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Job Details

Based: Bradford area, BD11 DR
Areas Covered: North East England (Middlesbrough areas) and Yorkshire & North West
Hours: Full-time – 35 Hours per week (Permanent)
Salary: £46,515.
Reporting to: Head of Asset Management
Direct Reports: Repairs Surveyor x2
 

About Us

People come to work for Habinteg because they believe in what matters to us. Inclusion drives all that we do, be that the services we offer to tenants, the environments we create or the homes we deliver. One in four people in this country are disabled but most homes are designed to exclude them. We believe in designing homes and creating neighbourhoods that everyone can share and enjoy.  We have approximately 3200 homes across the country from Tyneside to Cornwall. We are champions of the Lifetime Homes Standard and provide expert training and consultancy through our Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE) in-house team.
 

About the Role

The Senior Repairs Surveyor role will be responsible for the efficient and effective delivery of maintenance in the Northern region. You will have two repairs inspectors reporting to you each covering different areas in the North East, and Yorkshire & North West. Your role will be to ensure that we are providing a good service in all aspects of responsive, cyclical, and major repairs to tenanted and void properties. You will also be managing maintenance contractors in line with our contract management framework including any performance improvement areas. The role will also be responsible for ensuring that we comply with accessibility standards, monitor budgets, whilst never compromising on H&S regulations.

 

About You

We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated Senior Repairs Surveyor to join our dynamic team. In this role, you will play a crucial part in ensuring the smooth delivery of our repairs and maintenance service, contributing to the overall wellbeing of our tenants. You will be up to date with current building and H&S legislation, as well as a sound understanding of procurement routes in Housing.

The ideal candidate will possess a HNC in construction or building, be able to draft tender documents and you will have an advantage if you are able to prepare basic construction drawings and specifications.

Excellent customer care and communication skills are essential for this role. You will need to be calm in your nature and confident in your practices. There will be travel involved and the occasional emergency call out so a clean driving license is essential as well as a clear enhanced DBS.

 

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive dental & health plan through Simply Health
  • A fantastic pension set-up where we will match your contribution up to 10%
  • Annual leave starts from 25 days increasing to 28 + one bonus Habinteg day off each year.
  • Various development and growth opportunities
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Simply Rewards (through Simply Health)
  • A flexible, supportive and inclusive working environment

 

For a copy of the job description, please visit our website.

 

Closing date: The position will remain open until filled so don’t delay submitting your application!  
Interview date:
We will interview throughout the advertising period.

To apply please visit https://www.habinteg.org.uk/jobs  

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the HR department:

E-mail: recruitment@habinteg.org.uk
Tel: 020 7822 8700

Company

Habinteg is an equal opportunities employer aims to be an employer of choice. We offer a comprehensive and person-centred employment package to our staff. This includes:

  • Flexible approach to working week including full-time, part-time and job-sharing possibilities.
  • Annual interest-free season ticket loan.
  • Welcoming, accessible work environments.
  • Training and development programme including study leave.
  • Ethical pension scheme from the Pensions Trust.
  • Secondment opportunities.

Being open and honest about our performance is an essential part of our culture. This is why we place importance on independent assessment of our organisation as an employer. We are proud to hold a Gold Standard Investors in People accreditation.

Habinteg has been a leading provider of affordable accessible homes for over 40 years. A third of the homes we provide are designed to wheelchair standard and our schemes – from Tyneside to Cornwall - provide sustainable, inclusive neighbourhoods for disabled and non-disabled people to share and enjoy.  We are champions of the Lifetime Homes Standard and have recently welcomed the Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE) on board as a subsidiary. In our five year business plan we commit to sharing our expertise and influencing policy so that society includes disabled people with a places to live that meet their needs and maximise independence.

Habinteg acknowledges its responsibility and commitment to the communities in which it works and recognises that in society certain groups and individuals are discriminated against. Therefore, Habinteg is committed to taking positive action to help redress the effects of unfair discrimination and disadvantage in order to ensure equality of opportunity becomes an integral feature in all of its activities. This includes:

  • The provision of housing and services
  • Recruitment, employment and training
  • Housing development and contractors
  • Governing body and management committees
Company info
Website
Telephone
020 7822 8700
Location
Habinteg Housing Association Chapman House Unit 1
Adwalton Business Park 132 Wakefield Road
Drighlington
Bradford
BD11 1DR
United Kingdom

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