Voids Surveyor

Posted 29 January 2024
Salary £46,348 per annum + car allowance
Job type Permanent
Discipline Property Management & Construction Recruitment
Contact NameRiddhi Shukla

Job description

We are currently working in partnership with a Housing Association based in Surrey, who are recruiting for 2 x Voids Surveyor on a permanent contract. The position is due to start immediately and salary for the role is £46,348 per annum + car allowance.

The ideal candidate will be qualified to a HNC standard or have previous experience in a construction/maintenance background.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • To inspect housing stock and building works, prepare specifications, compile. tender/contract documentation to deliver repairs and void works
  • Work within authorised budgets and to agreed quality standards
  • To excel in customer care provision
  • Carry out pre and post inspections utilising the photometer and iAuditor
  • Specify, authorise, and manage works to completion
  • Work with contractors to utilise the budget for maintenance effectively
  • Manage complaints and disrepair from contract inception to completion
  • Comply with the Group Health & Safety Policy, ensuring own and others health and safety; including H & S audits of contractors
  • Experience required:

    • Experience required in Social Housing
    • Experience of scheduling building/planned maintenance works and contract administration
    • Experience of communicating with service users, staff and other agencies

    Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

    • Knowledge of housing maintenance, repair specifications, diagnosing defects and remedial works
    • Knowledge of housing/ property management systems (Northgate or similar)

    Rewards and Benefits:

    • Hybrid working
    • Flexible working days

    Working hours:

    • 37 hours per week
    • Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm

    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.

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