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Maintenance Surveyor

Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Salary £34,693.00
Closing date
30 Jul 2022

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Do you have a passion to deliver excellent projects and maintenance services in collaboration with colleagues and customers?

Can you work independently using your own initiative and manage contractors and repairs projects?

If yes, Connect Housing would love to hear from you!

We have a new and exciting permanent opportunity to join the Property Services Team at Connect as a Maintenance Surveyor responsible for managing complex repairs and delivery of ah-hoc orders, incorporating diagnosis, specification, commissioning, contractor supervision and pre / post inspections for contractors and our own in-house team.

This role will be Responsible for the delivery of high-quality repairs and maintenance projects to Connects properties, ensuring excellent customer service and achieving value for money. Carrying out surveys to customers’ homes, recording detailed stock condition information and diagnosing building faults and failures. Preparing detailed specifications, procuring, and managing the delivery on site of repairs, maintenance and component replacement works to ensure quality and customer satisfaction are achieved.

You will need to be able to work independently, delivering your own projects through to completion, you will also be able to call upon a range of other specialists within and outside Connect, to help you deliver projects effectively.

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for more details.

If you are excited by the opportunity to lead a service delivering our repairs service projects, providing our customers with quality homes where they are proud to live, then this job could be for you!

About us

Connect is a housing association providing over 3,000 homes and well-being and support services, across West Yorkshire. Our over-arching vision is for a sustainable and just society where good homes, neighbourhoods and opportunities help people enjoy happy, healthy lives.

In choosing Connect you will be joining a friendly team, who look out for each other. As an equal opportunities employer we recruit based on experience, attitude and values. Connect are committed to ensuring our workforce reflects the communities we serve and actively works to promote equality, diversity and inclusion. We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups such as disabled and LGBT+ communities.

We are proudly a disability confident employer, working to recruit and retain disabled people and we will offer you an interview if you meet the essential criteria of the job.

Key Benefits:

  • Friendly and lively team
  • 20 days basic holiday + public holidays. This rises with each year of service up to a maximum of 25 days + bank holidays
  • BUPA Cashplan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Company Vehicle for work use

Please note, Connect Housing reserve the right to close the role earlier and therefore we encourage early applications.


Blue Octopus partners with employers from a multitude of different sectors and industries, using our next generation technology and recruitment expertise to help attract, engage and hire the best talent for their unique career opportunities. We know that having the right people in place is crucial to every business’ current and future successes, regardless of the area they operate in.

Over the last decade, our experience has allowed us to specialise in several sectors, including social housing.

Blue Octopus has a strong history of working with social housing providers to help them hire the best talent and improve their talent management processes. This experience, coupled with knowledge developed over time, has allowed us to fully understand both the market itself and the skills required within the sector. We understand that operating at a high standard, efficiently and cost-effectively, is vital for our clients in the Social Housing sector, who provide a much-needed service for their tenants.

Find Us
Octo House, 2 Station Road
West Yorkshire
LS21 3HX
United Kingdom
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