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Maintenance Assistant/Painter & Decorator - London

Imperial London Hotels
London, Greater London
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

Job Details

Maintenance Handyperson

Imperial London Hotel Group based at Tavistock Hotel

40 hours a week. Fully Flexible hours within 8.00am to 8.00pm 

24,232.00 + Benefits

In joining our team, you'll be immediately welcomed into the Imperial London Hotels (ILH) family where we have a rich history of 175 years of hospitality experience creating unique guest experiences.

Our seven hotels are all located in the heart of Bloomsbury, Central London. From our charming 34-bedroom boutique Morton Hotel to our largest and lively Royal National hotel with a huge 1630-bedrooms, there is a role here for everyone from Housekeeper to Sous Chef and Shift Engineer to Hotel General Manager.

We are now recruiting for a Maintenance Assistant to work at one of our hotels.

With over 3076 bedrooms, 10 restaurants across our 7 Imperial London Hotels, our maintenance team are never short of something to do.  As Painter and Decorator, you are a key part of our maintenance team supporting all types of painting and decorating jobs (general maintenance and refurbishment) both inside and outside the hotels and other buildings to our company standard using appropriate tools and equipment, whilst keeping a clean and tidy working area.

No two days are ever the same, though some of your key duties will include; minor repairs to walls and joinery using appropriate fillers and sealants, preparing surfaces ready for decoration, regular floor walks to inspect wall coverings and other public areas reporting any defects and repair immediately, working with contractors as directed by the Maintenance Manager

You'll coordinate your daily tasks and any other scheduled maintenance activity with your front of house team to ensure requests are managed promptly and in a timely manner whilst operating in a safe and efficient way according to all H&S legislation and company policy.

What we'd like from you

Ideally you will have had some previous experience painting and decorating or general maintenance, but if you haven't don't worry, we'll support you with practical training and development to help you reach your full potential.  What we'd like from you is a positive can-do attitude, able to work independently and as part of team. 

A stickler for detail, you'll take pride in delivering a great job each time.  Able to prioritise and multi-task, you'll be confident speaking with both guests and anyone in the business.   With a high standard of personal presentation and grooming, a positive attitude, you will be flexible to work in range of different work situations as required.

What you'll get in return

  • Holidays 28 (inc. of bank holidays) increasing with length of service up to 33 days
  • Free Meals on Duty and Uniforms
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • 300 Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Opportunity to explore other roles within ILH Group after 1 year of service
  • 50% discount to friends and family in our hotels (excluding Morton Hotel)
  • Interest-free season ticket loan (after probation)
  • Training and development through our ILH Group Academy
  • Employee recognition awards, Christmas Party and other social events
  • Local discounts at Gym, Dry Cleaners, and Restaurant outlets
  • Reward and recognition schemes
  • e-points to be used across several high street brands and online retailers
  • Supported by Hospitality Action


Imperial London Hotels opened their doors to guests in Bloomsbury, Central London since 1837. All that time they have been operating as an independent family business, providing a warm welcome to those who stay in one of their Russell Square based Hotels.

Imperial London Hotels currently operates seven 3 & 4-star hotels in the heart of Bloomsbury. Independent and family owned, ILH has a unique heritage and culture that remains its foundation as it evolves and modernises.

The portfolio includes The Royal National Hotel which remains UK largest hotel with over 1,600 rooms. The Bedford Hotel, The City Sleeper, The President Hotel, The Tavistock Hotel, The Morton Hotel and The Holliday Inn, Bloomsbury.

Following a major refurbishment, The Imperial Hotel will open as ILH flagship 4* Deluxe Hotel in 2024.

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Imperial London Hotels
6 Coram Street

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