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Title:  Maintenance Caretaker Supervisor


Glasgow, Scotland, GB, G20 7SB

Department:  Maintenance Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Students
Requisition Number:  183982

Sanctuary Students provide safe and secure accommodation to thousands of students around the country. We believe that our strength lies in our dedicated staff who help students with their everyday needs.


Maintenance Caretaker Supervisor


Murano Street Student Village, Glasgow


£22,489 - £23,673 per year


40 hours per week


We are looking for hard working and self-motivated individual with a good eye for detail to work as a Maintenance Caretaker Supervisor at Murano St Student Village, Glasgow. In this role you will supervise and support the Maintenance Caretaker team in accordance with contract and service specifications to meet the needs of the customer and the business. You will allocate, prioritise, and undertake site reactive repairs and maintenance duties serving as a first point of contact for customers and working in accordance with local and legislative procedures.


The role of Maintenance Caretaker Supervisor will include:

  • Undertake planned routine works in accordance with site requirements and within relevant regulatory frameworks
  • Assist in undertaking building checks and audits to ensure safe and secure environments for all stakeholders
  • Identify and report any potential maintenance issues which require specialist or contractor attendance to ensure a safe environment is maintained.
  • Manage stock levels, requisitions and distribution to ensure availability of materials and equipment when needed and that service delivery costs are cost effective.
  • Support operational staff and customers in resolving queries, ensuring customers are kept informed
  • Undertake waste management and cleaning in accordance with the specific site requirements and schedules. 


Skills and experiences:

  • Able to demonstrate a level of numeracy and literacy to the equivalent of Grade C English and Maths GCSE
  • Some experience of undertaking a similar role or completing similar tasks
  • Practical experience in operating hand tools and light machinery
  • Practical skill in identifying and /or carrying out repairs
  • Working knowledge of Health and Safety legislation
  • Good interpersonal and customer care skills


Why work for us?

Sanctuary Students manages accommodation for over 11,500 students across England and Scotland.  We work in partnership with universities to provide cost-effective facilities management and support services, as well as providing specifically designed and purpose built accommodation direct to students across the UK. We offer a range of accommodation from shared flats to self-contained apartments in some of the biggest university towns and cities in the UK, including London, Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow.


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:

  • 25 days leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days) 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
  • Role salary is £21,418 with an additional policy allowance of £1,070 per annum (rising to £22,546 with an additional policy allowance of £1,127 per annum after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)


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Closing Date: 07 July 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 illegal working.
Sanctuary Students is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

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