• Job description

    Are you a Repairs Surveyor who would like to help improve the lives and homes of other people?

    Here at Longhurst Group we want to deliver an excellent repairs service while focusing on our vision to improve the lives of our customers and communities. To achieve this we are looking to hire 1 full time Repairs Surveyor to support our customers in Rutland and the surrounding area.

    We are interested in talking with individuals who may be an Assistant Surveyor now, come from a trade background such as carpentry, labouring, electrical or plumbing that would like to pursue a career in surveying. We will also consider individuals from an Estate or lettings background with experience of assessing properties.

    You will be a key element of our repairs service visiting customers to assess and advise them on repairs to their homes. You’ll need to be confident in building working relationships with both our customers and contractors so we can deliver a heartfelt service remedying any property defects in a timely manner.

    With variety in your role, you will help us target and complete repairs to both the homes we own, and to our voids, ensuring these repairs are completed in accordance with our quality standards. You’ll also help to complete surveys relating to energy as well as deploying your knowledge of health and safety and building regulations to help with property compliance checks.

    We value providing a heartfelt service to our customers, your work will involve keeping your customers informed via face-to-face contact, phone or email at each stage of their repairs process, listening to, and supporting them with their questions. You will also have the opportunity to forecast, monitor and control delegated budgets as well as support with any disrepair investigations.

    To be successful in this role you’ll need to have a passion to help others, experience of working in a trade or prior surveying experience would be desirable. You will develop or learn in areas such as Construction Design Management regulations and health and safety enabling your to really make a positive difference to people’s homes and lives. You’ll need to be comfortable using technology such as tablets and have a high standard of accuracy with your work.

    If you are looking for a role whereby the support you provide will really make a difference, and improve peoples lives through helping to repair their homes please apply today.

    What you will receive from us

      • Car allowance as part of our Driving at work policy
      • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
      • Pension Scheme
      • Life Cover (as part of pension scheme membership)
      • Health Care Cash Plan
      • Free Eye Tests
      • Investment in your personal development through our extensive learning and development opportunities.
      • Family friendly, carers leave plus other paid leave
      • Employee Assistance programme
      • Wellbeing Support
      • Free flu vaccinations
      • Carers Networking Group a platform to support Unpaid Carers


    How to apply

    Please click apply now to submit your CV today. In the event of high applicant volumes we reserve the right to close this advert and CV submission window early.

    Vetting Requirements

    The important things – We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Original proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature).

    Naturally working with our customers we need to complete pre-employment checks before you join us. This role is conditional upon receipt of two satisfactory references (one from your current employer). We also need you to tell us what you have been up to as a minimum over the past 5 years in terms of employment history. This could include carer duties, travel, seeking work, education, employment, training, or volunteering.

    Equal Opportunities

    As an equal opportunities’ employer, Longhurst Group is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

    We pride ourselves on looking after our colleagues and as part of our commitment we are an Employer for Carers and would welcome your application if you have additional unpaid caring responsibilities.

    We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Longhurst Group.

    Our company

    Longhurst Group is one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 24,000 homes and a wide range of care and support services.

    With a team of 1,300 colleagues guided by our shared values, our vision is to improve the lives of our customers and our colleagues and to enhance the communities we serve. We do this by focusing on two clear themes of work: Health and wellbeing and economic resilience.