Senior Building Surveyor

Greenwich, London (Greater)
£42,684 - £45,585
13 Jul 2020
26 Jul 2020
Job role
Contract Type

Disability & Home Improvement Team

Senior Building Surveyor – PO5

2 Years fixed-term contract

The Royal Borough of Greenwich’s Housing Inclusion & Support Service is on a mission to become one of the top service providers in adaptations, housing occupational therapy and home improvements. As part of this continuous improvement journey, we want to ensure that the customer experience, in addition to the access and delivery of advice,information and assessments are exemplary.

We are seeking motivated people, who like a challenge, have a commitment to housing and want to help us deliver excellent services.

An opportunity has arisen for an exceptional candidate with building surveying skills to join the Royal Greenwich Disability & Home Improvement Team. The team specialises in supporting older and vulnerable borough residents to live independently in their own homes by adapting or improving their environment.

This rewarding job will suit applicants who have a strong commitment to the delivery of high-quality services to vulnerable people and an understanding of housing problems faced by older people and those with disabilities.

We are looking for someone who is conscientious, adaptable and keen to join an innovative team to make a positive difference and drive the service forward whilst also making a difference in the lives of those vulnerable residents who need help, support and assistance. 

We would expect that you will be able to achieve the standards as set out within our staff values. 

The successful candidate will ideally be MRICS, MCIOB, RIBA or CABE qualified with managerial and surveying experience, particularly relating to the adaptation and refurbishment of domestic dwellings. The postholder will also be expected to manage major work programs and building projects.

For further information about the post, please e-mail Dawood Haddadi at

Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

This role requires a Standard DBS. (This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act,1974)

All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated

A full employment history is required for this role. Please provide a full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation of any gaps in employment.

This opportunity has recently been advertised as an opportunity for current RBG employees (internal only advertising). Applications received during the internal advertising period have been considered and processed. If you were interviewed for this position via an application to this job advertisement during the internal advertising period, any further application will not be shortlisted.

Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application. If you have a disability and are unable to meet some of the job requirements specifically because of your disability, please address this in your application. If you meet all the other criteria, you will be shortlisted and we will explore jointly with you if there are ways in which the job can be changed to enable you to meet the requirements.