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Decorator - Countess of Chester NHS

Maintenance Craftsperson (Decorator)
– Band 3
37.5 Hours per Week

Please apply by the 3rd December

Starting salary £16,968 per annum for 37.5 hours per week (equivalent to £8.68 per hour) top of scale after 6 years currently £19,852 (equivalent to £10.15 per hour).

Do you want to make a difference for patients? As a painter/decorator at the Countess of Chester Hospital you could do just that.

Working within the NHS you will enjoy the benefits of being employed within a large public sector organisation including a generous pension scheme and paid holiday entitlement.

Holiday entitlement commences at 27 days per year + 8 bank holidays and increases further after 5 and 10 years’ service.

You will mainly work indoors in a variety of areas, working in a friendly, caring environment.

You will have served a recognised apprenticeship as a painter and decorator and will have good qualifications ie. City and Guilds or equivalent and have extensive practical experience.

Whilst working on your core trade of painting and decorating, you will also provide support to other crafts persons, thus enhancing your building trade skills. Your main responsibility being to carry out general building maintenance of the Trust’s building structure, fabric, finishing and fittings, you will be required to implement safe systems complying with statutory and regulatory requirements, supporting innovation.

You will become an active member of the team working to promote good working practice, minimise downtime and assist in improving standards and will be capable of interacting with staff at all levels on a day to day basis, possessing excellent communication skills.

Applicants should have an adaptable, flexible approach to work and be able to demonstrate that they can work well as a team, as well as being able to use your own initiative.

Interviews will take place on: Tuesday 19th December 2017


To view a full job description and to submit an online application please visit NHS Jobs on Alternatively for an informal chat or for further information please contact Mark Jones, Building and Engineering Manager on 01244 365315/01244 365318. Please note -previous applicants need not apply.

Job Details

Employer: NHS - Countess Of Chester Hospital
Location: Chester
Hours: Permanent 37.5 hours
Pay: Starting £16.968
Type: Permanent
Placed: 24/11/2017