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Painter & Decorator

Painter & Decorator Thorn Baker. Working for an agency on short-term contracts. Working for Employers in the construction trade, including Painting in Newcastle Central Station working night shift. Key Achievement-Finish jobs within given targets and to a high specification. Being able to work 12 hour nightshifts and maintain high standards.


Trainer/Assessor(Dcs Training, Newcastle Working along side other trainers of varied trades delivering excellent training in construction and health and safety training to clients such as Unemployed adults, school children and foundation learners(16-18), Work closely with colleagues to develop training and assessment skills and support timely completion for individual caseloads. Ensuring all lesson plans included Health & Safety and that everyone adhered to safeguarding policy. Development of portfolios to high standards, so clients could achieve, also track their progress. Key Achievement-Worked for the company as a trainer when they achieved grade 1 from Ofsted visit. I also piloted and standardized qualification for school pupils. Developed a scheme of work to ensure timely achievement of award for all learners.
Nov 2008Feb 2009

Mail Sorter

Royal Mail Teams valley
Mail Sorter Gateshead Working as part of a team during busy Christmas period, making sure business letters and public mail and parcels sent to correct location. I had to be honest and hard working while learning new skills quickly. Key achievement-Worked to a tight deadline to make sure mail and parcels went to correct destination and on time. Employment History continued… Window fitter


Martins Windows, Walker
My duties included ripping old windows out and replacing with UPVC frames, glazing new windows, trimming and sealing them with silicone and small gap sealant. I worked as part of a team and on own displaying confidence. Other responsibilities included assisting the fitter with doors, conservatories, and some rendering and brickwork. Key Achievement-I made sure a quality finish to a high specification was achieved. Painter and decorator & Labourer

General Assistant

Frensham Pond
General Assistant Hotel, Surrey, I was general assistant for nearly four years, which covered all aspects of hotel work including waiting, bar work, night porter duties and sometimes handyman responsibilities. This role taught me a lot about the need for quality customer service, and how to identify and meet people's needs, as well as effective communication. Key Achievement-Being responsible for the whole hotel while working nightshift, including handling large amounts of cash, and taking bookings.

Painter and Decorator

Tyneview Decorators, Throckley, Newcastle
Painter and Decorator, I trained and became accomplished painter and decorator during my time at Tyne view decorators, my duties include wallpaper hanging, varied paint finishes on domestic and industrial buildings. Key Achievement-Finish jobs within given targets and to a high specification.




Wendy Chambers                                         Director of DCS                              07961831384

The Director of DCS Training, An experienced business manager with a consistent track record of successfully employing best business practices that improve efficiency, reduce operating costs whilst increasing productivity, all to tight time scales and within budget. Having a professional attitude and an ability to be flexible and handle change in a positive manner. Possessing excellent communication, leadership and organizational skills, Mary is presently looking for a Business Manager position with a forward moving company.