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Job Summary

To perform work that is both of a routine and non-routine nature, to carry out painting and decorating requirements and other buildings as directed by Management.  


To ensure work is carried out in compliance with the s safety standards and procedures.



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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities-Painter and Decorator Job description

Painter and Decorator Job description

Communication and Team Working


• To carry at all times the s communication devices (Pagers, Two-way radios and mobile phones, if applicable) to facilitate immediate response to emergencies.


• To liaise with team Leader to request the supply of goods and/or services as necessary.


• Immediately notifies the Team leader of any deviation from the regulations


• Complete all report sheets as and when necessary


• Maintain ALL records and registers of equipment as required.



Apprentice-trained electrician

NVQ3 or equivalent

Latest Edition IEE certification

Inspection and testing certification

Low voltage competent person training




Ability to install, maintain and repair electrical services, plant and equipment


Computer literate on building management systems and software




Good experience of  working in an electrical environment -

Preferably in a organisation




Ability to work alone or as part of a team

Good interpersonal skills

Ability to learn new skills



Ability to travel between sites

Able to join on-call team

Undertake out of hours working when required


Planning and Organising


• To carry out internal and external painting and decorating requirements


• To carry out plastering to walls to make good ready for decoration.


• Minor repairs to surfaces and structures prior to decorating/painting.


• Undertake minor repair works and general maintenance activities.


• To use all relevant tools and equipment within safety guidelines as necessary for the completion of works.


• Erecting of access equipment as required, with appropriate training and competency.


• Erection of all necessary access plant and temporary screening as and when required to protect the environment and people, all in accordance with current Health & Safety guidance.


• Carry out planned programme of painting and redecoration in accordance with the Estates work plan.


• Use all relevant tools and equipment within safety guidelines as necessary for the completion of works.


• Monitor decorating material stock and procure new stock as required.


• Provide operational support to all Estates functions in emergency situations.


• To undertake work in relation to:


- Sign writing and stencilling

- All types of wall papering

- Dry lining damaged walls

- Reglazing windows, including face putty.






hospital buildings

- Plasterwork repairs.

- Cutting, fixing of plastic wall protection products.

- Replacing damaged floor tiles.

- Replacing damaged ceiling tiles.

- Fit new plasterboard and plaster.

- Coving and artexing

- Paint spraying.


• Removing paint with appropriate equipment.


• To prepare the area ready for decoration including the moving of heavy equipment i.e. fridges, filing cabinets, tables etc.


• To interpret and work from all instructions, drawings and specification appropriate to his trade, without supervision.


• To undertake snow clearing and road gritting as and when required, as instructed by the Estates Team Leaders and Estates Officers.




Managing – People and Resources


• Co-ordinating painting duties with departmental staff.


• To be conversant and qualified to use and maintain all relevant hand and power hand tools, and workshop equipment in a safe effective manner. Be capable of carrying out a good standard of workmanship in all duties as directed by the team leader or works superintendent.


• To request assistance from team leader where task exceeds loan worker capabilities.














Training and Teaching


• To undertake training as required, enabling post holder to carry out the services, providing efficient running of the department and to obtain new skills/techniques.


• To attend mandatory and other appropriate training and development courses as identified.


• Maintain a good working knowledge and understanding of quality improvement.




Policy and Procedures


• Works with and follows all safety guidelines at all times whilst working on Estates plant & equipment.









• Work in accordance with COSHH guidelines and requirements.


• To conform to the  Major Incident Procedure






• Actively participate in the operation of the Estates labour control scheme by working within the scheme including completion of all paperwork required of the scheme. (Including completion of all job dockets and timesheets). To participate in regular team briefings.


• To participate in the  Appraisal system and Personal Development planning