Homes Inspector


Anonymous 28000.00 British Pound . GBP Per annum

2018-11-20 12:57:37

Job location Newent, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Construction

Job description

Homes Inspector / Housing / Property Surveyor
Newent, Gloucestershire
circa £28,000 plus Essential Car User Allowance
Permanent, Full Time (37 hours per week)
This is a great opportunity to work in a modern, green and award-winning office environment with an innovative and progressive housing association.
Our client is a progressive and forward-thinking housing association committed to creating great homes and supporting communities. With their strongly held values of customer focus and continuous improvement, they want their customers to be excited by the service they provide and inspired by the homes and communities they improve and create.
They are particularly proud to have earned 11th place in the Sunday Times 'Top 100 Best Not for Profit Organisations to Work For' and they have held the Investors in People 'Gold' accreditation for several years now.
They are looking for an experienced Homes Inspector to join their Lettings team on a permanent basis.
In this key role you will be responsible for inspecting properties and raising works to be completed within the void to letting stage, as well as determining void recharges. You will also arrange adaptation works for minor and major projects. In addition, you will deal with tenant improvement requests and other relevant enquiries, as well as providing technical support and advice to the Neighbourhood Housing team in respect of tenants wishing to carry out tenancy transfers and mutual exchanges.
You will carry out pre and post inspections and will be accountable for identifying health & safety and potential hazards, making sure relevant stakeholders affected are aware and remain safe at all times. From these inspections you will coordinate void repairs, and aid and adaptation works. As well as considering and reviewing improvement works undertaken by tenants, you will also ensure that all activities carried out are to the highest standard of integrity and professionalism, as well as within budget.
The ideal candidate should have a track record of previous experience in surveying or housing maintenance, ideally in the social housing sector. You must have a good understanding of building regulations and legislation, the Health and Safety at Work Act and CDM regulations. Strong organisational skills are essential along with exceptional communication skills and the ability to resolve situations efficiently and effectively.
The successful candidate must hold a full UK driving license and have access to their own vehicle for business use

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