PA Housing is an award winning provider of affordable, quality homes, but our business is about more than property – it’s about people. We aim to put our residents at the centre of everything we do and offer first class services to all.
Our business is built around decades of experience in the social housing sector across the Midlands, London and the South East. We hold a stock of more than 23,000 homes and employ 600-plus staff.
Our success and plans for the future would not be possible without our dedicated team of staff. Every one of our employees helps to make a positive difference to the lives of our residents.
We currently have an opportunity for a Stock Condition Surveyor to join our dedicated team and we really want to hear from you if you:
Educated to A-level standard, NVQ Level 4 or the ability to demonstrate suitable experience to meet the requirements of this role;
Knowledge of building construction and components
Experience of building diagnosis and defects identification.
Experience of housing maintenance and other building projects
Previous residential asset management/surveying experience.
Experience of dealing with people and excellent customer service skills;
This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and self motivated individuals who are able to work on own initiative.
The primary focus for this role is to carry out site surveys/inspections and to collect accurate stock condition survey data using a hand-held PDA or tablet device and office-based computer systems.
The role will report back to the repairs and assets teams all health and safety, non-compliant or urgent works that is required to be acted upon; as well as liaising with our neighbourhood officers, residents and contractors where required.
The successful candidates will possess excellent communication and organisation skills and have a strong sense of professionalism projecting a positive image of PA and to represent the organisation when carrying out site surveys.
We recognise that people are at the heart of our business and success is dependent on enthusiastic and committed colleagues. We make sure they feel supported and encourage a culture of opportunity and learning to enable all colleagues to fulfil their potential.
We reward our staff for their dedication by offering competitive salaries and an excellent range of employee benefits including:
26 days annual leave entitlement on joining, plus bank holidays, (pro-rated for part time roles)
Opportunities to develop your career through training, including gaining professional qualifications, career coaching, mentoring etc.
Generous pension scheme
Health cash plan
Perkbox - High street discounts
Health and Wellbeing initiatives
If you require any of the attachments in a different format or you require support with the application process please do not hesitate to contact us either via the email address or phone number below.
This role of requires the successful candidate to complete a basic DBS check. A basic DBS check will show any unspent convictions.
So why do we need to know this information? This role will be required to visit / support PA Housing residents in their own homes on a regular basis. Therefore we have a duty to our residents to ensure that we have taken precautions regarding who will be visiting them and representing PA Housing.
Having unspent convictions will not necessarily preclude you from being recruited into the role; if you are potentially the successful candidate, we will complete a risk assessment with you to understand the circumstances around your conviction, how relevant they are to the post you have applied for and what remedial action , if any, have you have taken since your conviction. Suitable references will also need to be obtained prior to commencement of employment.
As a Disability Confident and Equal Opportunities Employer, PA Housing welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from minority groups and with a disability.
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Closing date: Midnight, 12th July 2020
To apply for this role please click on the apply button or for any enquiries please email the recruitment team at 0116 4781270