Graduate Property Surveyor

Graduate Property Surveyor

37 hours per week

Permanent Post
Actual Salary £20,000

Are you a recent graduate who would you like to develop a rewarding career as a surveyor in an environment that enables you to be sociable, supportive and enjoy interacting with people? No better place to start your journey than working for a successful local housing association with a rich heritage and passion for providing quality housing and services for people in later life?

We are looking for a Graduate Surveyor to join us on a permanent basis with the primary responsibility of ensuring we continue to deliver quality homes and services to our residents. This role will work closely with our small professional team of property surveyors enabling you to gain hands on support and experience. As well as day to day tasks you will be supported financially to broaden your professional knowledge and work towards gaining professional qualifications required to be a surveyor. Normal working hours are Monday to Thursday, 9am-5pm and Friday, 9am-4.30pm.

PFH is embracing agile working so we can do our best work in a place that provides the best outcome for our customers and residents and we have the IT infrastructure in place to support this with the use of Microsoft 365 and Teams!

It is envisaged, that this role will, following a period of supervision, development and delivery offer the opportunity for you to work from another location including home if suitable for up to 2 days a week.

Key responsibilities include working closely with the surveying team to:-

  • Undertake stock surveys, deliver planned maintenance, repairs and carry out pre and post inspections on our properties.
  • Develop the necessary skills to enable you to carry out resident consultations on proposed works, manage our contractors, manage small scale projects and to effectively ensure property compliance.

We are realistic, as a recent graduate we do not expect you to have vast amounts of work experience but we would like you to:-

  • Be a recent graduate (within the last 2 years) with a degree (minimum 2:1) preferably in a construction related degree although other disciplines will be considered.
  • Hold a clean driving license and have use of a vehicle with the ability to travel throughout the Hull area.
  • Be passionate and interested in pursuing a rewarding professional career as a surveyor and a desire to undertake professional studies to support this.
  • Have an interest in buildings, how they are designed, constructed and maintained and sustainability, energy, safety and innovation.
  • Have an interest in social housing and a desire to supporting others.
  • Have excellent IT skills to embrace digital developments and utilise them in improving the service.
  • Have experience of researching and analysing data and producing reports.
  • Have some work experience involving delivering a service to customers and / or within a construction related role is desirable.

Our workforce is fundamental to our success with a drive to deliver quality services to our residents.  So, if you have the above qualities please apply via Indeed attaching your CV with a supporting statement detailing how you meet our criteria and what attracted you to this position.

 


Supporting documents

Graduate Property Surveyor – Job Description

Graduate Surveyor – Person Specification

 

For an informal discussion with regards the role please contact Martin Sherman, Property Services Director or a member of our HR team on 01482 223783 or contact us via email at recruitment@pfh.org.uk and we will get back to you. Please note our offices are closed for the Christmas break between 24 December and 4 January.

 

Closing date:  9am, Monday 17 January 2022

 

We may depending on applicant numbers close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

PFH is an Equal Opportunities employer and values diversity in the workplace.  We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion/beliefs or age.

Disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria for the job will be guaranteed an interview.

We are committed to safeguarding vulnerable adults; therefore, clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required prior to appointment.

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