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Title:  Maintenance Caretaker


Worcester, West Midlands, GB, WR1 3ZQ

Department:  Facilities Management
Operation:  Sanctuary Group
Requisition Number:  190563

Sanctuary is one of the UK’s leading providers of housing, care and community services. With around 13,000 employees, we maintain a culture where diversity is valued and talent is nurtured and rewarded.


Maintenance Caretaker




£28,510 - £30,010 per year


40 hours per week


We are looking for a Maintenance Caretaker to join our Facilities team which comprises of 28 members all spread across different sites. The team ensures that the delivery and management of internal and external services adhere to agreed standards, current legislation and health and safety regulations. As a Maintenance Caretaker you will be responsible for completing maintenance tasks at four offices on one complex in Worcester and, one archive store also in Worcester.  Support at other offices will also be required on occasions.


The role of Maintenance Caretaker will include:

  • Carrying out basic maintenance repairs such as changing light bulbs and office furniture repairs
  • Completing compliance checks such as Fire checks, Legionella checks and general building checks
  • Identifying problems on site and setting into motion the means of resolution
  • Ensuring tools and equipment are maintained in good condition
  • Coordinating contractor access to the site and monitoring their work to ensure it is completed to the standard agreed
  • Working out of hours as the emergency contact occasionally


Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience of undertaking general caretaking and maintenance duties, including identifying and/or carrying out repairs
  • Practical experience in operating hand tools and light machinery
  • Good communication skills with excellent customer care skills
  • Ability to use and update computerised systems including Microsoft Office applications.


Why work for us?

One of the UK’s leading providers of housing, care and commercial services, Sanctuary employs more than 13,000 people and manages over 100,000 units of accommodation throughout England and Scotland, including general rented, retirement living, supported housing, student and key worker accommodation and care homes. Sanctuary also provides a range of other services including maintenance, care and telecare, all of which are delivered by our dedicated employees who are completely committed to 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:

  • 25 days annual leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days) plus public holidays
  • A pension scheme with matching employer contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Advice Service including counselling
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Voluntary health plans  
  • Employee discounts
  • Wellbeing support and tools
  • Employee recognition scheme
  • £28,510 annum (rising to £30,010 per annum after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)


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Closing Date: 23 August 2022


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.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Group is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

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