Housing Surveyor
Salary: £34,728 – £37,890 per annum pro rata

As an experienced Housing Surveyor, this is your chance to find your own personal greatness in this role where you will be responsible for the design, procurement and administration of various projects, refurbishment, responsive repairs and cyclical maintenance on behalf of Central Bedfordshire Council’s housing operations team. The Housing Property Team delivers a wide range of services to our residents, by ensuring that appropriate investment is undertaken on our tenant’s homes, ensuring they have a home fit for purpose for the future.

The role will essentially be a client role ensuring that on-site delivery standards are high; achieving value for money and customer satisfaction and will involve extensive liaison with external contractors, design, agreement of specifications, procurement, contract administration, financial monitoring, Stock Condition / HHSRS surveys, building pathology and interaction with tenants and leaseholders. You will be HND or degree qualified, or alternatively with a number of years of relevant experience in an appropriate construction profession. You will have a history of leading on capital and revenue works ideally in a social housing environment, with an understanding of housing, procurement, project management and budget management.  The ideal person would be able to manage their own workloads, often to defined timescales, on a range of projects. You will have technical knowledge and relevant experience within the gas industry and be aware of relevant legislation regarding landlord’s gas safety and auditing.

We are looking for a dedicated person to join us, who is able to nurture relationships, inspire others and deliver measurable outcomes, who is ready for a fresh start in a role you can make your own, while finding your own greatness in a successful team. More than that, someone who is passionate about making a difference to Central Bedfordshire Council’s customers.

Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire ‘A great place to live and work’.

To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Housing Surveyor Recruitment Pack

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Alisdair Darbyshire at alisdair.darbyshire@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk or on 0300 300 5158.

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at recruitment@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk

Closing Date: 9th August 2021

Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council’s policy to only consider CVs submitted via our online system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your CV offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please click here for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role.

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