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Title:  Fire Operative


London, Greater London, GB, N22 6HE

Department:  Maintenance Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Maintenance
Requisition Number:  43073


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.


Fire Operative

Covering the London and South East Regions 

Salary up to £31,917 per annum (rising up to £33,597 after 12 months service subject to satisfactory performance) - Subject to April 2019 pay review

40 hours per week – Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm   

Flexible approach with some weekends, evenings, standby and call out duties


About the role

We are looking for Fire Operatives to join our newly established Fire Servicing and Repair team. In this exciting new role, you will form part of a dedicated team of engineers, responsible for carrying out routine maintenance on life safety and security systems, for example Fire Alarms, Fire Extinguishers, Fire Curtains, Access Control and Nurse/Warden call, to the Group’s property portfolio. You will also be required to carry out remedial works following service and upgrade works to installed systems.

About you

Your positive attitude is of great interest to us, as are your excellent customer and communication skills. Previous FIA (Fire Industry Association) accredited training would be beneficial however this will be included in your training programme. Previous experience within the fire/security or electrical industry would be preferable but not essential. Due to the scope of the role you will need to hold a full current driving licence and have a flexible approach as there will be some weekend and evening work required. This role will involve the driving of a company vehicle and for insurance purposes in order to be considered to drive a company vehicle, drivers must have held a full UK driving licence for a minimum of 12 months.

About us

Sanctuary Maintenance and Reinvestment are responsible for delivering high quality and cost effective property repairs, gas servicing and installation, estate services and reinvestment programmes across the UK, predominantly to internal clients but also a small number of external clients. It is also responsible for operational Health and Safety of the service, including fire safety.

Our Values   

We are driven by our values - ambition, diversity, integrity, quality and sustainability. In all that we do and every decision we make, we use our values to guide us. We look for people who share our values and can demonstrate them through their behaviour.

Our Benefits   

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer you a competitive salary, extensive development and training opportunities, as well as a comprehensive reward and benefits package including discount from major retailers, 24 days annual leave and a contributory pension scheme.

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Job reference: 43073

Closing Date: 19 April 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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