Posted 13 November 2023
Salary £28-£30 per hour
Job type Temporary
Discipline Property Management & Construction Recruitment
Contact NameDaniel Bennett

Job description

We are currently working in partnership with a Housing Association based in the Oxfordshire, who are recruiting for a surveyor on a temporary eight-to-ten-week contract with the potential for an extension. The hourly rate of pay is £28 to £30 via an Umbrella company.

The ideal candidate must have experience of surveying within social housing and hold a full UK driving license.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Undertaking reactive, void and occasional stock condition surveys on social housing properties (communal extra care supported schemes, flats and domestic houses)

  • Monitoring programme performance, quality standards and ensuring good liaison and excellent communications with staff, stakeholders and residents

  • Identifying Damp & Mould within properties and make recommendations on findings

  • Ensuring that contractors are regularly monitored for quality, performance and value and hold operational meetings regarding KPI’s, expenditure and Health & Safety issues

  • Inspecting properties for component lifecycle analysis, including kitchens, bathrooms and roofs

  • Liaising and corresponding with the repair team to ensure building and maintenance issues are comprehensively involved

  • Completing reviews of previous recommendations for asbestos and fire, ensuring work was completed and making note of any incomplete work

  • Monitoring and authorising invoices

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to liaise with tenants and Senior Management

  • Experience working within a Housing Association

  • Well organised with the ability to work on own initiative

  • Full UK driving license and own vehicle

Working hours:

  • 35 hours per week

  • Monday to Friday

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

At James Andrews Recruitment Solutions we try to respond to all applications personally, however, due to the high volume of applications this is not always possible. If you have not heard back from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Don’t forget our recommendation scheme: Recommend a friend or colleague to us and receive up to £100 each once they have completed 20 days in a role via James Andrews! Terms and conditions apply, contact us for details.