Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing has a vision that “everyone has a home and the opportunity to live well”; that means working with partners to create sustainable and vibrant neighbourhoods where our customers want to live. With 57,000 homes and more than 120,000 residents and customers we have a real opportunity to make that vision a reality. Our people care, dare and collaborate to ensure we achieve this People Powered Living.
We are recruiting for a Property Surveyor to support the overall Property directorate in the diagnosis and management of non day to day repairs and building faults to find a satisfactory resolution for our residents whilst being mindful of budgets. You will manage your own workload to diagnose and manage property defects, disrepair and complicated or larger pieces of work including ad hoc planned replacements.
What you'll need to succeed
It is essential you have a proven track record of delivering complex repairs, with a working knowledge of Schedule of rates and ability to carry out building diagnostics. Expectation of our residents is high and budgets are tight so this role requires people and financial management along with excellent building diagnostic skills. While your experience, skills and track record are an absolute requirement, they are secondary in this role to your commitment, curiosity and genuine passion for fixing buildings first time.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, take a look at the attached Job Description for more details and if it’s the ideal job for you, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.
Interview date: TBD
What you'll get in return
You’ll be working in a fast-paced environment where you can benefit from our comprehensive in-house training to continue developing your skills. We offer excellent benefits, including:
- 28 days annual leave plus public holidays and an additional Belief Day, with the option to buy or sell up to 5 days leave
- Healthcare cashplan
- Matched contribution pension scheme (up to 9%)
- Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
- Salary sacrifice schemes and season ticket loans
- Life assurance scheme
- Paid volunteer days
- Plus lots of voluntary benefits including cash back and discounts from high street names
All employment decisions at MTVH are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race or religion, sex or sexual orientation.
We are proud to have been recognised by Disability Confident for our commitment to disabled people and those with long term health conditions by providing fair and equal opportunities for all applicants enabling them to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.
To meet our commitment to providing safe, high quality services to our customers we will complete a basic background check with the Disclosure and Barring service, once an offer of employment is made.