Apprentice Painter x 2 - Parkfield Painting Contractors - REF: 001

Company overview:

"Parkfield Painting Contractors are based in Knowsley Industrial Park, painting and decorating for 14 years working on hospitals, schools, universities, care homes, retail, Liverpool Museum and many more working all over the North West."

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Must be able to complete an apprenticeship framework in Painting and Decorating
  • Working on all aspects of painting and decorating on all different sites when needed
  • Working as part of a team must be proactive and willing to learn and training will be provided

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Ability to listen and learn
  • Willing to work on small and large jobs
  • Working as part of a team

Qualifications predicted are NVQ2 and NVQ3 in Painting and Decorating. The company will provide training for CSCS Card this will be a requirement once on site.

Location: North West                                      
Contracted Hours: 39 hours, Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm and sometimes on weekends     
Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage for age                               

Closing date: Monday 13 July 2020

How to apply: 
1. Download and complete the application form 

2. Return it via email to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk

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