Interim Asbestos Surveyor – Housing

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Interim Asbestos Surveyor – Housing
Interim Position

Islington RQ643322

Posted: 29th July 2022 10:14
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  • Pay Rate:

    £20.96 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • ISLINGTON, London,

    N7 7EP

What's involved with this role:

Full Job Title: Interim Asbestos Surveyor – Housing

Reference no: Islington RQ643322

Enhanced DBS disclosure required

BOHS qualified asbestos surveyor required - must have P402 and P405 qualifications and at least 3 years experience. Experience of working within the public sector / housing would be preferred.

Key responsibilities:

  • Asbestos Management & Refurbishment / Demolition surveys and re-inspections.
  • Produce comprehensive asbestos survey reports and guidance documentation.
  • Carry out safety inspections, provide project management advice and recommendations on surveys and removal works.
  • Support the Corporate H&S Asbestos Manager to provide a high level asbestos management service across all Council services, Contractors and Stakeholders, to facilitate effective asbestos management and compliance within the Councils property portfolio.


Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  1. Qualifications:
    1. British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS)
    2. P402 Building Surveys & Bulk Sampling for Asbestos (or equivalent)
    3. British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS)
    4. P405 Management of Asbestos in Buildings (or working towards it)
  2. Minimum of 3 years’ experience of asbestos surveying, preferably in a Council or Housing Association setting
  3. Asbestos survey and removal project management experience
  4. Extensive knowledge of Asbestos legislation, Guidance and best practice, undertake risk assessments and audits. Provide accurate and comprehensive management actions and recommendations.
  5. ICT Skills: Computer literate, proficient in Microsoft Office Software Programmes


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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. *** 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.
  5. *** Other Work-Related Requirements: this post requires a current and clean driving licence
  6. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above – your CV must address the requirements listed

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Interim Asbestos Surveyor – Housing
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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