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Metropolitan Thames Valley

Adaptations Surveyor (TO-CD264)

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About Us Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing has a vision that "everyone has a home and the opportunity to live well" that means working with partners to create sustainable and vibrant neighbourhoods where our customers want to live. With 57,000 homes and more than 120,000 residents and customers we have a real opportunity to make that vision a reality. Our people care, dare and collaborate to ensure we achieve this People Powered Living. This role We are looking for an experienced Adaptations Surveyor to join our team on a Fixed Term Contract for 12 months. You will provide advice to the HIA`s clients with regard to proposed adaptations, prepare specifications and technical drawings for adaptation works and arrange estimates for work from the HIA`s contractors. You will manage adaptation works, monitoring work on site and carrying out post completion inspections to ensure works are completed to a high standard and meet the needs of the HIA`s clients, while also providing detailed technical advice and support to the HIA`s occupational therapists and other HIA staff regarding the feasibility of proposed works. What you`ll need to succeed This is an opportunity to become a part of a well-respected service delivering efficient home improvements to customers with Physical Disabilities commissioned by the Local Authority. You will work closely with a small team, and need to demonstrate the ability to support colleagues as team work is essential. We are looking for applicants that strive to go the extra mile to provide excellent service You will need to be able to self-manage your work load and be happy lone working on site with customers and managing contractors throughout any works undertaken. This means previous experience as an adaptations surveyor is essential. In addition experience of using AutoCAD is essential and ideally you NVQ level 3 Diploma in Building Maintenance / Construction Contracting Operations (Surveying) or equivalent Working directly with customers and third parties you will understand the importance of excellent customer service and be a strong communicator to be able to present recommendations successfully. To meet our commitment to providing safe, high quality services to our customers we will complete an enhanced background check with the Disclosure and Barring service, once an offer of employment is made. A new check will be completed every three years. What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, take a look at the attached Job Description for more details and if it’s the ideal job for you, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. Interview date: Interview date is yet to be confirmed. What you'll get in return You’ll be working in a fast-paced environment where you can benefit from our comprehensive in-house training to continue developing your skills. We offer excellent benefits, including: 28 days annual leave plus public holidays and an additional Belief Day, with the option to buy or sell up to 5 days leave Healthcare cashplan Matched contribution pension scheme (up to 9%) Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave Salary sacrifice schemes and season ticket loans Life assurance scheme Paid volunteer days Plus lots of voluntary benefits including cash back and discounts from high street names Our promise All employment decisions at MTVH are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race or religion, sex or sexual orientation. We are proud to have been recognised by Disability Confident for our commitment to disabled people and those with long term health conditions by providing fair and equal opportunities for all applicants enabling them to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.

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