Painter & Decorator / Handyperson



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Construction / Skilled Trades / Outdoor, Education, Management, Other, Property / Housing



Our client, a Cambridge College, wishes to appoint a Painter & Decorator/Handyperson to be part of their Maintenance Department.

Painter & Decorator / Handyperson
Location: Cambridge
Salary: £24,884 per annum (subject to a Cost of Living review in August 2022)
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (exclusive of meal breaks); requests for part-time working will be considered
Contract Type: Permanent, subject to six months’ probation

Reporting to the Head of Buildings and Maintenance, the Painter & Decorator/Handyperson is responsible for providing a high standard of décor and high standard of service regarding repairs to the fabric of the College buildings, and at all times complying with established procedures for standards of work and health and safety working practices.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate excellent manual painting skills and a strong knowledge of paints and other coating products for internal and external use. To be successful in the role, it will be necessary to build good working relationships and have effective communication with all College staff.

There is the opportunity for salary progression through performance-based increments, and salaries will be subject to a Cost of Living review on 1st August 2022. In addition, the College offers excellent benefits including a generous occupational pension scheme and a free meal on duty. Staff are also entitled to free use of the College gym and on-site parking.

This College is home to students of all backgrounds from the UK and across the world. They are proud of their diversity. They are keen to receive applications from people who may be under-represented in their community.

Closing date: noon Friday 8 July 2022*
Interviews: expected to be held in the week beginning 11 July 2022

*The right is reserved to call particularly strong candidates for interview before the closing date for applications.

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