Job Title: Estates Painter and Decorator
Location: Underley Garden, Kirkby Lonsdale, Carnforth, LA6 2DZ
Hours: 40 hours per week - Monday to Friday - 2 week rota (Week 1: 7am to 3pm, Week 2: 1pm to 9pm)
Can you enrich the lives of young people as an Estates Painter and Decorator?
We are looking for a responsible, hands-on Estates Painter and Decorator to join our fantastic team at Underley Garden. As Estates Painter and Decorator, you will help support our children and young people in their daily lives, by ensuring our sites are well maintained and equipped to meet their needs.
This is a great opportunity to work as part of a team committed to helping children with varied and complex needs. You will take pride in maintaining our school, maintaining a high standard of the internal and external decoration across the site. Supporting with the routine maintenance and minor refurbishment of premises, carrying out security procedures, checking equipment and contributing to school development projects.
For many of our children, consistency is key, and our Estates Painter and Decorators take time to make sure everything is as it should be for us to run smoothly and safely.
Quality is always top of our agenda and we pride ourselves on the quality of what we do. We are looking for a Estates Painter and Decorator, who shares our vision to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK, to be happy and to make their way in the world.
Competent in the area of painting and decorating or work in a similar field is essential. Also previous experience of maintenance work and having the right DIY skills, motivation, and personal qualities are just as important. These roles are ideal for people with skills in maintenance, DIY and health and safety, looking for a new role that makes a real difference to children’s lives and futures.
You will be quality focused, efficient, able to work at pace, and motivated to help us provide a safe, caring environment where every child can thrive.
The young people who attend Underley Garden all have an EHCP/statement of special educational needs. Underley meets the needs of a range of SEN including; Autism, Learning Difficulties, Mental Health & Medical needs and related behavioural difficulties.
For over 16 years Options Autism have provided care and education to children, young people and adults with autism, complex needs and learning difficulties. As part of Outcomes First Group we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.
Why join us?
We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment and the chance to be part of a fantastic multidisciplinary team, who work hard and support each other to deliver personalised, bespoke education & care. Our benefits package includes free parking, shopping discounts and cashback via our ‘Rewards Hub’, and access to content on mindfulness, fitness, recipes and much more as part of our ‘Your Wellbeing Matters’ programme.
As well as opportunities for internal promotion, you will have access to high-quality Continuing Professional Development to help pursue your own personal goals. We also offer accredited training programmes including Diplomas and NVQs, supplemented by ongoing learning opportunities.
Ultimately, all of our roles give you the opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference.
Closing date: 19th February 2021
Options Autism is part of Outcomes First Group. We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.