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Title:  Fire and Security Operative


Paignton, South West, GB, TQ4 7HP

Department:  Maintenance Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Property Services
Requisition Number:  94984


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.


Fire and Security Operative


Woodview House, Paignton – covering South West England


£30,188 per annum (rising to £31,777 after 12 months service subject to satisfactory performance)


40 hours per week



About the role

We are looking for Fire and Security Operative to join our Fire Servicing and Repair team. 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, Emergency Lighting, Smoke Vents, Fire Shutters/curtains, CCTV, Access Control, Intruder and Warden Call to ensure safe and compliant properties inline with the Group’s property portfolio.


About you

Your positive attitude and previous experience within the fire/security or electrical industry is of great interest to us as are your excellent customer and communication skills. Previous FIA (Fire Industry Association) accredited training would be beneficial. Due to the scope of the role you will need to have a flexible approach as there will be some weekend and evening work required. 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 are responsible for delivering high quality and cost effective property repairs, gas servicing and installation, estate services 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 pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary.


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Closing Date: 25 January 2021



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.
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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