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Title:  Maintenance Caretaker

Location: 

Blacon, North West, GB, CH1 5HN

Department:  Maintenance Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Property Services
Requisition Number:  128646

 

Sanctuary Property Services provide 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.

 

Maintenance Caretaker

 

Parade Enterprise Centre, Chester

 

£23,677 per annum (rising to £24,923 per annum after 12 months service subject to satisfactory performance)

 

40 hours per week

 

We have an opportunity for a Maintenance Caretaker to join our Avenue Service team in Chester. As Maintenance Caretaker you are responsible to maintain a safe and well-presented environment by carrying out general maintenance duties which include setting up meeting rooms, providing refreshments, front of house communication with contractors, the facilities team and users of the centre and carrying out regular checks on the building and equipment. You will join a team of 14 and the role involves both lone and team working. The ideal candidate will have recent experience working in a maintenance role completing minor maintenance tasks and have operated hand tools and light machinery.

 

The role of Maintenance Caretaker will include:

  • Carrying out repairs and maintenance on various sites around Chester and reporting issues which require specialist attention
  • Assisting with building health and safety checks, and ensuring compliance checks are completed on time
  • Carrying out routine works and providing accurate and timely information on progress
  • Maintaining an adequate supply of stock and replenishing as appropriate
  • Ensuring waste is disposed of correctly and cleanliness is maintained
  • Delivering high quality customer service and escalating any shortfalls in service delivery to senior colleagues to ensure they are dealt with appropriately

 

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience in undertaking general caretaking, cleaning and maintenance duties, including identifying and carrying out minor repairs
  • Practical experience of carrying out risk assessments is desirable
  • Working Knowledge of COSHH and health and safety legislation
  • Previous experience in operating hand tools and light machinery
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workloads in order to deadlines
  • This role will involve driving on company business. In order to drive a company vehicle, drivers must hold a full valid UK driving licence

 

About us

Sanctuary Property Services provide 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.

 

Our Benefits    

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, where your wellbeing is of genuine importance, we have developed an attractive employment package. The package recognises your contribution, supports your physical, mental and financial health and gives you the flexibility to tailor your employee benefits by offering:

  • 24 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Advice Service including counselling
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Voluntary health plans  
  • Employee discounts
  • Wellbeing support and tools
  • Employee recognition scheme

 

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Closing Date: 27 September 2021

 

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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Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers.
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent unlawful working.
Sanctuary Maintenance Contractors Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.