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Title:  Trade Operative


Glasgow, Scotland, GB, G53 6PG

Department:  Maintenance Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Property Services
Requisition Number:  79322


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.


Trade Operative – Plumber

Freeland Drive, Glasgow – covering Glasgow and Cumbernauld


£26,641 per annum (rising to £28,043 after 12 months service subject to satisfactory performance)

40 hours per week


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:

  • Demonstrable experience within a similar role, specialising in plumbing kitchens, bathrooms and medical adaptations
  • Basic skills in some of the following disciplines plastering, tiling, window fitting or painting and decorating is desirable
  • You will be a team player with the ability to prioritise workloads, work to deadlines and plan ahead
  • This role will involve driving on company business. In order to drive a company vehicle, drivers must hold a full valid UK driving licence


What we do:

Sanctuary Responsive Maintenance team provides in-house Repairs and Maintenance services to an extensive portfolio of properties across Sanctuary Group.  As part of a not-for-profit organisation, we aim to achieve outstanding results for our customers based on our values.


Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer a comprehensive reward and benefits package appropriate for the role that you do. For more information about our maintenance services please click here


To view the job profile, please click here


Closing Date: 7 August 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.