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Stock Condition Surveyor

Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
Barnstaple and surrounding areas
£23,000 - £26,250 per annum plus essential car user allowance
Closing date
29 Mar 2024

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Job Details

Role: Stock Condition Surveyor

Location: Barnstaple and surrounding areas

Salary: £23,000 - £26,250 per annum depending on experience plus £1,350 essential car user allowance

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

The Role

As a member of the team of surveyors working at North Devon Homes you will ensure that an effective and efficient service is provided in terms of; timely information is collated through stock condition surveys; ensuring that the asset management database is maintained and kept up to date with stock condition data; Ensuring communal re-inspections are undertaken as required; Ensuring compliance with any building related legislation is being monitored and enforced e.g. fire safety, Legionella, HHSRS etc; Repairs are raised and monitored.

The main responsibilities of the role are:

  • To carry out stock condition surveys using tablet/portable devices to record data, take photo’s and synchronise records with the asset database.
  • To appraise and update asset life information of building components, for validation by the Lead Surveyor.
  • To assess and record the condition of properties, including residential dwellings, residential blocks, garages, roads, parking, and commercial units.

About You

  • You will have a passion for working in a customer focused environment.
  • You will have a good knowledge of building / property inspections and strong IT skills.
  • You will have previous demonstrable experience of undertaking property surveys, defects analysis, report writing and subsequent remedy within domestic housing within the social housing sector.
  • You will be able to drive and have access to a vehicle for work purposes.
  • Technical survey knowledge plus building qualifications would be an advantage
  • Asbestos awareness training, working with asbestos training and H&S training would be desirable.


  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • 7% Employer contribution Pension
  • Cash Plan of up to £1400 per year
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Health & Wellbeing Support
  • Family Friendly Policies
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Tech Scheme
  • Refer a Friend Scheme

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Basic DBS check.

Closing date: 18 March 2024 - 9:00

Interviews: w/c 18 March 2024

Please note - applications must include CV with a supporting statement.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. As part of this commitment, we operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role to which they have applied. We request that all applications are submitted with a completed Equality & Diversity Form.


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.

Company info
Octo House, 2 Station Road
West Yorkshire
LS21 3HX
United Kingdom

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