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Title:  Cleaning Technician

Location: 

Ipswich, East Anglia, GB, IP1 5PB

Department:  Estate Services (Caretaking, Cleaning)
Operation:  Sanctuary Property Services
Requisition Number:  178742

 

Sanctuary provide in-house repairs and maintenance services for an extensive portfolio of properties across Sanctuary 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.

 

Cleaning Technician

 

Beacon House – Ipswich

 

£19,750 - £20,790 per year

 

40 hours per week – Monday to Friday, 8:00am – 16:30pm

 

We have an opportunity for a Cleaning Technician to join our Estate Services team in Ipswich. You will be responsible for cleaning offices, general housing schemes and blocks of flats within the region. Daily duties include cleaning communal areas, including stairs, lifts, toilets, and kitchens. You will join a team within this role but will involve both lone and team working. We are looking for a team player with the ability to provide a high quality service which meets the needs of the customers.

 

The role of Cleaning Technician will include:

  • General cleaning duties to include vacuuming and sweeping, wiping down and sanitising surfaces, dusting at low and high levels, cleaning internal glass, mopping floors, cleaning toilets, bathrooms, shower rooms, kitchens and other rooms and removal of rubbish and debris and on occasions bulk items
  • Undertaking regular risk assessments to identify and report potential hazards or faults on site, to maintain a safe environment
  • Providing accurate and timely information on the progress of allocated work
  • Ensuring tools and equipment are maintained in a good, workable condition and stock levels are maintained
  • Providing a professional, courteous and customer friendly approach to all working tasks

 

Skills and experiences:

  • Experience of undertaking general cleaning duties is essential
  • British Institute Certificate in cleaning services is desirable
  • Some practical experience in operating cleaning machinery is desirable
  • Working knowledge of Health and Safety legislation
  • Good interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Some experience of working to deadlines and prioritising workload
  • This role will involve driving on company business. In order to drive a company vehicle, drivers must hold a full valid UK driving licence

 

About us

Sanctuary Property Services provide in-house repairs and maintenance services for an extensive portfolio of properties across Sanctuary. 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.

 

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:

  • 24 days annual leave 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
  • £19,750 per annum (rising to £20,790 per annum after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

 

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Closing Date: 28 June 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 unlawful working.
Sanctuary Maintenance Contractors Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.