Multi-Trade Operative

Location
Welwyn Garden City
Salary
£29100 to £30630 per year
Posted
17 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
50662
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Sanctuary Housing Services manages rented and shared ownership homes and supports community initiatives for thousands of customers across England. Our staff help make a real difference to the quality of people’s lives.

 

Multi-Trade Operative

 

Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire – covering - AL postcodes within a 30 mile radius

 

£29,096 per annum (rising to £30,627 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

 

40 hours per week

 

 

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 have an excellent opportunity for a Multi-Trade Operative to join our well established responsive maintenance team Welwyn Garden City, covering AL postcodes within a 30 mile radius. You will be working within a small team on a variety of tasks, with a focus to provide true customer service. Full support and training will be provided and although challenging, the role is equally rewarding and individual effort is recognised.

 

The role of Multi-Trade Operative will include:

  • Carrying out repairs and refurbishment works on occupied and unoccupied properties
  • Completing construction, fault fixing and maintenance duties in a timely and accurate manner
  • Handling complaints and breakdowns in service to meet customer expectations
  • Ensuring tools and equipment are maintained and stocks are replaced as needed
  • Using a Smartphone to manage day to day responsive repairs workload
  • Attending Out of Hours emergencies – currently one week in nine

 

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous Multi-Trade experience gained within a construction/building/maintenance background covering at least two trades
  • Primary skills in carpentry and plumbing  are essential
  • Additional skills in tiling, flooring, plastering and fencing are desirable
  • Awareness of health and safety and working legislations
  • A company van and power tools will be provided for business use only, in order to drive a company vehicle, drivers must hold a full valid UK driving licence.
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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 employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • 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: 1 October 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 illegal working.
A basic Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Housing Services Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.



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