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Chartered Building Surveyor

Employer
Choice Care Group
Location
Bracknell with National Travel
Salary
£45,000 - £50,000
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Sector
Property, Construction
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Specialism
Building Surveyor, Construction
Level
Chartered Surveyor, FRICS, MRICS
Business Type
Client

Job Details

Purpose of the Position:

  • To contribute to the property team objectives and spend time in each area of the business function. In doing this you will be involved in several work streams including property maintenance, compliance, development and acquisitions.
  • Your primary role will be to deliver the 5 year capital works programme from our Estates Strategy.
  • An understanding of local authority funding for social care will be an advantage due to the nature of our business.
  • Develop & maintain effective communications with ALL Staff; Service Users; Visitors & Contractors.
  • We will support you for your professional CPD.

 

Principle Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Contribute to developing a wider estate strategy and policies to support the effective management of the estate and related assets.
  • Work on budgets, expenditures, and reconciliations.
  • To work within property maintenance - inspecting properties, attending meetings at both homes and with supply chain partners and identifying opportunities for maximising value for money.
  • Supporting the team with the completion and computation of JCT contracts and acting as supervising officer as required.
  • Undertaking inspections and measurement of property in accordance with the RICS Code of Measuring Practice/IPMS
  • To update, manage and interrogate data through QFM.
  • Weekly reporting and monitoring on progress contributing to the capital programme.
  • Liaising with planning departments on de-risking sites prior to disposal, carrying out inspections, measurements and valuations using RICS guidance documents, providing internal reports for Choice Care.
  • Leading on insurance claims for property related insured risks.

 

Advisory:

No job description can give a complete account of all aspects of a post. From time to time demands of the organisation will require adjustments in the responsibilities of the post.

 

Number of Direct Reports:

None, however could have assignment of Graduate Surveyors or apprentice, depending on experience.

 

Financial Responsibility:

Responsibility for managing approved budgets.

 

Knowledge, skills & Abilities: 

  • RICS accredited degree essential
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge of Landlord and Tenant legislation, current relevant topics. To understand the premises directions and all RICS compliance.
  • Some experience of working on property portfolios
  • Good time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to prioritise workload.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Team Player.
  • Motivated.
  • Dedicated.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to develop relationship.

Company

Choice Care is a leading specialist care provider for people with learning disabilities, autism, mental health conditions and associated complex needs. We offer expertise across a wide range of specialisms, including support for people with behaviours that challenge. We are at the forefront of national best practice, with an outstanding reputation and amongst the highest CQC ratings of any comparable organisation in the country.

Choice Care is a proven provider with over 30 years' experience in specialist care. We began offering services for people with learning disabilities and complex needs in 1992. Since then, the organisation has grown significantly, through strategic acquisition and by investing in new homes, to create the Choice Care Group. Today, we are one of the UK's foremost specialist care providers, operating almost 80 residential homes and a variety of supported living services across the South, South West and West Midlands.

We are a professionally managed, financially responsible organisation with a strong commercial record and a history of investment in service quality and innovation. As a responsive partner, we aim to evolve alongside the changing needs of all our stakeholders. We work closely with local authorities and healthcare services to identify trends and analyse future requirements, developing and configuring new services in anticipation of local demand.

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