Multi-Trade Operative

£29100 to £30630 per year
16 Oct 2019
31 Oct 2019
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP


Sanctuary Maintenance provides a wide range of property maintenance and facilities management solutions for thousands of customers nationwide. Our staff help make a real difference to the quality of people’s lives.


Multi -Trade Operative


Bodicote House, Banbury – Covering Banbury and surrounding areas.


£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 Banbury, Cherwell 1 Area. 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 – on a Rota basis


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.
  • Additional skills in tiling, flooring, 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.

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


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Closing Date: 30 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.


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Building Equality and Diversity

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.