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Title:  Multi-Trade Operative


Chester, North West, GB, CH1 4QJ

Department:  Maintenance Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Maintenance
Requisition Number:  63874


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

Octavian Centre, Chester – covering Chester, Liverpool and Manchester


£27,711 per annum (rising to £29,169 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
  • Extensive 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:

  • Previous multi-trade experience gained within a construction/building/maintenance background
  • Skills in some of the following disciplines – kitchen and bathroom refurbishments, 1st and 2nd fix carpentry, plumbing, plastering, tiling, painting, installations of UPVC doors and windows, flooring including wet rooms – cap and cove 
  • You will be a team player with the ability to prioritise workloads, work to deadlines within budget, with a willingness to learn other trades
  • Working within appropriate Health and Safety 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


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.


Ready to join us?

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Closing Date: 12 March 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

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.