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Title:  Multi-Trade Operative

Location: 

Salisbury, South West, GB, SP2 8NW

Department:  Maintenance Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Property Services
Requisition Number:  123002

 

Sanctuary provide in-house repairs and maintenance services for an extensive portfolio of properties across Sanctuary 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.

 

Multi-Trade Operative

 

Salisbury – Covering sites across Dorset and Hampshire

 

£28,265 - £29,752 per year

 

40 hours per week

 

We are looking for a Multi-Trade Operative to join our Operations Response team based in the South West. Covering sites across Dorset and Hampshire and occasionally Somerset and Wiltshire, you will be responsible for carrying out repairs on our void properties and returning them to a lettable standard ready for new tenants. Working in a team of 12, the role will include lone and team working and you will also be required to be on an emergency call out rota. A company van and tools will be provided for business use along with training as and when needed.  

 

The role of Multi-Trade Operative will include:

  • Attending void and occasional occupied properties to carry out construction, fault fixing and maintenance duties within Social Housing
  • Resolving problems or set into motion the means of resolution, ensuring customers are kept informed
  • Maintaining a suitable van stock level and restocking these when needed
  • Providing accurate and timely information on the progress of works that is easily understood by the customer
  • Providing out of hours cover via a call out rota

 

Skills and experiences:

  • City & Guilds qualification, NVQ 3 or relevant experience in relevant trades

  • Recent experience of undertaking a similar role within social housing is advantageous
  • Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise tasks
  • Additional skills in some of the following disciplines – plumbing, carpentry, plastering tiling and fencing
  • Working knowledge of the health and safety regulations
  • 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 plus public holidays
  • 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
  • £28,265 per annum (rising to £29,752 per annum after 12 months service subject to satisfactory performance)

 

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To carry out this role in line with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 you will be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 by 11th November 2021, unless you are medically exempt. You will be required to provide evidence of vaccination or exemption as part of the recruitment process.

 

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Closing Date: 25 October 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.
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.