Painter/Fabric Engineer

Swindon | Other

Job title: Painter Fabric Engineer


Permanent, Full time Monday- Friday - 37.5 hours


Location and postcode - Great Western Hospital, Wiltshire, SN3 6BB


Salary - £25,000 - £28,000 depending on experience plus Serco benefits


To provide safe and efficient maintenance of the Building Fabric and equipment within the hospital as directed by Estates Supervisors and Management


Main Accountabilities: 

  • To carry out reactive repairs, Defect work, decorating and minor maintenance within all areas of the Hospital as directed by Supervisors or Managers.
  • Preparing surfaces by washing walls, repairing damage, or removing old paint to walls, doors and ceilings.
  • Matching and applying paint and other surface finishes to various surfaces.
  • Protecting surrounding areas by covering with cloth or plastic to prevent spillages etc.
  • Providing decorative and faux finishes as the site requires, with attention to detail.
  • Adhere to contracts completion KPI timelines whilst managing workloads. 
  • To work in accordance with all relevant Serco Policies & Procedures, Workplace Regulations and Best Practice Guidelines
  • To take a proactive approach to the development and review of Health & Safety systems, work instructions and working practices
  • To always work in a safe and responsible manner with full regard for own and other's safety
  • To attend work in compliance with the Computerised Time & Attendance System
  • To use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required
  • To be prepared to attend work or work beyond expected finishing time in exceptional circumstances, as requested by Supervisors or Managers
  • Communicate to Supervisors or Managers unrepaired faults or defects or requirements for Spare Parts
  • To attend on-site and off-site training as required
  • Requirement to work shifts covering Monday - Sunday to cover on site operational hours of 7:00 - 19:00 - Weekend enhancements available.


What you'll need to do the role: 

  • Level 2/3 NVQ
  • Level 2/3 National/Diploma Certificate
  • Working at height, Ladder & tower scaffolds
  • Proven experience of working in a similar environment
  • Good communication and customer service skills


 What we offer 


  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme. 
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays. 
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family such as Employee Assistance Programme, Simply Health Plans, and more. 
  • Access to a huge range of discounts and exclusive deals such as Merlin Attractions, Mobile Phone discounts, Cinema discounts, Leisure, and Hospitality discounts. 
  • A fantastic culture and supportive team where you'll get the chance to make a positive difference in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion. 
  • Company discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships. 
  • Interesting and enjoyable work. 
  • Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities. 



About Serco
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.  For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

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12/03/2024 01:20:00
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