An exciting opportunity
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up.
Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here. The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
Surveyor required to work in a dynamic team providing a cutting-edge and award winning architectural and surveying "Agency Service" to design and manage grant-funded adaptations across tenures for people with disabilities.
This is a performance orientated, multi-disciplinary role, generally requiring you to work proactively and autonomously, having an ability to grow in the role and influence improvement to our service.
You will carry out comprehensive surveys of properties to identify the most reasonable and practicable options for adaptation. You should also have an ability to understand and provide advice on all aspects of housing legislation relating to grant-funded domestic building work.
You will have recent and extensive experience of delivering / supervising adaptation projects to specification / quality standards, within budget and on time. You will have very high standards of customer service, understanding the need to regularly update clients on progress and take ownership of their enquiries.
Closing Date: Sunday 11th October 2020 (23:00)
Assessment & Interview Date: TBC
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on email@example.com. Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and confidentially.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.