Painter & Decorator

The basics

Full time, permanent position
Excellent salary, dependant on experience
Cumbria, LA11 6DW

Please note: all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK

About us

Different Strokes is a trusted, high-quality decorating company operating throughout the Lake District, Cumbria and North Lancashire. We’re proud to have built a solid reputation over the last 20 years and arenow trusted to maintain some of the area’s most stunning properties. We treat every client and their property with the greatest of care and the utmost respect, leaving no stone unturned, which is reflected in our growing list of Google, Facebook and other online reviews.

We’re incredibly proud that the majority of our work comes from returning customers and it’s encouraging to know that 99% of our clients would recommend us to their friends and family.

Due to our continued growth and success, we now have an opening for a professional Painter and Decorator.

Read more about what we do and who we are on our About Us and Our Work pages.

What we’re looking for

We’re looking for a painter and decorator that can deliver an exceptional standard of work for our clients across the North West, working efficiently with an eye for detail. If you’re friendly, professional and experienced in all aspects of painting and decorating and work to a high standard, then you’re the person we are looking for!

CSCS accreditation and other relevant trade specific qualifications would be an advantage.


  • Fully expensed company vehicle
  • Excellent salary and overtime opportunities
  • The chance to work on prestigious properties, owned by customers who trust and value your expertise
  • Standard holiday allowance
  • Opt-in pensions scheme

How to apply

Complete the form below and ensure you have included a detailed cover letter.

Alternatively, please email us with a covering letter and contact details.

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    We look forward to welcoming you to join our fantastic team – apply now!



    Highly recommend different strok, very friendly and professional. Customer service is an excellent, cant ask for more. The whole process from strat to finish is reall good. Every step...
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    Mrs Chadwick

    Came on time every day. Cracked on with the job and was very neat and tidy. Very pleased with the finished result.
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    Glen Rothay

    We have used Different Strokes several times and will continue to do so because they do a great job! Very quick to give a detailed quote and the decorators...
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    Mrs Faulkner

    Having never used a professional decorating company before, I wasn’t sure what to expect. However, I have to say that I could not have been more impressed with Different...
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    Judith Wray

    I can certainly recommend this company 100%. Extremely pleasant to deal with and very professional .Vicki arrived at 7.30am on the dot every morning and worked hard all day...
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    We would highly recommend Different Strokes for any of your decorating needs. Robert and his team go above and beyond in delivering a professional service with a top quality...
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    Kerry Harvey-Piper

    Fantastic job of painting the whole exterior of our house, which is in an exposed position on the fell. There were a lot of cracks to clean and fill...
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    Debbie Smith

    Different Strokes have just transformed the hall and stairway of our B&B. The walls were very badly cracked and I thought would need completely replastering, but they spent a...
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