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Title:  Senior Maintenance Trainer Care


Birmingham, West Midlands, GB, B32 4ER

Department:  Learning and Development
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  104142


At Sanctuary Care, we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. It goes without saying that kindness is what care is all about, so first and foremost, we carefully choose our staff for their kind and compassionate nature. We aim to care, nurture and enrich the lives of all in our ‘family’ at Sanctuary Care, whether that’s our staff, residents or family members.


Senior Maintenance Trainer – Care


Location – Based in the Midlands with weekly National travel


Salary £37,000 per annum 


35 hours per week plus company car


Sanctuary Care is a leading provider of residential and nursing homes across the UK. We employ over 6,300 staff in over 100 care homes and continue to have ambitious plans to continually develop and grow our business over the next few years.


The Role

Sanctuary Care are seeking to appoint an experienced Senior Maintenance Trainer to identify training and induction needs, redevelop existing practical training and deliver to circa 130 maintenance staff on site from Scotland to the South West of England.


Reporting to the Learning Development Manager the role will, develop and implement Care Maintenance Learning and Development interventions including new maintenance staff inductions and supporting acquisitions or new build care homes ensuring compliance to Sanctuary Care policies and procedures.


In addition you will deliver and evaluate innovative, cost effective Learning and Development solutions in line with regulatory requirements and practices across the business, supporting operational planning and recommending improvements to support the needs of operations and enable staff members to perform at consistently high level, as well as Manage technical training projects ensuring that they are compliant with relevant legislation and meet the needs of the business.

The Person

To succeed in this role, you will currently be working in a similar role with practical experience of working in the maintenance and care sectors with a Level 3 Trade qualification. In addition you will have experience of designing and delivering innovative and effective learning and development solutions and working knowledge of relevant health and safety legislation and good practice principles in the maintenance sector. Regular, weekly travel will be expected so a full driving license is essential; the role will also require a willingness to undertake regular overnight stays


Ready to join us?


As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • A pension scheme with matching employer contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • 25 days leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days) plus public holidays
  • Life assurance
  • Health & well-being plans
  • Discounted products & services
  • Personal advice and counseling
  • Family-friendly arrangements
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
  • Learning and development opportunities


Does this sound like you?

To apply please click the blue Apply button at the top of the page.


The Reference number for this position is: 104142


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Closing date: 12 May 2021


We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time depending on application volumes; therefore an early submission of application is encouraged.


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 illegal working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Care Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

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