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Title:  Gas Engineer


Brighton, South East, GB, BN1 4EA

Department:  Maintenance Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Property Services
Requisition Number:  127886


Sanctuary provide in-house repairs and maintenance services for an extensive portfolio of properties across Sanctuary 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.


Gas Engineer


Covering postcodes BN, PO and RH


£35,230 - £37,084


40 hours per week – plus on call duties (usually 1 in 4 weeks) which carry an additional weekly allowance of £115 + door to door payment at 1.5 for time worked.


We are looking for a qualified domestic Gas Engineer who can work as part of our team of 19 and on their own while completing a defined workload of service and repair jobs per day. You will join our gas maintenance team in Gas Operations within Sanctuary Property Services to assist with delivering high quality gas servicing and maintenance of heating systems for our customers. The role will include both team and lone working and you will be working on a variety of different boiler types and systems.


As one of the largest social landlord organisations we are stable in the marketplace and employ over 13,000 people and we advocate a good work/life balance and the focus for our Engineers is on providing quality for our customers and not the quantity of services carried out.


What you can expect to be doing:

  • Carrying out fault fixing, servicing, repairing and installation of gas central heating systems
  • Responding positively to complaints and breakdowns in service delivery to meet customer expectations
  • Resolving problems or set in to motion the means of resolution, ensuring customers are kept informed
  • Ensuring tools and equipment are maintained in good condition and stocks are replenished as needed


Skills and experience required:

  • You will hold a current Gas safe registration ACS (previously ACOPS) along with a natural gas domestic qualification - minimum of CCN1, CENWAT, CKR1, and HTR1
  • A proven track record in a similar domestic gas servicing and maintenance role is essential
  • The ability to work alone on a variety of different boiler types and systems
  • Have a proactive approach to health and safety, creating a safe environment for all
  • This role will involve driving on company business. In order to drive a company vehicle, drivers must hold a full valid UK driving licence


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 + 8 days statutory bank 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
  • £35,230 per annum (rising to £37,084 per annum after 12 months service subject to satisfactory performance)


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To carry out this role in line with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 you will be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 by 11th November 2021, unless you are medically exempt. You will be required to provide evidence of vaccination or exemption as part of the recruitment process.


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Closing Date: 7 October 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.


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