Careers at The Friendlies
Painter (Apprentice)

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Employment Type:
FT - Full-Time Temporary  

The Position

We are seeking an enthusiastic, well presented and driven team player with a keen eye for detail to join our Maintenance team in the role of Apprentice Painter (maximum term of up to 4 years). This position is ideally suited to applicants who are motivated to undertake a trade qualification, or are looking for a career change and are willing to commit to the work and study requirements of completing a Certificate III in Painting and Decorating. Working with our qualified and supportive tradesman, you will have the opportunity to experience all facets of painting through a combination of vocational education, on-the-job and off-site training, and develop skills and knowledge in a variety of painting and decorating techniques relevant to domestic and commercial operations.

The Person

Strong emphasis will be placed on the applicant’s ability to demonstrate the organisations values of Courage, Diligence, Compassion, Wisdom and Friendliness, as well as their ability to commit to and apply these values in the workplace.

Key Selection Criteria

  • Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent (preferred)
  • Ability to commit to and successfully complete up to 4 years of study (online and practical assessments)
  • Demonstrated experience in following directions and executing tasks within required timeframes
  • Demonstrated ability to perform tasks with a high level of attention to detail
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills including pride in personal presentation
  • Demonstrated ability to work individually and as part of a team displaying initiative self-motivation.
  • Current QLD driver’s license and a clean driving record (preferred)

How to Apply

To be considered for this position please submit the following two documents:

  1. Cover letter including a statement of response addressing the Key Selection Criteria (maximum 150 words per criteria).
  2. Copy of your Resume, including referees, outlining your skills and experience.
  3. Submit your application on the FSPH website
  4. Applications close Friday 3 April 2020.

The Benefits

As a part of The Friendlies team, you will enjoy:

  • Attractive salary packaging options and a variety of additional discounts and benefits within our hospital and pharmacies
  • Career development opportunities and commitment to ongoing training, education and professional development
  • Family friendly work environment close to professional child care services
  • Find out more about why The Friendlies is a great place to work at

Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) Requirements

It is a mandatory condition of employment for this role that you are vaccinated, and remain vaccinated during your employment, against the following vaccine preventable diseases; Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Pertussis (Whooping cough), and Hepatitis. Staff employed prior to 1 July 2017 are not subject to this condition of employment unless they apply for a role with VPD requirement.