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Title:  Estate Technician

Location: 

Plympton, South West, GB, PL7 4JN

Department:  Estate Services (Caretaking, Cleaning)
Operation:  Sanctuary Property Services
Requisition Number:  107065

 

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.

 

Estate Technician

 

Huxley Close, Plymouth – Covering the South West

 

£20,036 per annum (rising to £21,090 per annum after 12 months service subject to satisfactory performance)

 

40 Hours per week

 

We are looking for an Estate Technician to join our team based in the South West. Working in a team of 2 you will cover different sites across the South West and be responsible for the ground maintenance and ad-hoc duties, which will include clearing and cleaning out void properties and removal of fly tipping. Within the role there will be a company van and tools available to help provide an excellent service. There will be opportunities to develop your career within Sanctuary and training will be provided as and when required.

 

The role of Estate Technician will include:

  • Undertaking grounds maintenance such as mowing, hedge trimming and grass trimming
  • General cleaning and clearing of void properties and communal areas
  • 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

 

What we look for in you:

  • Working knowledge and experience of undertaking grounds maintenance, caretaking, general cleaning and basic repairs duties
  • British Institute certificate in cleaning services (BICS), NVQ 2 in Horticulture or similar is desirable
  • 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 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.

 

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

 

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Closing Date: 21 April 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.
Sanctuary Maintenance Contractors Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.