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Title:  Multi-Trade Operative


Canterbury, South East, GB, CT1 1YW

Department:  Maintenance Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Property Services
Requisition Number:  91728


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.


Multi-Trade Operative


Military Road, Canterbury – covering Kent


£29,678 per annum (rising to £31,240 after 12 months service subject to satisfactory performance)


40 hours per week - Monday to Friday, 8.00am - 4.30pm


Why work for us?

  • Fixed working hours and we advocate a good work/life balance
  • Work in a team of professionals
  • Company van and power tools provided
  • Training opportunities
  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • At least 24 days paid holiday plus public holidays


What we look for in you:

  • In this role you will utilise your knowledge and experience of working within multi trade roles with an emphasis on plumbing.
  • Previous multi-trade experience gained within construction or building maintenance sector
  • Primary skills in any or some of the following carpentry, plastering, joinery, plumbing, fitting bathrooms, wet rooms, kitchen fitting 
  • Skills in some of the following disciplines – kitchen and bathroom refurbishments, carpentry, plumbing, plastering, tiling or painting and decorating, floor laying
  • Awareness of health and safety regulations and working legislation
  • This role will involve driving on company business. In order to drive a company vehicle, drivers must hold a full valid UK driving licence
  • Provide out of hours cover via a callout rota


Ready to join us?

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Closing Date: 6 December 2020


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.
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.