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Title:  Estate Technician


London, Greater London, GB, N22 6HE

Department:  Maintenance Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Maintenance
Requisition Number:  50127


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.



Estate Technician


Wood Green and Hackney, London


£20,444 per annum (rising to £21,520 after 12 months service, subject to satisfactory performance)


40 hours per week – Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm



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 excellent opportunity for an Estate Technician to join our well established Estate Services team in London, covering the North, South, West, Central and East London area. You will be part of small team, working across multiple void properties, preparing them for new tenants and also covering sickness absences. You will also be dealing with bulky removals, grounds maintenance, cleaning and general caretaking jobs. This role will involve some independent working, therefore we require someone who is able to manage their own workload with minimal supervision. Our ideal candidate will be willing to work in all environments and will demonstrate a good strong work ethic and a clear ability to maintain excellent standards of estate operations.


The role of Estate Technician will include:

  • Undertaking grounds maintenance and general cleaning and clearing of void properties
  • Completing ad-hoc work orders which may include cleaning of gutters using a Sky Vac system and removal of fly tipping from our schemes
  • Completing daily work records and maintaining stock levels
  • Ensuring tools and equipment are kept in a useable condition
  • Working with customers to resolve issues and improve services
  • Providing accurate information and updates on the progress of allocated work


Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience in grounds maintenance or voids clearance work
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer care skills
  • A working knowledge of health and safety regulations
  • Holding a pesticide application certificate PA1 – PA6 or equivalent would be 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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To apply please send your CV and cover letter to


Closing Date: 18 September 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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Sanctuary Maintenance Contractors Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.


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