Mobile Caretaker

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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.

Mobile Caretaker

Welwyn Garden City, Hertford – Covering Hertfordshire

£19,089 per annum (rising to £20,093 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

40 hours per week – Monday to Friday, 8am to 4.30pm

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 excellent opportunity for a Mobile Caretaker to join our well established Estate Services team in Hertford. Covering the Hertfordshire area, you will be working across multiple sites per day, with a focus to provide true customer service. Full support and training will be provided and although challenging, the role is equally rewarding and individual effort is recognised. If you are a self motivated and flexible team player with a keen eye for detail, this could be the role for you.

The role of Mobile Caretaker will include:

  • Undertaking general caretaking duties including; cleaning communal areas, removing bulk waste, fitting carpets and basic onsite repairs
  • Grounds maintenance tasks to include lawn mowing, hedge trimming and general upkeep
  • Completing all documents and paperwork concerning completed tasks  
  • Working with customers to identify faults, resolve issues and improve services
  • Ensuring tools and equipment are kept in a suitable condition

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience within a cleaning or caretaking role is desirable
  • Recent experience of operating mowers, strimmers, leaf blowers and hedge trimmers
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Pesticide application (PA1 and PA6 spray licence) is desirable
  • Working knowledge of Health and Safety is desirable
  • Ability to work on own initiative and with fast changing requirements
  • A company van 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 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: 19 April 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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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: 34838988

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