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Title:  Assistant Estate Staff Supervisor


Salisbury, South West, GB, SP2 8NW

Department:  Maintenance Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Maintenance
Requisition Number:  49845


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.


Assistant Estate Staff Supervisor


Harnham Estate Services, Salisbury


£22,386 per annum (rising to £23,565 after 12 months service subject to satisfactory performance)


40 hours per week



Why work for us?

Sanctuary Maintenance provides in-house cleaning, clearance and grounds 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.


We have an excellent opportunity for an Assistant Estate Staff Supervisor to join our well established Estate Services team in Swindon. Using your excellent coordination skills, you will plan multiple workloads ensuring productivity is maximised within the cleaning services team. Playing on your key management/leadership skills, you’ll also possess the ability to motivate and inspire your team.


The role of Assistant Estate Staff Supervisor will include:

  • Assisting with the management of our team of Estate Technicians, Caretakers and Cleaners in the preparation of void properties for re-letting
  • Issuing work to the team ensuring the appropriate tools and machinery are available
  • Overseeing stock levels, ensuring equipment is kept in good condition
  • Being the first point of contact for customers on site, concerning queries and questions
  • Undertaking building safety compliance tests for fire alarms, emergency lighting and water temperature
  • Providing cover for staff absences to ensure high levels of service are maintained


Skills and experiences:

  • Proven people management or leader experience, ideally within a grounds maintenance environment
  • Ability to prioritise multiple workloads to ensure optimum efficiency
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to build strong working relationships
  • A flexible and proactive working approach is essential
  • This role will involve driving on company business. In order to drive a company vehicle, drivers must hold a full valid UK driving licence


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 appropriate for the role that you do, including:

  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • At least 25 days paid holiday rising to 30 days following 5 years service plus public holidays
  • Health and well-being plans, including voluntary critical illness scheme
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities


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Closing Date: 23 October 2019


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.

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