Adaptations Surveyor

Posted 31 January 2024
Salary £40 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration3 Months
Discipline Property
Contact NameRyan Hamlett

Job description

Exciting Opportunity with a North London Borough for an Adaptations Surveyor!
Rate: £40 p/h (Umbrella)
Duration: Initial 3 months
Hours: Full Time
Job Description:

The duties and responsibilities of the role will include:

·To advise service users and colleagues on schemes / their feasibility and to prepare scheme designs.
·To manage and monitor both large and small scale projects to ensure successful completion and delivery on schedule.
·To determine the condition of existing buildings and to identify and analyse defects which will or may affect any proposed adaptations.
·To prepare documents for Disabled Facilities Grant applications as required.
·To carry out pre and post works inspections to ensure the specified works are undertaken to contract standards and in accordance with the Occupational Therapists recommendations.
·To prepare schedules of works specifications and Auto-Cad drawings that can be issued to the contractors.
·To liaise with our service users, their representatives, statutory authorities, and contractors regarding queries relating to works undertaken or planned.
·Work closely with and co-ordinate with various professional bodies to ensure that work is undertaken in a manner commensurate with all statutory requirements and current legislation e.g. H&S, CDM, Party Wall Act legislation.
·To maintain up to date knowledge of building methods, developments and related products
·To actively participate in team meetings to look at new ways of working, improving outcomes and best practice standards to help to the development of the service.
·To continue professional development by undertaking mandatory training and other training identified in line with identified needs
·This position will require the postholder to undergo a DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service).
·To maintain up to date knowledge of building methods, developments and related products.
·To exercise responsibilities under health and safety at work act as laid down, or as may be amended from time to time, by departmental procedures.


The successful candidate will have the following skills and competencies:

·Have an HND / HNC or equivalent professional qualification in a building surveying or a related subject or be qualified by experience in a similar role.
·Experience of delivering disabled adaptations projects within agreed timescales and with quality outcomes, including effective planning, managing and monitoring programs of work.
·Good knowledge of Building Regulations, asbestos awareness and Health & Safety legislation
·Ability to plan and deliver building works including effective planning, managing and monitoring programs of work for disabled occupants
·Knowledge of the legislative and procedural frameworks within which the Disabled Facilities Grants operate.
To apply please call 023 9387 6052 or email me an up to date CV to