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Bell Group
Permanent, Full-time

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Job type

  • Full-time
  • Permanent

Shift and schedule

  • Monday to Friday



Pulled from the full job description

  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free flu jabs
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Referral programme

Full job description

About this role

Bell has an exciting opportunity for a Time Served Painter and decorator to join our Cumbria Branch for work in and around the area. This is a full-time, permanent role.

Job Purpose/Background:

To deliver high quality, snag-free painting, and decorating works in line with the project programme and health and safety rules on site

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

· Calculating the materials needed for a project

· Advising customers on colour selection and choice of wall coverings

· Reading specifications to determine required materials

· Building and installing access equipment e.g. towers

· Laying dust sheets to protect areas from paint

· Preparing and cleaning surfaces

· Repairing cracks and holes in walls

· Removing old paint or wallpaper by sanding or scraping, or by using heat guns, liquid paint removers or steam strippers

· Mixing and thinning paint

· Measuring, cutting and applying wallpaper or fabric to wall

· Mixing paint to an agreed shade

· Applying paint, stains, varnishes and other finishes

· Using brushes, rollers or spraying equipment

· Tidying up and cleaning your tools

· Working in clients’ businesses or homes

Key Requirements:

· Have at least 2 years painting and decorating experience

· Painting and Decorating technical knowledge


· Be comfortable working at height

· Have own basic tools

· Communicate honestly, effectively and professionally with Bell Group employees and clients

· Have good communication skills

· Adhere to safety rules on site, including wearing PPE at all times

· Be reliable and trustworthy

· Effective time management

· Proven track record in high quality decorating

· Able to snag own works before moving on to next area

· Able to deliver high quality works in line with project program

· Be able to work as a team and also alone on projects

· Have a strong work ethic and take pride in what they do

Additional Skills:

· Be thorough and pay attention to detail

· Flexible and open to change

· Work well under pressure

· Good customer service skills

· Able to carry out basic tasks on a computer or hand-held device


· Competitive rate of pay

· Opportunity to earn a bonus on a weekly basis

· Uniform and PPE provided

· 29 holidays inclusive of public holidays

· Opportunity to buy and sell holidays

· Life Assurance cover

· Pension plan contributions

· Cycle to work Scheme

· One flu jab per year

· Paid maternity and paid paternity leave

· Employee Assistance Programme

· Access to cancer care specialists for employees impacted directly or indirectly by cancer

· Refer a Friend Bonus Scheme

Business Overview:

Bell is currently one of the largest Property Services contractors in the UK, both in terms of our geographical coverage and our directly employed workforce.

We have been a family owned and operated company since 1988. Our group has grown since then to offer a full spectrum of property services including: Planned and Project works in Painting, Roofing, Flooring, Passive and Active Fire Protection, Kitchen and Bathroom Replacements, Multi-Disciplinary Fabric Upgrades, Retrofit and Energy Services and Response and Void Maintenance Contracts, delivered by expert, directly employed teams across 40 branches.

Our largest sectors are Social Housing, Defence, Local Authority, Healthcare, Education, Retail and Leisure, Commercial and Industrial. Our complementary private residential offering, Paint My Home and our specialist new build flooring and coatings business CB Contracts complete our suite of businesses.

Our key strength is our people. We aim to help every team member progress to reach their full potential and are proud to have Directors on our board that began their career with us as Apprentices. We spend time developing training programmes to help our employees achieve their goals and instil a sense of pride. We seek out business opportunities to build employee and community skills and are considered one of the largest employers of apprentices within the construction industry.

For additional information on Bell Group, please visit our website and social media platforms

Find us on Linkedin - Facebook - Twitter: BellGroupUK

Bell Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunities and accredited Living Wage Employer.

Bell Group Key Beliefs:

· Protect our people, protect our places, protect our planet

· Support our communities, customers and local economies

· Driven to improve, driven to succeed

· Here to listen, here to speak

· Proud of you, proud of your work, proud of us



Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free flu jabs
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Referral programme


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme


  • painting: 3 years (required)


  • CSCS (preferred)
  • Driving Licence (required)

Work Location: In person

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