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Title:  Multi-Trade Operative


London, Greater London, GB, E9 5QG

Department:  Maintenance Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Maintenance
Requisition Number:  63878


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.


Multi Trade Operatives - Carpentry, Plumbing and Tiling

Kingsmead, London – covering South East England


£30,482 per annum (rising to £32,086 after 12 months service subject to satisfactory performance)

40 hours per week


Why work for us?

  • Fixed working hours and we advocate a good work/life balance
  • Work in a team of professionals
  • Company van and power tools provided
  • Extensive training opportunities
  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • At least 24 days paid holiday plus public holidays


We have an exciting opportunity for several Multi-Trade Operatives to join Sanctuary Maintenance, where no two days are the same. The role has a variety of responsibilities including, working in tenanted and void properties delivering our planned works program, full refurbishments, internally and externally. You will be a good all rounder within demonstrable experience within the building industry with an eye for detail.


What we look for in you:

  • Previous multi-trade experience gained within a construction/building/maintenance background
  • Skills in some of the following disciplines – carpentry and plumbing (to NVQ 2 level), tiling and decorating are essential
  • You will be a team player with the ability to prioritise workloads, work to deadlines within budget,  attend team meetings and tool box talks and have a willingness to learn other trades
  • Working within appropriate Health and Safety legislation
  • This role will involve driving on company business. In order to drive a company vehicle, drivers must hold a full valid UK driving licence


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.


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, for more information please click here


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To apply please send your CV and cover letter to Maintenance.Recruitment@sanctuary-housing.co.uk  quoting 63878 in the subject


Closing Date: 12 March 2020


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.