our client’s companies and other housing associations, local authorities, schools and private landlords within occupied and void properties.

Measuring surface areas to work out how much paint or wall covering is required.
Stripping off old wallpaper or paint.
Filling holes and cracks and making sure surfaces are level.
Preparing surfaces with primer and undercoat.
Mixing paint to the right shade, either by hand or using computerized colour-matching equipment.
Applying layers of paint and hanging wallpaper.
Tidying up after finishing a job.


You should have a minimum of NVQ level 2 or equivalent in Painting and Decorating with demonstrable experience in all aspects of this core trade. You will have experience of working in occupied premises and be able to demonstrate good customer care skills.

The ability to use mobile technology such as iPad or PDA is essential. A current CSCS card is desirable

This is a full time role, working 40 Hours per week, with the opportunity to supplement your salary through call out and overtime when required. A van, tool allowance, iPad, uniform and PPE will also be provided along with great benefits including 25 days paid holiday and a £450 flexible benefit pot.

Due to the requirement to travel within this role, you must hold a full and current driving licence that is acceptable to our insurers and have the ability to drive a company van.

If the above is of interest please either call Rob Dartnell on 02392 322383, or/and forward across an upto date CV to

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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