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Maintenance Operative

Posted 20 February 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.

Maintenance Operative

Beacon House, Ipswich

£18,768 per annum (rising to £19,824 after 12 months service subject to satisfactory performance)

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 have an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Operative to join our team in Ipswich. In this role, you will be responsible for helping the Capital works team fitting Kitchen’s Bathrooms, UPVC doors & windows.

The role of Maintenance Operative will include -

  • Assisting the capital works team by fitting kitchens, UPVC windows, doors and carrying out bathroom replacements
  • General maintenance duties to include, fault fixing, repairing fascias and guttering works
  • Monitoring supplies and collecting from merchants as required
  • Ensuring tools and equipment are maintained in good workable condition

Skills and experiences –

  • Experience within the building trade or a basic knowledge of the building trade
  • A basic qualification in health and safety or knowledge at equivalent level
  • Proven experience of working to deadlines and prioritising
  • A company van and power tools will be provided for business use only, 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 employer contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • At least 24 days paid holiday plus public holidays
  • Health and wellbeing plans, including voluntary critical illness scheme
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient schemes for you to save on buying a new bike to cycle to work or on 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: 20 February 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: 34413449

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