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Title:  Multi-Trade Operative

Location: 

Canterbury, South East, GB, CT1 1YW

Department:  Maintenance Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Property Services
Requisition Number:  180402

 

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.

 

Multi-Trade Operative

 

Military Road, Canterbury – covering Kent

 

£30,865 - £32,490 per year

 

40 hours per week

 

We have a great opportunity for an experienced Multi-Trade Operative to join our team. This role will involve lone working however, you will form part of a wider team of around 10 operatives who you will work along side as and when required. Having a company van, you will attend 6-7 jobs per day depending on workload and these can include plumbing, carpentry and other maintenance repairs at either occupied or empty void properties. You will be based in Canterbury and will cover various sites across Kent.

 

The role of Multi-Trade Operative will include:

  • Attending occupied or void properties to carry out construction, fault fixing and maintenance duties
  • Resolving problems or set into motion the means of resolution, ensuring customers are kept informed
  • Maintaining a suitable van stock level and restocking these when needed
  • Providing accurate and timely information on the progress of works that is easily understood by the customer
  • Out of hours call out on a rota basis

 

Skills and experiences:

  • City & Guilds qualification, NVQ 3 or a core trade of Plumbing, Carpentry or Plastering is essential
  • Working knowledge of the application of Health and Safety legislation
  • Working experience of analysing and diagnosing problems and implementing effective solutions
  • PC literate and able to use and update computerised systems (including PDA) for work scheduling
  • 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.  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
  • £30,865 per annum (rising to £32,490 per annum after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

 

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Closing Date: 29 June 2022

 

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.