Service Care Solutions Ltd

Building Surveyor

Building Surveyor

3 months contract with extension - Inside IR35


Job Purpose

To be responsible to the Senior Building Surveyor for the delivery of building surveying services in relation to the functions of the Disability & Home Improvement Team.

Main Duties

  • To advise members of the public and colleagues of options in relation to repairs, improvements and adaptations of residential dwellings.

    To include advice on Council policy in relation to disabled adaptations, private sector renewal, empty properties, repairs to adaptations, handyperson services and any other associated services.

    Also to include advice on assistance that may be available via other organisations such as Central Government or energy providers.

  • To carry out the full range of building surveying tasks associated with the identification, specification and implementation of building and associated works to residential properties.

  • To procure contractors to undertake building and associated works in line with the Council's Contract Standing Orders and local procedures or use existing procurement arrangements such as Schedule of Rates contracts or preferred provider arrangements.

  • Ability to:

    • Use MS office products, AutoCAD

    • Use Surveying equipment

    • Use Electronic ordering systems

    • Identify defects in all forms of dwellings (including general building work, plumbing, electrical systems and adaptations) and specify remedies.

    • Carry out measured site surveys, design and specify Complex adaptations and repairs.


    • Thorough knowledge of current legislation, regulations, codes of practice relating to construction and adaptations

    • Construction related Degree (Building surveying preferred)

    Act as

    • Contract Administrator, including procurement, financial and quality control of works.

    • Project manager to run complex / multiple adaptations

    • clerk of works for all types of adaptations and repairs to dwellings

    Experience of:

    • Using Schedule of Rates contract/s and electronic ordering systems

    • Managing contractor/s on site

    • Liaising with building occupiers and professionals such as Occupational Therapists and building control

    • DFG process (desirable)

    • Designing complex adaptations

    • MRICS, MCIOB desirable

    Understanding of the needs of people with disabilities.

    To provide a practical and professional, customer centred response to matters referred to the team for action.

    If interested in the role, please contact me at

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