Service Care Solutions Ltd

Empty Homes Inspector

A housing association based in Central London is looking for an Empty Homes/Voids Inspector to join their team.

This is a full time, permanent role and the successful candidate will have a full relevant trades/surveying qualification, experience with maintenance and repairs to void properties, extensive experience with property inspections and ideally experience in a similar local authority or housing role.


The main purpose of the role is to carry out detailed property inspections prior to and on completion of Empty Homes work.



The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following;


NVQ Level 3 (City & Guilds) Trade Qualification or equivalent recognised competency


Up to date knowledge of building construction, repairs and safety legislation.


Up to date knowledge of housing sector best practice and relevant legislation.


Experience of repairs/EH management information systems.


Excellent oral and written communications.


Experience of delivering a high-quality services.


Sound knowledge of Health and Safety regulations.


Excellent knowledge of Schedule of Rates job specification.


Demonstrates the Guinness Behaviours.



The main responsibilities associated with this role are as follows;


Carry out non-gas and electrical pre and post empty property inspections in line with agreed targets and Empty Homes (EH) specification.


Undertake audits of sub-contractor work to monitor quality of work, materials and adherence to specification and Health and Safety.


Engage effectively with colleagues to ensure they are aware of property status and condition.


Update and maintain accurate Schedule of Rates (SOR) /Standard Value Minutes (SMV) information using the management information systems to ensure accurate cost and productivity information.


Prepare an accurate plan of works including enabling work, specifications and relevant quotations



The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and is offering an annual salary of £34,049 rising to £35,161 after 6 months, along with a very competitive benefits package.

If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to jamal.cantwell@servicecare.org.uk or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.


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  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £34049 - £35161 per annum + + benefits package
  • Location: City of London, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Construction
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Tel: 01772 208967
  • Fax: 01772 471473
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2021-08-20 13:31:18 -

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