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Yorkshire Housing
Bradford, West Yorkshire - Agile
£33,812 + £2,000 Car Allowance per annum
Closing date
23 Jan 2022

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Homes and Asset Management, Surveying
Full Time
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Job Details

We are recruiting for a qualified, experienced Surveyor  who takes pride in the quality in their work to join a forward thinking team. You'll be a key part of our regional Repairs and Investment Delivery team who provide quality and efficient services around the Yorkshire region.

Who we are?

You might think of Yorkshire Housing as ‘just’ a housing provider, but we’re so much more than that. Yes, we own and manage nearly 20,000 homes (and counting) across Yorkshire and make it possible for current and future customers to have a place they’re proud to call home but we’re also all about making a positive difference in people’s lives.

What you'll be doing?

You'll work closely with other colleagues to survey, prepare specifications and help prioritise works in respect of day to day repairs and empty homes repairs to reflect good building practice.

You'll identify and quantify the cost of repairs in respect of works to be recharged to others such as repairs which are the responsibility of tenants or repairs and replacements subject to insurance claims, negotiating when required with insurers and loss adjusters and working in conjunction with our internal Claims Team on complex claims.

You'll oversee and plan works is response to Housing Condition Claims in conjunction with our internal Claims Team and legal advisors.

Sounds good? Here’s what we need from you…

This role would suit someone with detailed knowledge of domestic construction techniques and a diagnostic approach to fault identification and specifying remedial work.

You'll have experience of carrying out surveys including sketch drawings, specifications schedules of work and cost estimates. And monitoring quality of maintenance repair work and estate service along with managing building contractors.

You'll have good communication, interpersonal & negotiating skills between staff, customers, contractors and clients. And working knowledge of range of IT applications, such as Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and the Orchard software database.

What’s in it for you?

We offer a salary of £33,812 per annum for a 35 hour week, 25 days annual leave (raising annually to 30 days) plus Bank Holidays. In addition, you will receive a car allowance of £2,000.

But that’s not all. We offer a reward package to suit everyone. At YH, you can claim back for prescriptions, eye tests and more with our cash plan, make the most of a variety of retail discounts and take advantage of our pension scheme where we’ll match your contributions up to 9%, just to name a few.

Our people’s health and wellbeing is our top priority, and at YH, you can make the most of our readily available wellbeing support package. This includes access to fitness classes, as well as a My GP service and free counselling with our employee assistance programme.

So, now you’re really interested?

At YH, we’re building a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where everyone can be themselves. Difference is what makes us stronger, so we welcome and encourage candidates from all backgrounds.

The finer print

If you are applying for this role internally you must inform your current line manager.

You must hold full UK driving license as this role you will be expected to travel across the Yorkshire region.

If a competitive candidate pool is identified, we reserve the right to close the role early therefore, we would encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.

Interviews will take place on Monday 31 January


We are Yorkshire Housing by name and Yorkshire is our focus. We own and manage nearly 20,000 homes – and are developing thousands more.


Our vision is making it possible to have a place you're proud to call home


You might think of Yorkshire Housing as ‘just’ a housing provider, but we’re so much more than that. We’re here to make a positive difference in people’s lives. So, as well as owning and managing nearly 20,000 homes (and counting) across Yorkshire, we also:


  • Offer money and tenancy coaching  
  • Help older customers live at home independently  
  • Adapt homes to match the needs of our customers   
  • Carry out repairs and replace items before things go wrong  
  • Provide antisocial behaviour support  
  • Get involved with work in the community  



Our five priorities that will help us achieve our vision are:


Great Customer Experience 


We’ll listen to customers and use what we know about them to shape our services. Oh, and we’ll provide extra support where it’s needed. 




Homes and Places to be Proud of  


We’ll create homes that people want to live in. 


- Quality  


- Safety 


- Affordability 


We’ll also be kind to the planet and aim to be one of the first UK housing associations to stop using gas heating and hot water systems.






We’ll deliver 8,000 new homes by 2030. They will be energy efficient, sustainable and affordable to live in. We’ll also refresh our Help to Buy and social and affordable rented options. 


We’ll achieve these priorities by focusing on being:  




Employer of Choice 


We’ll lead the way and make a name for ourselves as an employer. We’ll give you the right support and tools to succeed, plus a package full of benefits.




Strong, Resilient and Innovative Business 


We’ll invest in all the right things, from our ICT to our people. This will make us stronger, helping us to make a difference to our customers and be a business that people want to work for and with. 


Find Us
0113 825 6000
The Place
2 Central Place
West Yorkshire
LS10 1FB
United Kingdom
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