Clerk of Works
Do you want to join our team at an exciting time, delivering cyclical decoration and capital planned works programmes and in particular the Fire Door Replacement Programme?
Who we’re looking for:
We are seeking a customer focused Clerk of Works to join our team providing services to a range of schemes in London and the South East.
Candidates must have a strong understanding of health and safety procedures and experience of site management, ensuring contractors and sub-contractors are compliant. You will need to have experience of producing regular reports and evidence that you have delivered projects on time and within budget.
Due to the nature of the of inspections, an acute understanding of the installations of fire resistant doors is essential. Ideally, you will have a practical background in property maintenance with detailed knowledge of housing construction. You will be responsible for the inspection and quality assurance on site and handover of all cyclical and planned maintenance programmes. You will be expected to attend site and project meetings, issue timely Clerk of Works reports and contribute solutions to the many queries on site.
You will be expected to work mainly on your own initiative during the day and cover large areas using your own vehicle with mileage paid appropriately.
Applicants should have site accreditation and be appropriately qualified or actively seeking qualification.
This role is on a fixed term contract basis for 18 months, working 35 hours per week.
What we’ll offer you:
• A salary of circa £42,000 per annum, depending on experience
• 23 days holidays plus public holidays. We also close between Christmas and New Year, so you get another 3 days bonus holidays
• A great pension scheme
• The ability to buy extra leave and discount cards
• Flexible working
• Employee referral scheme
• Cash claim-back on medical treatments
• Travel to work loan
• Discounted rates on a cycle scheme, personal medical plans, life assurance, give as you earn, critical illness and travel insurance
• Find out more on our careers page
Why work for Southern Housing Group?
Southern Housing Group is one of the largest housing associations in the UK and has a well-established reputation as a successful business with social objectives. The Group provides a range of homes for people in housing need, including social rent, affordable rent, shared ownership and outright sales.
We exist to provide homes for more than 72,000 customers in over 28,500 homes, making lives better and investing in communities. With around 1,000 employees, we’re an organisation that’s growing.
We are a member of the G15, which represents London's largest housing associations. The G15 houses one in ten Londoners and builds a quarter of London's new homes.
Southern Housing Group won the “Housing Association of the Year” award at the WhatHouse? Awards 2018. The Group also won the award for “2018 Best Large Development” at the National Housing Awards for our development at Bow River Village in London.
Closing Date: Sunday 18th August 2019
Interview Date: Thursday 22nd August 2019 & Friday 23rd August 2019
Please include a supporting statement explaining how your skills and experience meet the criteria of the job description and person specification.
Please be aware that due to the nature and sensitivities of some of our roles we are not always able to consider applications from Southern Housing Group residents.
Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to every application. If you have not heard from us within 7 days, please assume that your application has not been progressed. After this period of time, we will delete all your personal information. We thank you for your interest in working at Southern Housing Group.