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Title:  Trade Supervisor


Glasgow, Scotland, GB, G53 6PG

Department:  Maintenance Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Maintenance
Requisition Number:  43275


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 Supervisor

Freeland Drive, Glasgow

£31,940 per annum (rising to £33,621 after 12 months service subject to satisfactory performance)

40 hours per week


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.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Trade Supervisor to join our Planned Maintenance team based in Glasgow. The team are responsible for carrying out major refurbishments across a number of schemes in the Glasgow and surrounding areas. As Trade Supervisor you will manage and coordinate a large team of trade operatives, always ensuring the delivery of high quality construction, fault fixing and maintenance services.

The role of Trade Supervisor will include:

  • Supervising Trade Operatives on site, ensuring health and safety regulations are adhered to at all times
  • Completing site surveys and meeting with clients to continuously improve service offering
  • Processing required orders for materials and managing resources effectively
  • Responding positively to complaints and breakdowns in services, identifying solutions to remedy them
  • Assisting with the recruitment, performance management and development of staff 

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience supervising staff within a maintenance or construction environment
  • Demonstrable experience of managing/supervising staff within a responsive maintenance or planned works environment e.g. kitchen, bathroom, UPVC window or door installation projects
  • A successful track record of recruiting, retaining and performance managing staff
  • Working knowledge of the application of Health and Safety legislation
  • Ability to use and update computerised systems (including PDA) for work scheduling
  • A company van will be provided for business use only, therefore a full, current driving licence is essential

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, including: 

  • A pension scheme, with matching employer contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits 
  • At least 25 days paid holiday (plus public holidays), rising to 30 days after 5 years service
  • Health and well-being plans, including voluntary critical illness scheme
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities

To view the job profile, please click here

Closing Date: 8 February 2019

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.

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