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Title:  Cleaning Technician


Ipswich, East Anglia, GB, IP1 5PB

Department:  Maintenance Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Maintenance
Requisition Number:  54920


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.


Cleaning Technician


Beacon House, Ipswich


£17,077 per annum (rising to £17,976 after 12 months service subject to satisfactory performance)


40 hours per week – Monday to Friday



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.


As a Cleaning Technician, you will be responsible for high standard cleaning services across Sanctuary schemes and void properties in the Ipswich area covering Suffolk Essex areas. Your main duties will include the cleaning of empty properties to letting standards and cleaning communal areas in our schemes. This role is part of a small team, although occasional lone working may be required.


The role of Cleaning Technician will include:

  • Undertaking general duties such as cleaning communal areas, removing bulk rubbish across sites, and serving as a first point of contact
  • Maintaining stock levels and ensuring tools and equipment are kept in a useable condition
  • Providing a professional, courteous and customer friendly approach to all working tasks
  • Identifying and reporting any potential hazards and faults to uphold a safe environment
  • Providing accurate information and updates on the progress of allocated work


Skills and experiences:

  • Working knowledge and experience of undertaking general cleaning duties
  • A proactive and positive attitude to working tasks with the ability to prioritise workload
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer care skills
  • A working knowledge of health and safety legislation is desirable
  • This role will involve driving on company business. In order to drive a company vehicle, drivers must hold a full valid UK driving licence


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 employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • At least 24 days paid holiday plus public holidays
  • 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


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Closing Date: 21 October 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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