Painter & Decorator

Hours: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Salary: (Negotiable depending on experience)

Job Summary:

We now have an opportunity for an experienced Painter & Decorator to join us at our busy hotel.  In this role you will be expected to work to the highest standards, producing high quality work to retain the image of the hotel.

  • It is imperative that you are flexible to work variable shifts on any day of the week to suit business demands
  • You will be asked to work as part of the team as well as being able to take your own initiative and work individually
  • This is a very demanding role and we are looking for someone who has great eye for attention to detail and who takes pride in their work

Job Description:

Reporting directly to the Operations Manager and General Manager, the correct candidate for this position will be able to recommend the most appropriate and cost effective way to ensure that the hotel is continually being upgraded.

 This position will involve painting and decorating in all areas of the hotel, both interior and external to include:

  • Bedrooms / bathrooms
  • Public areas (corridors, public bathrooms, reception & function areas)
  • Bar & restaurant
  • Exterior masonry

A variety of methods are required and therefore it is essential that experience can be shown in all aspects of the job, including wallpapering.

Other responsibilities:

  • Ordering supplies
  • Keeping work areas tidy
  • Storing materials appropriately, adhering to H&S legislation
  • Following safe working standards
  • Adhering to strict timescales to allow effective management of the hotel
  • Be environmentally aware and dispose of waste according to hotel standards
  • Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety legislation
  • Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others, support the team to reach common goals, and listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other colleagues

Essential Criteria:

Formal qualification: –

Equivalent of the City & guilds or SVQ in Painting and Decorating


  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Good practical and creative skills
  • Ability to work carefully and pay attention to detail
  • Self-motivated & able to prioritise duties
  • Be able to work unsupervised in a busy environment
  • Eligible to live and work in the UK
  • Be able to converse in English

Please send your CV and covering letter to or via post to:

Richard Spanner
Barony Castle Hotel
EH45 8QW