Your new company
A Local Council based in East Nottinghamshire are seeking to appoint a Housing Surveyor on an interim basis to support their maintenance of Social Housing Stock. The role is full time, 37.5 hours per week, Monday-Friday and will include travel between sites across the region. The council covers a large patch, and they own / manage over 5000 Social Homes. They have a great reputation for being employers of choice and often candidates who are initially placed on an interim basis transfer over to a permanent contract.
Your new role
·You will play a key part in the delivery of the damp and mould service, ensuring that any issues identified are dealt with quickly and effectively.
·You will provide technical advice, guidance and support to tenants to undertake investigations and inspections, and complete various surveys as required to support the delivery of business operations.
·The role will also involve carrying out proactive and preventative visits and inspections to mitigate against the risk of damp and mould, amongst other issues, ensuring the completion of all appropriate paperwork and updating electronic records as needed.
·The role will require the on-site management of contractors carrying out remedial work on social housing stock.
·The postholder will work collaboratively with other service areas across the business to provide a joined-up and holistic approach and support for our customers.
What you'll need to succeed
You will have extensive experience working within social housing as a surveyor / technical inspector. Ideally, you will have sound knowledge of Damp and Mould as well as good knowledge of buildings. Previous experience identifying and dealing with Damp & Mould would be advantageous and ideally you will have a HNC or HND qualification. You will have experience of preparing, monitoring and managing contract works from minor contracts to complex contracts and reporting on and controlling expenditure of approved budgets.
What you'll get in return
You will have the opportunity to undertake ongoing work at a reputable Local Authority. You will be compensated with a competitive hourly rate and will benefit from flexible working hours. Additionally, you will have the potential to transfer over to a permanent position should you enjoy the role and do a great job! The role is Monday - Friday and all mileage is paid.
What you need to do now
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