Fire Operative - East

Posted 19 October by Sanctuary Group
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Sanctuary Maintenance provides a wide range of property maintenance and facilities management solutions for thousands of customers nationwide. Our staff help make a real difference to the quality of people’s lives.

Fire Operative

Covering the East Region

£29,016 per annum (rising to £30,543 after 12 months service subject to satisfactory performance)

40 hours per week – Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm   

Flexible approach with some weekends, evenings, standby and call out duties

About the role

We are looking for Fire Operatives to join our newly established Fire Servicing and Repair team.  In this exciting new role, you will form part of a dedicated team of engineers, responsible for carrying out routine maintenance on life safety and security systems, for example Fire Alarms, Fire Extinguishers, Fire Curtains, Access Control and Nurse/Warden call, to the Group’s property portfolio. You will also be required to carry out remedial works following service and upgrade works to installed systems. A comprehensive training programme will be provided, including a three week induction, whereby you will gain formal trade qualifications.

About you

Your positive attitude and previous experience within the fire/security or electrical industry is of great interest to us as are your excellent customer and communication skills. Previous FIA (Fire Industry Association) accredited training would be beneficial however this will be included in your training programme. Due to the scope of the role you will need to hold a full current driving licence and have a flexible approach as there will be some weekend and evening work required.

About us

Sanctuary Maintenance and Reinvestment are responsible for delivering high quality and cost effective property repairs, gas servicing and installation, estate services and reinvestment programmes across the UK, predominantly to internal clients but also a small number of external clients. It is also responsible for operational Health and Safety of the service, including fire safety.

Our Values 

We are driven by our values - ambition, diversity, integrity, quality and sustainability. In all that we do and every decision we make, we use our values to guide us. We look for people who share our values and can demonstrate them through their behaviour.

Our Benefits 

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer you a competitive salary, extensive development and training opportunities, as well as a comprehensive reward and benefits package including discount from major retailers, 24 days annual leave and a contributory pension scheme.

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Job reference: 40368

Closing Date: 30 November 2018

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application. Previous applicants need not apply.

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We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent unlawful working.

A basic Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.

Sanctuary Maintenance Contractors Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

Reference: 35887135

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