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DFG Surveyor

  • Job reference: JG059
  • Location: Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Building Surveyors (All Levels)
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Job description: A Local Authority based in County Durham is looking for a Disabled Facilities Grant Surveyor to join their team.
This is a full time, temporary position and the ideal candidate will be educated to degree level in Environmental Health, Housing or Surveying or the equivalent substantial demonstrable level of knowledge gained through directly relevant works experience.

The purpose of the role is to be responsible for the provision of technical support specifically in relation to the provision of Disabled Facilities Grants and essential property repairs (funded through the Regional Loan Scheme).

The main responsibilities of the role include:

Investigating complaints from members of the public, interviewing the complainant and other parties as necessary, collecting information and reporting in accordance with agreed procedures.
Advising individuals of the requirements of the relevant legislation and attempting to reach a satisfactory conclusion.
Investigating and reporting on statutory or other public health related nuisances and taking action as instructed.
Carrying out surveys of properties and taking subsequent appropriate action in connection with, Interpretation of architectural drawings and structural reports, assessment of conditions using the Housing Health and Safety Rating System in properties across all tenures and the implementation of policies and procedures in relation to the provision of disabled facilities grants.

Required qualifications and experience:

Educated to degree level in Environmental Health, Housing or Surveying or the equivalent substantial demonstrable level of knowledge gained through directly relevant works experience.
Experience in the inspection of premises and production of statutory notices, schedules of work, technical reports and plans.
Sound knowledge of building construction practices and procedures.
An understanding of Disabled Facilities Grants.


The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering between £15 and £17 p/hour Umbrella Ltd (approx. £400 - £445 p/week NET after deductions) dependant on experience and qualifications. So if this position sounds of interest, email a copy of your up to date CV to james.glover@servicecare.org.uk or call James at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967

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