About the role:
We are recruiting an experienced Surveyor to join us on a permanent and full-time basis. Whilst undertaking regular duties such as property and site inspections, compliance and asset management, you’ll also be expected to manage a portfolio of projects and reviews and lead on specific projects as required. You will need to work in partnership with our contractors to ensure that these projects are successfully delivered to agreed standards, within budget and on time.
To be successful in this role you will be a dedicated person with a strong commitment to the delivery of high-quality services and extensive experience in housing projects and regeneration settings. Your customer service skills are equally important, including the ability to communicate well with people from all backgrounds, at all levels, including tenants, leaseholders, contractors and stakeholders. A Building or Surveyor qualification, computer literacy, and the ability to plan and prioritise workloads are essential requirements of this role.
About SW9 Community Housing
SW9 Community Housing is a resident-led social housing charity responsible for the delivery of housing management and maintenance services for around 1,800 homes and several commercial and community buildings in Stockwell/Brixton on behalf of a G15 Housing Association, Network Homes. Being a community-based organisation, we are seeking to recruit a Technical Surveyor to work as a key member of a team responsible for the day to day repairs, void management, Health & Safety FRA’s and maintenance work through the management of SW9’s external contracts. With a turnover of £7.7m, and rising, and in excess of £150million of inward investment provided by Network Homes over the last 10 years. We have ambitious plans for the future, and we want a like-minded visionary to join us on this journey.
Who we are:
• A group of people who demonstrate integrity, respect, and teamwork;
• A group of people with passion, drive, and the courage to be different;
• A group of people committed to doing the right thing.
Our values define who we are. They are the fundamental beliefs of our social purpose. They guide our actions and behaviour. They influence the way we work as a team – and the way we serve our customers and engage with our stakeholders.
Every day, each one of us makes choices and decisions that directly affect the way we experience each other and the way our customers and stakeholders experience us. Our values give us confidence that we are using the same principles to help us make these decisions throughout our organisation.
SW9 works hard to acknowledge and celebrate individuals and teams within our organisation who consistently live our values and bring our purpose to life through their everyday behaviour, which in turn has a positive impact on our customers, community and stakeholders.
We want people who are energetic, flexible, passionate, forward thinking/innovate creative and can demonstrate good contract management, initiative and high-level professional approach to your work. If you think you are the best person to help us create an even better service for our stakeholders, we want to hear from you.
When you work at SW9, you are directly impacting on the lives of our residents. In return for your energy, innovation commitment and professionalism, we offer:
• competitive pay rates
• a defined contribution Pensions Scheme (including life cover)
• competitive annual leave entitlement
• Interest-free season ticket loan
• employee assistance programme
• excellent learning & development opportunities
• staff discount scheme
• a modern office and facilities
How to Apply:
Please read the Role Profile for full details of the role and apply by sending your updated CV, together with a supporting statement demonstrating how you meet the person specification. You should return your application to recruitment@SW9.org.uk, ensuring you quote the Reference Number and Job Title.
Please note: Previous applicants need not apply.
Additional Recruitment Information:
Please ensure you read the Guidance Notes for candidates prior to submitting your application.
We do value every application we receive. However, due to the volume of applications we receive we are unable to acknowledge each application. We will only reply to those who have been shortlisted for interview. If you have not received a reply within two weeks of the closing date, regrettably your application was unsuccessful.
If you want to find out more about us at SW9 you can do so at:
Shortlist: week commencing 26th October 2020
Telephone Interviews: Friday 30th October 2020