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Title:  Estate Technician

Location: 

Paignton, South West, GB, TQ4 7QR

Department:  Estate Services (Caretaking, Cleaning)
Operation:  Sanctuary Property Services
Requisition Number:  175003

 

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.

 

Estate Technician

 

Aspen Way, Paignton

 

£20,837 - £21,934 per year

 

40 hours per week

 

We are recruiting an Estate Technician to join our South West Estates team. You will work as part of the void clearance team, where duties include property clearances, garden works, bulky/fly tipping removal, needle sweeping and gutter cleans. The ideal candidate will be hardworking with a keen eye for detail. A full training plan will be provided as well as a company van and power tools which are needed to get the job done.

 

The role of Estate Technician will include:

  • Carrying out ground maintenance duties on a daily basis and undertaking cleaning and compliance testing as and when required
  • Clearing void property’s which could involve needle sweeps as well as removal of fly tipping, gutter cleaning and garden works
  • General cleaning and clearing of void properties and communal areas when required
  • 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:

  • Working knowledge and experience of undertaking grounds maintenance, caretaking, general cleaning and basic repairs duties  
  • Recent experience in interpreting written instructions and maintaining simple written records
  • Working knowledge of health and safety regulations
  • Some practical experience in operating hand tools and light machinery
  • 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
  • £20,837 per annum (rising to £21,934 per annum after 12 months service 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.