Building Surveyor Trainee
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Building Surveyor Trainee

Lewisham Homes
£20,000 - £24,999
Time left to apply
19 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

We seek a talented, enthusiastic and motivated building surveying under-graduate who shares our values and is excited about the opportunity to join an innovative, challenging, collaborative and customer focused organisation.

The successful candidate will work within our professional services team offering building surveying services across our major works investment, responsive repairs and new build programmes. This will be within a 12-month development programme as part of a sandwich degree.

Company information

Lewisham Homes is an ambitious and fast growing organisation set up to improve housing in the borough, currently managing 18,000 homes on behalf of Lewisham Council. We are a not-for-profit organisation undertaking a major local investment programme, operating our own maintenance company, and building new homes through a partnership with the local authority. In this venture we led the borough’s first council housing development in 30 years.

As a major local employer we work in London’s third largest borough where diversity is both a defining characteristic and a key strength. We are proud of being one of just seven per cent of organisations with IIP status to be awarded the Gold Standard. This recognition demonstrates our high standards in how staff are managed, developed and have opportunities to influence and be involved.

We’re passionate about our work, investing in Lewisham neighbourhoods and growing our business to shape a bright future. We’re committed to delivering excellent customer service and putting residents at the heart of our business.

We seek talented, ambitious, and dedicated people who share our values and are excited about the opportunity to work in an innovative, challenging, collaborative and customer focused organisation. In return we offer a competitive salary, career development opportunities, a wide range of staff benefits, and membership of the local government pension scheme.

Our head office can be reached by trains directly from Waterloo, London Bridge, and King's Cross St. Pancras.

Person requirements

  • A passion to work in social housing.
  • To be working towards a building surveying degree that is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
  • Student member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Building Surveying Professional Group) with intention of completing the Assessment of Professional Competence.
  • Three A’ levels at grade C or above, or the equivalent.
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Ability to commence full-time summer 7 August 2017

You will need to be highly motivated as you will move between teams and work activities, and colleagues will change. You will need have good time management skills and an ability to prioritise your work effectively, be able to settle into new work situations quickly and deliver high standards of performance.

Accepted degree subjects

planning and surveying


£20,000 - £24,999



Contract and working hours

Fixed term · Full-time

How to apply

Number of vacancies: One

Closing date: 23/12/2016

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 23/12/2016