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PERMANENT: 37 Hours per week
SALARY: £26,421 to £28,770
LOCATION: Tiverton

We are looking to expand our already successful Building Services Team by recruiting an enthusiastic Skilled Decorator. The post holder will be working as part of our Building Services Team delivering works to our Housing Stock, mainly within empty homes.

Work will be varied comprising of general painting and decorating tasks, and some aspects of other trades work as necessary.

For this post you must be qualified or working towards NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Painting & Decorating, Maintenance or Construction Skills and have at least 3 years’ experience in a relevant industry. Those with significant experience and references without qualification will still be considered. It is essential that the post holder is both confident and self-motivated at all times with excellent customer communication skills. Previous experience of working in Social housing would be an advantage, and experience of mobile working solutions and hand held devices’ is desirable.

The hours of work will be 37 per week with a good degree of flexibility. 

For full details please read the Job Description

Applicants must have a full driving licence, and be customer and quality focused.

To find out more

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Patrick Hyde on 01884 233037

For full details please read the Job Description and Person Specification - HB06 - Skilled Building Maintenance Operative (Painter & Decorator)

The Job Description refers to the level of competencies required for this post. For an explanation of what this means, please see Core Competencies.

A satisfactory basic disclosure check and three years complete employment history will be requested in the event of you being offered the position.

Unfortunately we are unable to sponsor skilled worker visas at this time. For more information on pre-employment checks, please review the documents found here.

How to apply

Please download and complete our Job Application Form and send to Alternatively, print and send by post to:

Human Resources
Mid Devon District Council
Phoenix House
Phoenix Lane
Tiverton, Devon
EX16 6PP

Please remember to quote the following post and vacancy numbers:

CLOSING DATE:  23 July 2024 at 1:00pm

MDDC reserves the right to close this vacancy early. We therefore encourage early applications.

We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.  We are keen to make our interviews accessible. Let us know on your job application if you have a disability and need any reasonable adjustments.

We're committed to Equality of Opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If we've not contacted you within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. 

Thank you for showing an interest in this vacancy and we wish you every success with your on-going job search.

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