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Title:  Estate Technician

Location: 

Salisbury, South West, GB, SP2 8NW

Department:  Estate Services (Caretaking, Cleaning)
Operation:  Sanctuary Property Services
Requisition Number:  99682

 

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

 

Based at Harnham Trading Estate, Salisbury – Covering Salisbury and surrounding areas

 

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

 

40 hours per week - Monday to Friday 08:00 to 16:30

 

We have an excellent opportunity for an Estate Technician to join our well-established Estate Services team covering Salisbury and the South Coast. You will be part of a small team, primarily working on the grounds maintenance of our sheltered and general needs services as well as completing ad-hoc duties such as removal of fly-tipping and gutter cleaning with the Sky Vac. 

 

The role of Estate Technician will include:

  • Undertaking grounds maintenance 
  • Assisting with general cleaning and clearing of void properties when required
  • Conducting compliance checks (fire alarms, emergency lights, legionella testing)
  • Completing ad-hoc work orders which may include cleaning of gutters using a Sky Vac system and removal of fly tipping from our schemes
  • 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:

  • Literacy and numeracy equivalent to grade C GCSE English and Maths is essential
  • Working knowledge and experience of undertaking grounds maintenance, caretaking, general cleaning and basic repairs duties
  • Some experience of working to deadlines and prioritising work loads
  • Recent experience in interpreting written instructions and maintaining simple written records
  • Working knowledge of Health and Safety legislation
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer care skills
  • 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.

 

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

 

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.

 


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