• Job description

    Directorate of Property Services Contract Surveyor (Permanent)

    Salary: £37,081 per annum pro rata (Plus Regular User Mileage Allowance)

    37 hours per week (to be worked flexibly in line with business needs) Working across various locations within Cheshire but with some remote working

    Do you want to work for a ‘Times Top 100 Best Company’ which recently achieved ‘Housing’s Best Association to Work For’? The Property Directorate is seeking to recruit a Contract Surveyor to work within the Assets Team. The Directorate is responsible for the procurement and delivery of works up to the value of £15 million annually, based in the Trust’s portfolio of over 6,200 properties. This is an exciting opportunity to join an existing, pro-active surveying team delivering an essential role to ensure the effective management and upkeep of our housing stock.

    You will provide a surveying function covering day-to-day repairs inspections, diagnosing defects, damp surveys, disrepair, stock condition surveys, fire door inspections, adaptation works, asset validation inspections and specifying material and resource requirements and where required specialist sub-contractors.

    We are looking for candidates who are knowledgeable and passionate about surveying, who care about delivering excellent customer service, have health and safety at the forefront of what they do and who are focussed on delivering cost effective services and achieving value for money. In return you will join an organisation where there are opportunities for personal development in a supportive and welcoming environment. Candidates will need to work closely with a variety of teams across the Trust, especially with operational team leaders and managers, and must support the Senior Surveyor in continually meeting targets and deadlines.

    The surveying team is continually looking to improve and all candidates will need to demonstrate a pro-active approach to support this aim. If you think you are the right person for the role and are keen to make a difference, please get in touch. You must have a current and valid UK driving licence and the use of your own vehicle for business use.

    Please be advised this role requires an Enhanced/Basic Disclosure Barring Service Check. Closing date: 12 noon Monday 11th July 2022 (Applications received after this time will not be considered)

    Interview and Assessment date: Friday 15th July 2022

    Please review the job Information pack (on our website: www.wvht.co.uk) for further information and submit your CV with a covering letter (max. 2 pages) demonstrating how you meet the minimum criteria in relation to the accountability profile and person specification, please send to [email protected]

    Those applicants that consider themselves to have a disability and meet the minimum criteria for the role will be guaranteed an interview.

    Please confirm within your application if you consider yourself to have a disability. In line with the Trust’s Disclosure & Barring Policy, please confirm if you have any current convictions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Disclaimer: We may conduct social media checks from sources such as Google, Facebook and LinkedIn to assist us in our assessment of your suitability for the role. We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

    Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. The recruitment manager will review your skills and experience to determine if there is a match with the position for which you applied. If there is, we will contact you by phone or email to schedule an interview or assessment. If your background does not match our current needs, you will not be contacted. Please note due to the high volume of applications we are unable to respond to all unsuccessful applicants.

    If you haven’t heard from us within 3 weeks of the vacancy closing date, unfortunately we will not be pursuing your application further. We appreciate your interest in Weaver Vale Housing Trust and the time you have invested in applying to us. The Trust invites applications from all members of the community, irrespective of age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, race, religion or disability.

  • Benefits

    Contract Surveyor (Permanent) Salary: £37,081 per annum pro rata (Plus Regular User Mileage Allowance) 37 hours per week (to be worked flexibly in line with business needs) Working across various locations within Cheshire but with some remote working

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