Painting & Decorating Technician
College location: East Surrey College (Redhill)
Salary: Circa £21,000 (Subject to qualifications, skills and experience)
Hours: Full time (37 hours/week)
We are currently seeking to appoint an inspirational and enthusiastic Painting & Decorating Technician to join our Construction department.
This post would suit an individual who has achieved their own Painting & Decorating qualifications or who has a background in Painting & Decorating themselves and understands the basic principles. Candidates will be enthusiastic, self-motivated with excellent communication skills, and with a committed approach to your work you will maintain a high quality learning environment for our learners.
Based in the Construction area of our Technology department this exciting post will involve; supporting students in their learning of practical skills in the Painting & Decorating workshops, liaising with College tutors to understand their requirements and being accountable for ensuring workshops are prepared before the start of lessons, and maintaining a high standard in the workshop at all times. You will be expected to carry out Health and Safety assessments and reviews, and to be responsible for ordering stock, maintaining a stock of consumables in line with annual budget and preparing materials for student activities as well as the cleaning and maintenance of the equipment.
The successful candidate must have:
* A vocational qualification in Painting & Decorating at Level 2(though level 3 would be ideal)
* Knowledge/experience working within the Painting & Decorating industry
* Experience of working with young people
* An understanding of Health and Safety requirements
* Good organisational skills and ability to work with people in an ever changing environment.
* A full First Aid Qualification (or willing to obtain one)
Experience of holding an Assessor qualification and having knowledge of stock control would be highly advantageous
If this sounds like you and you will enjoy working in a forward thinking, friendly, fast paced, changing environment with state of the art facilities, we would love to hear from you. In return, we offer a competitive salary, as well as staff benefits such a choice of two excellent pension schemes, life assurance, free onsite parking and access to our fully equipped gym along with discounted in house Spa and Salon treatments.
Closing Date: Monday 26 July 2021*
*Applications will however be shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to interview and appoint before this closing date. We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment. As much as we would love to respond to all applicants, due to the sheer volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to all unsuccessful candidates. If you have not heard from us within 14 days of sending your CV, unfortunately you have not been selected for the position.
Orbital South Colleges Group are committed to Equal Opportunities, encouraging applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse student population. We are also committed to PREVENT and Safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Both College Campus' are smoke-free zones.
As part of our pre-employment checks, successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS, references will be taken and evidence of all qualifications and awards will also be required before commencement of employment. Failure to do so may lead to offers being withdrawn.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK as we do not sponsor work permits, and work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK