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Landscape Technician - Level 1

Posted 25 March by Sanctuary Housing Featured Ended

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.

Landscape Technician Level 1 – Temporary until 31 October 2018

Crown Business Park, Stoke-on-Trent

£17,013 per annum – subject to April pay review

40 hours per week

Why work for us?

Sanctuary Maintenance provides in-house repairs and maintenance services for an extensive portfolio of properties across Sanctuary Group’s organisations.  As part of a not-for-profit organisation, we aim to achieve outstanding results for our customers based on our values - working in an open and transparent way, creating strong partnerships with our customers and providing a first-class customer service.

We are looking to appoint an experienced Landscape Technician Level 1 within the Estate Services team based in Stoke-on-Trent. The team are a key section of the Property Services division and are responsible for the delivery of an efficient estate maintenance and property repair service throughout the UK.

This is a temporary position for up to 7 months with an effective date of April 2018.

The role of Landscape Technician Level 1 will include:

  • Providing day to day support of estate services contracts, specifically grounds maintenance duties
  • Operating specialised machinery and the safe use of chemicals and hazardous substances
  • Ensuring tools and equipment are maintained in good condition  and all work is carried out in accordance with Health & Safety regulations
  • Responding to complaints and breakdowns in service to ensure they are dealt with effectively and within an appropriate time frame

Skills and experiences:

  • Experience of working in a similar role e.g. within grounds maintenance
  • Practical experience of operating similar machinery is desirable
  • An enthusiastic, motivated team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Travel will be a requirement of the role; therefore a full, current driving licence is essential

Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer a comprehensive reward and benefits package appropriate for the role that you do, including:

  • A pension scheme, with matching contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • At least 24 days paid holiday plus public holidays
  • Health and well-being plans, including voluntary critical illness scheme
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings for you to save including; buying a new bike to cycle to work or a range of childcare services including after school clubs and summer camps
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities

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Closing Date: 25 March 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.

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

Reference: 34445127

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