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Leasehold Valuer
  • Employer: Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
  • Reference: RBKC/22/218411
  • Published: Mon 07/11/2022, 15:39 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 04/12/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Part Time
  • Hours: 28.8 hours per week
  • Salary: £45,147 - £51,858 pro rata per annum (actual salary £36,117 - £41,486 per annum)
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Town Hall, Hornton Street, Kensington & Chelsea

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Leasehold Valuer

In Kensington and Chelsea, we put local people at the heart of decision-making, working in partnership with them to provide quality services that are responsive, effective and efficient. Everything we do is focused on raising the quality of life for all.

The Role:

As a Leasehold Valuer you will have a diverse role dealing with all valuations resulting from tenants who want to become leaseholders and all after sale valuations, such as for lease extensions and purchases of additional space, i.e. lofts or storage rooms.

You will get an opportunity to engage with local Councillors and other stakeholders within your role facilitating property-based transactions to achieve the wider aims and objectives of the Council.

Excellent negotiation skills are required to always achieve the best value for the Council when agreeing final settlements with applicants.

This role would best suit a surveyor who is looking for a part time role working three to four days a week, but flexible to increase days when required.

Please refer to the Job Description for more information

About You:

You will have full membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) or overseas equivalent e.g. Australian or New Zealand Institute of Valuers. 

Specialist knowledge of property and property processes are essential.

You will have a sound knowledge of asset valuations and social housing stock valuations for Right to Buy applications and lease extensions.

We reserve the right to extend or close this vacancy early without warning subject to the volume of suitable applicants.

Application Process:

Please do not upload any documents, including CVs/Covering Letters or supporting statements, as these documents will not be reviewed and could result in your application not being shortlisted.

You should describe how you meet the person specification requirements for the position you are applying for in Section G of the application form.

Additional Information:

Interview date: Week commencing 12th December 2022

We are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

We engage our staff with a variety of learning types including face-to-face and virtual learning because we want to ensure our staff understand our values and behaviours, grow their skills and develop their careers.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

We do not accept speculative CVs from any source.

Please note, we will primarily contact candidates by e-mail throughout the recruitment process, please monitor your email junk / spam folder as our system generated emails may be allocated to these folders by your email settings.