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Painters & Decorators - HP10 0DF



Job Type



Property & Construction


HP10 0DF

The Vacancy

Due to the expansion of our investment works programme we have some great opportunities for tradespeople. Maybe you’re currently self-employed wanting to change to a more stable and reliable role where your pay is guaranteed each month, where we do all of scheduling of jobs and vehicle maintenance, leaving you to perform your trade to your best ability. Or maybe you’re working for another business but would like to move to an organisation that is on firm financial footing, with excellent benefits and has a track record in promoting talent from within.

If this sounds interesting to you read on to find out more about our fantastic employment benefits. 

As a Paradigm Technician working for our DLO (Direct Labour Operation) we’ll supply you with a fully equipped hybrid van (no insurance renewals or services to concern yourself with as we do that) and a fuel card to ensure you can get around easily. We’ll provide you with an electronic tablet where your you can see your scheduled jobs and access our intranet for the latest company news. You’ll also get a mobile ‘phone, work clothing and PPE and we’ll aim to book your jobs in your local area where possible. You will be the face of Paradigm and will deliver a quality service to our customers in their homes, so a friendly and polite manner is as important as competence and high standards of work in your given trade.

Paradigm Housing Group employees more than 580 staff has over 16,000 properties (mainly in the South-East of England), with an annual turnover of more than £120million, we are a financially strong, safety conscious, and an environmentally aware social housing provider. We endeavour to make the best use of our resources in order to provide a cost effective and professional service to our customers, we aim to provide a first fix service where possible, with professional, polite and competent people delivering and exceeding on our Customer Care Standards.

Role specific requirements:

  • Must hold a recognised qualification (NVQ/BTEC) OR substantial experience in Painting with verifiable references.
  • Must have delivered a high standard of customer-focused service.
  • Be physically fit and able to use ladders and scaffolding.
  • Able to take ownership of issues/problems and personally resolve them.
  • Health & Safety awareness including relevant H&S legislation. 
  • Good communication skills as will be required to use an electronic tablet for work (training given).
  • Able to work on own initiative.
  • Full valid driving licence.

We offer a very generous package including the following:

  • Holidays – 25 days to start (this rises with service to a maximum of 30 days) plus 3 paid days between Xmas and new year when we close, plus the opportunity to buy up to another 5 days – subject to conditions.
  • Car Leasing scheme (subject to conditions)

  • Pension scheme: employee minimum contribution of 3% and Paradigm will contribute 7.5% or 9.5% depending on the employee’s contribution rate.
  • Annual Bonus potential

  • Family Friendly policies incl generous Paternity, Maternity, Shared parental and adoption leave, sabbaticals and more
  • Health Cash Plan – worth over £1,800 p/a includes Dental, Optical, Prescriptions and Flu jabs, Physiotherapy, Chiropractic therapy, Reflexology, Sports massage and more. It’s free to add up to 4 dependent children aged up to 24yrs (if in f/t education) and each child is entitled to 50% worth of your allowance for each category!
  • Opportunities for career advancement – if that’s what you want, but it’s fine if you don’t.
  • Social events, such as Quiz nights, Xmas Party, Summer BBQ

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