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Wessex Property Care

Wessex Property Care is a family run company based in Dorset within the Wessex Group of companies who have been in business for over 60 years. We are seeking an experienced qualified Decorator on a permanent contract to work on a repairs and maintenance contract.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

This role requires a customer focused, self-motivated individual with a broad range of experience. Reporting to the Contracts Manager, you will be tasked with a variety of works, including but not limited to:

  • Carry out decoration works in void and inhabited properties in a safe and efficient manner, ensuring all works are completed to a high standard and to the specification provided.
  • Wash down and effectively treat mould in accordance with manufactures guidelines and following the inhouse training provided.
  • Carry out minor repairs and filling to walls, ceilings and woodwork to allow for decoration works to be completed.
  • Complete all jobs within the relevant time scales and within the appointment time slot provided.
  • To use all equipment and materials in a safe manner, complying with Health and Safety requirements and code of conduct (including appropriate PPE).
  • Be able to use a smart phone and tablet, to allow timesheets, material use and accurate job progress to be recorded.

This list of responsibilities and duties is not exhaustive, and the Company will expect you to perform other duties relevant to the job title.

Essential competencies:

  • City & Guilds in Painting and Decorating or NVQ Level 2 in Painting and Decorating
  • Flexible working hours / Travel
  • ICT literate
  • Valid UK driving licence
  • Working within deadlines


  • PDA knowledge
  • Previous experience of working within the Social Housing sector
  • Experience of working as part of a team
  • Experience of working to tight deadlines.



  • £30,000- £32,000 depending on experience (42.5 hours per week)
  • 24 days holiday (pro-rata) plus Bank Holidays
  • Company Van with the option of private mileage
  • BUPA Medical Insurance
  • Accident and Sickness Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Auto-enrolment pension

All subject to qualifying periods of employment and Conditions of Contract.

Wessex Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We therefore encourage applications from all genders, races, religions, ages and sexual orientations, as well as people living with disabilities and any other groups that could bring diverse perspectives to our business.

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    Longmead Industrial Estate,
    Wincombe Lane,
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