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Title:  Apprentice - Maintenance Ops

Location: 

Paignton, South West, GB, TQ4 7HP

Department:  Maintenance Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Property Services
Requisition Number:  186202

 

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.

 

Apprentice - Maintenance Operative

 

Fixed term contract initially for 12 months, then specialise for up to further 48 months dependant on specialism

 

Cornwall - Covering Truro, Falmouth, Newquay & Saltash

 

Starting salary year 1: £12,001

 

40 Hours per week

 

Our award-winning Apprenticeship programme offers you a chance to study for a practical qualification while contributing to the success of a fast-paced, constantly evolving organisation.

 

Our award-winning Apprenticeship programme offers you a chance to study for a practical qualification while contributing to the success of a fast-paced, constantly evolving organisation.  Maintenance Ops apprentices will learn the trade of kitchen and bathroom instillation.

 

In partnership with our training provider Stephenson College - we are offering a 24 months, then specialise for up to further 48 months dependant on specialism Apprenticeship in Maintenance. You will be provided with first rate training leading to a Apprenticeship Standard Property Maintenance Operative - Level 2 nationally recognised qualification, while at the same time working to make life better for our tenants and customers.

 

The role of Apprentice - Maintenance Operative will include:

  • Building a range of knowledge and skills over the course of 24 months, then specialise for up to further 48 months dependant on specialism
  • Gaining valuable practical experience in fitting kitchens and bathrooms
  • Learning the customer service skills needed to build a career in the industry

 

Skills and experiences:

  • A keen interest in kitchen and bathroom instillation
  • A minimum of 2 National 5 qualifications (or equivalent) in Maths and English (other subjects considered)
  • Good practical and problem solving skills
  • Enjoy getting stuck in to physically demanding work
  • Have plenty of initiative and be ready to step forward with your own ideas
  • Travel is a requirement of the role, therefore a full valid driving licence is essential

 

Why work for us?

Sanctuary Property Services provide 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?

 

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
  • 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

 

Closing Date: 15 August 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.

 

‘For an insight into what it’s like to work for us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter’

 

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.
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.