Department:
Property
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Home Based
Salary Details:
£49,670 per annum + excellent benefits
10 Jul 2022
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Hours Per Week:
37.5

Job Advert

Looking for your next surveyor role? Come and join us at Mencap in the role of Senior Building Surveyor. We're looking for an experienced surveyor (preferably Chartered Surveyor MRICS but tell us about your experience) to join us full time (37.5 hours per week) . The role is home based, with travel across the UK, including to a number of properties in East Anglia.

What we’d love you to do:

  • Take day to day lead with regards to all of Mencap’s Building Surveyors working as a senior member of the Property team to support the Head of Property to deliver the 5 year plan and Mencap’s objectives
  • Adopt an approach of continuous improvement to ensure that our built environment is safe, fit for purpose, enhances outcomes for our clients and meets the expectations of our regulators,  including the CQC
  • Work in a responsive manner to ensure that queries, concerns and issues are promptly and effectively resolved, keeping relevant stakeholders informed and reporting to the Head of Property when appropriate
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with external stakeholders and contractors.
  • Speak positively and enthusiastically about Mencap, the Property team and the Finance Directorate to ensure a professional service image and service delivery is established and maintained.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of Mencap's mission, vision and values and set an example for the delivery of these in the things that they say and do.
  • Agree with the Head of Property the regular reports that are required, taking responsibility for collating this information and producing reports and presentations in a format that is suitable for the audience they are intended for within the agreed timescale.
  • Maintain and distribute any information in accordance with data protection legislation and Mencap policy requirements.

It is also really essential to us that you match our 5 values – Passionate, Inclusive, Kind, Brave and Positive. Mencap has a vision for the UK to be the best place in the world for people with a learning disability to live happy and healthy lives. You can support this vision by improving and maintaining the properties we lease to our tenants or provide a service from.

At Mencap, we value a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we intentionally plan for the success of our colleagues in everything we do. We welcome applications from everyone, so come as you are and join us. Together we are Mencap!

 

If you are passionate about making the UK the best place in the world for people with a learning disability to live happy and healthy lives and are looking for a rewarding role within a team that are dedicated to supporting your personal progression, then this is the role for you!

Please provide a CV that is up to date and demonstrates all your skills and experiences relevant for this role and tell us why you want to join Mencap. You can read more about the role in the Job Description.

This role will close on Sunday 10 July 2022 and interviews will take place w/c 11th or 18th July 2022 via Teams. If you'd like to speak to a member of the team for an informal chat to find out more, please contact our recruitment team on 01733 246699 or email [email protected] and they can put you in touch with a member of the property team.

Please note that while we do not issue car allowances, the travel requirements of the role have been taken into account in the salary and mileage is paid at 45p per mile. Whereas a car allowance amount would be static, any future salary increases would be payable on the full £49,670 salary. After successful completion of a 6 month probation period you will be eligible for the Tusker car scheme via salary sacrifice which is a flexible and cost effective way to lease a new car.

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We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader and welcome applicants with disabilities to apply for all roles with us. To find out more about the scheme please visit the direct gov website.

Benefits

As well as knowing that what we do is making a positive difference to people’s lives, you will receive fair pay and have access to a wide range of rewards and benefits as one of our employees.

  • 32 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing to 35 days with long service plus the ability to buy up to another 10 days via our HolidayPlus scheme
  • Service related sick pay when 6 month probation is completed
  • Eligibility to join Mencap Pension Plan where Mencap matches contributions up to 5% on a salary sacrifice basis meaning NI savings. If you don’t join the Plan you start, you will be auto-enrolled after three months with us.
  • Membership of Mencap Pension Plan to include up to 3 times salary death in service live cover AND Income Protection of 50% salary to be triggered at 26 weeks of long term sickness
  • Loans for debt consolidation, bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounts and cashback from 3% to 30% at high street shops including major super markets, cinemas, gyms, leisure/theme parks, holidays and much more via Mencap Extras
  • Opportunity to purchase a health cash plan to claim towards dental, glasses, therapy etc.
  • Free access to round the clock employee assistance program for advice and support
  • Quarterly award scheme and recognition at every 5 years through our YouRock program
  • Access to award winning training and development

*T&C's apply based on contract

About Mencap

We work in partnership with people with a learning disability, and all our services support people to live life as they choose. Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You will have opportunities to develop as a person, colleague, leader and activist. We want to make you feel inspired to reach your potential.  

Our work includes;  

  • providing high-quality, flexible services that allow people to live as independently as possible in a place they choose
  • providing advice through our help lines and web sites
  • campaigning for the changes that people with a learning disability want

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