Senior Surveyor

Date Posted 30/05/2024

Application Closing Date 27/06/2024 23:59

Hours 36 per week

Salary £46,104 per annum

Location Ellesmere Port

Everything we do aims to positively impact the lives of our social housing tenants and deliver on what matters to them and their communities. We provide safe, well-maintained, sustainable homes and deliver customer-focused services. ForHousing is a place where everyone can thrive and be themselves.


As part of our Housing Management Contract, you’ll line manage a team of Surveyors and Technical Officers based in West Cheshire, delivering a range of investment works including capital planned improvements, ad-hoc capital works, and adaptations.


Why ForHousing?

  • Hybrid working – some of your time can be spent working at home, or you’re free to spend more time in the office if you prefer. There will be a requirement to attend the office on occasion.
  • Agile working – we are outcome driven, so we empower you to do your best work, in the way that works best for you.
  • STAR – through our partnership with STAR you can save money on everyday spending and make your money go further with discounts across a wide range of shops and products.
  • Smartech – purchase technology or white goods and spread the cost.
  • Wellbeing centre – gym discounts, exercise videos, mindfulness tools, nutrition advice, financial advice and more.
  • Cycle to work scheme – save up to 40% on bikes and equipment.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – access to a 24/7 counselling and support helpline.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Managing a team of Surveyors and Technical Officers, including objective setting, reviews, development, and workload monitoring.
  • Developing and delivering planned works in relation to the capital investment programme.
  • Ensuring Asset Management works are delivered to high levels of client and customer satisfaction.
  • Commissioning contractors and consultants to deliver works.
  • Assisting with onsite surveys, feasibility visits, technical inspections, and other onsite duties.
  • Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders including Occupational Therapists, Housing Associations, client families, contractors, and volunteer organisations.


What we’re looking for:

  • HNC or equivalent in construction.
  • SMSTS / IOSH or similar health and safety qualifications.
  • Experience working with elderly, vulnerable, or disabled people.

ForHousing is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


If you need any adjustments to be made to our recruitment process, please get in touch with the team on


Please note we reserve the right to close this vacancy early, depending on application volumes.