Stock Condition Surveyor

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Title: Stock Condition Surveyor

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Contract Type: Permanent

Location: West Region

Persona: Agile

Salary: £38,500 – £43,000 plus essential car user allowance £1,300

Closing date for completed applications: 5th July 2021 at 11pm

Interviews will be held around: 13th July via Microsoft Teams


Due to COVID19, colleagues in eligible roles are currently working from home in line with government guidelines

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the advertisement and interview earlier than stated

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Asset Strategy team as a Stock Condition Surveyor within Property Services. These are newly created roles following a Property Services restructure. The Stock Condition Surveyors report direct to the Senior Investment strategy manager

This particular role will be responsible for the West region of L&Q’s housing stock and covers Buckinghamshire, North and South West London and the surrounding areas. As well as assisting fellow Stock Condition Surveyors within the L&Q estate. As you will required to travel as part of this role we will require candidates to have a driving license and access to a vehicle.

Responsible for collecting accurate stock condition data on all properties and associated assets held across the Trust, taking account of all the surveys, repairs, maintenance and improvement works undertaken by the Trust, external consultants, contractors and partner organisations.

The collected information will underpin L&Q’s long-term asset strategy and inform our expenditure of more than £200m pa.

To be considered for this role candidates must be able to demonstrate

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in carrying out stock condition surveys to varied residential properties
  • HNC in surveying related field or equivalent skills with proven experience of carrying out programmes of stock condition surveys
  • Preferred Level 3 certificate in domestic energy assessment
  • Exceptional standards of customer care
  • Ability to deliver accurate and clear communications both verbally and written
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Package and a working knowledge of a handheld, PDA

If you are interested in this role and have the experience required, then apply without delay!

  • ECU Allowance is paid in accordance with requirements of the relevant policy as updated from time to time

COVID 19: The safety of our staff and our candidates is of the utmost importance. Every effort will be taken to ensure that safe ways of working are adopted throughout the Recruitment and Selection process. We are introducing extra precautions in line with UK Government Guidelines. Our recruitment processes will follow social distancing and COVID-19 Secure requirements. This will include the use of various technologies to support the interview process. Should candidates have any questions regarding this, or if you require additional support please let us know at the interview planning stage.

At the foundation of everything that we do are our corporate values and associated behaviours. Our organisational behavioural framework outlines the core expectations of all employees, which should be demonstrated at all times when representing L&Q. More information about L&Q’s values can be found on our website and a copy of our behavioural framework can be provided on request.

Our commitments

At L&Q, people are at the heart of our business and our success depends on employing the best people and getting the best from them. This is why we are committed to developing our people. It’s only by investing in a well-trained and motivated workforce that we can continue to prosper and sustain business success.

In addition to our support and training, the successful candidate will have access to our full suite of benefits including 26 days holiday rising to 31 days with length of service, annual bonus subject to group performance, excellent Pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and non-contributory life assurance.

We are committed to supporting your work-life balance and recognise the changing demands and circumstances in life. Please let us know during the recruitment process if you’re interested in part time working or job sharing. In addition, should your circumstances change once you have joined L&Q, you can also request flexible working arrangements, e.g. a change to working hours – if it’s feasible then we’ll make it happen.

We are recognised externally for our commitment to inclusion. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident (Committed) employer and have signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge to demonstrate our commitment to end mental health discrimination in the workplace.

We expect all of our employees to support our environmental policy and social responsibility work. We are an employer committed to environmental and social responsibility.

L&Q is a regulated charitable housing association and one of the UK’s most successful independent social businesses. The L&Q Group houses around 250,000 people in more than 97,000 homes, primarily across London and the South East.

As a charitable organisation, our role goes beyond providing homes and housing services. We are a long-term partner in the neighbourhoods where we work. We hope to build aspiration, opportunity and confidence in our communities through our £250 million L&Q Foundation and our skills academy.

In response to the housing and affordability crisis, we will build 100,000 new homes over ten years. Of these, 60,000 homes will be built or funded by L&Q, whilst a further 40,000 will come through partnerships. Crucially, at least 50% of these new homes will be genuinely affordable, with a target of 60% in London.

Our vision is that everyone has a quality home they can afford, and we combine our social purpose with commercial drive to create homes and neighbourhoods everyone can be proud of.

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