Multi-Trade Operative

Posted 10 January by Sanctuary Group

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.

Multi-Trade Operative

Lancaster Way, Ely - Covering Ely and surrounding areas

£27,167 per annum (rising to £28,597 after 12 months, 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 excellent opportunity for a Multi-Trade Operative to join our well established maintenance team in Ely. Covering Ely and the surrounding areas you will be working within a team, on a variety of tasks, 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.

The role of Multi-Trade Operative will include:

  • Using carpentry and plumbing skills to complete construction, fault fixing and maintenance duties
  • Handling complaints and breakdowns in services to meet customer expectations
  • Ensuring tools and equipment are maintained and stocks are replaced as needed
  • Resolving problems for customers where possible or escalating to the appropriate team
  • Using a Smartphone/PDA to manage day to day workload

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous Multi-Trade experience gained within a construction/building/maintenance background covering at least 2 trades
  • Primary skills in carpentry and plumbing 
  • Awareness of health and safety and working legislations
  • A company van and power tools will be provided for business use only, therefore a full, current driving licence is essential
  • In accordance with the Group’s commitment to reduce our carbon footprint, preferred applicants will live within a 30 miles radius of Ely

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 well-being plans, including voluntary critical illness scheme
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities

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Closing Date: 24 January 2019 

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: 37002185

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