• Job description

    Are you a skilled and motivated Surveyor with a background in Residential Real Estate looking to make a meaningful impact in the Social Housing sector? Join us at Longhurst Group at a crucial time as we continue striving to provide quality housing and improve the lives of our customers. We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Residential Real Estate Surveyor to play a vital role in assessing, evaluating, and enhancing our housing stock.

    As our Residential Real Estate Surveyor, you will be undertaking residential surveys to report on performance, quality and safety. Always ensuring that our customers have confidence in the process of identifying risk and investment opportunities in their homes, you will also provide the business with the required data to efficiently and effectively manage its c.£3b worth of assets.

    What you’ll be doing

      • Accurately, consistently & efficiently collect and lodge data which enables Longhurst Group to meet our regulatory and legislative asset requirements. This includes, but is not limited to – condition, performance, safety and energy data.
      • Identify and report building defects (including regulatory and legislative concerns). Liaising with internal and external teams to ensure issues are resolved.
      • Continuously improve the quality of our data.
      • Schedule and plan your diary to ensure best use of time and optimise productivity.
      • Deliver an effective, customer focused service reflecting the highest service standards, including ensuring all enquiries are dealt with in a professional and timely way.

    This is a full time, permanent role that is contracted to 36.25 hours per week. Working across our geography (Midlands and East of England) or attending meetings or training as required at one of our offices (Boston, Rushden, Walsall and Peterborough) you will support the team, our colleagues, and our customers. As a hybrid role you will also be able to perform some of the duties of this role from home.

    What you receive from us

      • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
      • Car allowance as part of our Driving at Work policy
      • 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.

    We do not require recruitment agency support at this time – all speculative CV’s will be treated as a direct application.

    Vetting Requirements

    The important things – We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to live and work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. If you are the successful candidate, original proof must then be provided before your first day.

    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 over the past 5 years as a minimum 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 greater diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage 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.

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