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Title:  Caretaker


Salisbury, South West, GB, SP2 8NW

Department:  Estate Services (Caretaking, Cleaning)
Operation:  Sanctuary Maintenance
Requisition Number:  43534


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.


Harnham Estate, Salisbury

£18,180 per annum (rising to £19,136 after 12 months service subject to satisfactory performance)

40 hours per week – Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm


Why work for us?

Sanctuary Maintenance provides 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.

We are currently looking to recruit a Caretaker within the Estate Services Team in Salisbury which is a key section of the Maintenance Services division. The division is responsible for delivering an estate maintenance and property repair service throughout the region.

The role of Caretaker will include:

  • Undertaking general caretaking duties including; cleaning communal areas, removing bulk waste and basic onsite repairs
  • Grounds maintenance tasks to include; lawn mowing, hedge trimming and general upkeep
  • Working with customers to identify faults, resolve issues and improve services
  • Completing all documents and paperwork concerning tasks completed
  • Ensuring tools and equipment are maintained in a suitable condition

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience within a cleaning or caretaking role is essential
  • Experience of working to deadlines and prioritising workloads
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Working knowledge of Health and Safety is desirable
  • Ability to work on own initiative and with fast changing requirements
  • A company van will be provided for business use only, therefore a full, current driving licence is essential

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 matching employer contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • At least 24 days paid holiday 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

To view the job profile, please click here

Closing Date: 25 February 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.

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

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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