Salary: Up to £50,309.70 per annum

Do you have the knowledge and experience of working with a wide range of properties that can help Longhurst Group review our property portfolio, to maximise our assets ensuring they are fit for future purpose? If you can help make our assets sustainable, meet climate change and performance measures then this could be the role for you.

Offered on a 2 year fixed term contract (36.25hrs per week) you will work as part of the Construction Services team within the Development department, you will be responsible for carrying out the role of Asset Maximisation Surveyor undertaking building and condition surveys of  existing stock  for planned maintenance/options appraisal purposes and Contract Administrator on new build, refurbishment and planned maintenance projects, whilst acting as ‘Ambassador’ for the organisation to build and maintaining excellent relationships with our partner organisations.

This is a hybrid role, whereby you will work from home, one of our offices (Boston, Rushden or Walsall) and may travel for meetings or training across our geography (Midlands, East of England).

You will review project briefs with our clients, lead on agreeing and administering the form of contracts to be used and support the design and contract teams reporting on design, cost, programme and risk register. In this role you will have a high level of autonomy to make decisions and carry out improvements to properties through project work. This role will enable you to utilise your building knowledge to bring about positive change, subsequently helping to improve the lives of our customers.

The provision of regular site inspection reports and the cross checking of these will also form part of your role as will ensuring the contract and professional teams are fully aware of the hand over procedure.

To be successful in this role your CV will demonstrate a successful career within the social housing industry, and you will ideally be a member of RICS. We will also consider applicants from the wider property industry who can bring experience/ transferrable skills to review properties and carry out this role.

You will be able to bring a working knowledge of affordable housing stock, EPC (energy performance) regulations as well as HCA requirements. To be successful you will also have knowledge of construction contract administration and be familiar with housing building and relevant building regulations. This role will require a highly organised individual who is driven by delivering positive outcomes to both properties and customers alike.  

If you are ready to make a difference, please apply today.

What you receive from us

  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Cover (as part of pension scheme membership)
  • Health Care Cash Plan
  • Free Eye Tests
  • Investment in your personal development through our extensive learning and development opportunities.
  • Family friendly, carers leave plus other paid leave
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Wellbeing Support
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Carers Networking Group a platform to support Unpaid Carers

How to apply

Please click apply now to submit your CV today. In the event of high applicant volumes we reserve the right to close this advert and CV submission window early.

We do not require recruitment agency support at this time – all speculative CV’s will be treated as a direct application.

Vetting Requirements

The important things – We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to live and work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. If you are the successful candidate, original proof must then be provided before your first day.

Naturally working with our customers, we need to complete pre-employment checks before you join us. This role is conditional upon receipt of two satisfactory references (one from your current employer). We also need you to tell us what you have been up to over the past 5 years as a minimum in terms of employment history. This could include carer duties, travel, seeking work, education, employment, training, or volunteering.

Equal Opportunities

As an equal opportunities’ employer, Longhurst Group is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We pride ourselves on looking after our colleagues and as part of our commitment we are an Employer for Carers and would welcome your application if you have additional unpaid caring responsibilities.

We aspire to have a greater diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Longhurst Group.

Location: Home Based, NO CODE

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