Damp Surveyor – Property Services

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Damp Surveyor – Property Services
Thamesmead, Greenwich
Contract / Temporary

Greenwich RQ1272183

Posted: 16th May 2024 12:53
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  • Pay Rate:

    £19.30 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Monday - Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2 months

  • Thamesmead, Greenwich,


What's involved with this role:

Temporary Damp Surveyor – Property Services

Job Ref: Greenwich RQ1272183

Pay Rate: £19.30 per hour PAYE 

Hours per week: 35 Monday - Friday, normal working hours

Role Length: This opening assignment is for 2 months

City: Thamesmead, Greenwich

Salary may be negotiable to candidates who fully meet the requirement.

The surveyor will have specific knowledge of building structures and how they contribute to the cause, be able to correctly diagnose & specify remedial requirements.  To understand and be able to use equipment to aid with diagnostics and undertaking seasonal monitoring.

Must have an empathetic approach to our tenants and property conditions, able to produce drawings & floor plans, diagnose general building faults, obtain or create specifications for improvement works required with an understanding of how this may affect other components of the property/building, obtain competitive prices.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing and chasing all Care debt in line with the Aster Dunning process.
  • Analysing old debt and chasing as appropriate.
  • Allocating payments accurately to invoices.
  • Recognising the customer base and the approach to different customers corporate or care customers.
  • Agreeing payment plans and ensuring that these are adhered to.
  • Produce an aged creditor report monthly to send to all stakeholders.
  • Regular meetings with Head of Financial operations to ensure debt levels are reducing.
  • Liaising with Debt collection agencies.


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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Due to the number of CVs being sent to us under current market conditions, we cannot, unfortunately, respond to all applications. If, therefore, you have not heard from us within 3 days please make a working assumption that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. We will, however, be very happy to receive future applications from you for other roles.

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Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.



  1. A building related qualification or extensive experience as a Maintenance Surveyor.


Skills & Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  3. Housing Surveyor/ Inspection Background.
  4. Must have a true understanding & good experience of damp, mould & condensation.
  5. Ability to prioritise workloads, analyse and resolve problems.
  6. Ability to work alone to meet strict deadlines.
  7. Carry out post inspections, confirm satisfactory completion, authorise payments, investigate invoice queries.
  8. Cross-Service/Partnership working liaison skills and experience
  9. Managing external resources through PFI contract partnering to ensure best value for the client.
  10. Respond to complaints, compliments and requests for information and consider service review and development in the light of these.
  11. Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).



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Damp Surveyor – Property Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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