Monday 20th June 2022

1326 Property Surveyor - WCHG

We have an exciting opportunity for two Property Surveyors to join the Property Services team at Wythenshawe Community Housing Group

Property Surveyor



We have an exciting opportunity for two Property Surveyors to join the Property Services team at Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG). The role has a wide range of duties including the pre-inspection of day-to-day responsive repairs, major and minor adaptations as well as legal disrepair and insurance claims.

The successful candidates will work within a successful team to ensure an efficient and effective repairs service is provided to the customers of WCHG, obtaining value for money, whilst maintaining satisfactory quality standards. Ensuring that all functions are effectively co-ordinated and that properties are maintained to the highest standard in accordance with WCHG policies and procedures will also be imperative.


Duties will include but are not limited to:

• Completion of pre and post inspection of day-to-day responsive repairs as well as legal disrepairs, major and minor adaptations and insurance claims

• Ensuring tenant queries, requests and complaints are investigated and dealt with accordingly

• Provision of technical advice to both customers and colleagues

• Ensuring that all remedial works are completed in line with health and safety requirements

• Co-ordination and supervision of day-to-day repairs, major and minor adaptations

• Preparation of specifications and documents in accordance with the WCHG policies and procedures.

• Supervision of contractors ensuring quality of work and response times meet the required standards and SLAs

• Working as a team and communicating with all stakeholders


The successful candidates will have a sound knowledge of building construction and maintenance together with the following qualifications:

• Certificated Surveyor of Timber & Dampness in Buildings (CSTDB) formal known as the Certificated Surveyor in Remedial Treatments (CSRT) – (training can be provided)

• HNC (Building Construction) or equivalent qualification Previous experience of working as a Property Surveyor in a social housing environment is desirable coupled with knowledge of current building and housing legislation.

A good working knowledge of Schedule of rates is helpful.

The candidates will possess a full UK driving licence, have excellent IT and problem-solving skills and must be customer focused.


This is a fantastic opportunity to join our journey in making a real impact to Wythenshawe’s customers and communities… but more than that, with every job role comes a competitive salary, great pension scheme, holidays that increase with each year of service, flexible working, an employee assistance and health care plan including staff benefits, paid professional memberships, and excellent ongoing learning opportunities which contribute towards continual professional development.


  • LOCATION: Wythenshawe, Manchester
  • SALARY: £38,147 per annum
  • CONTRACT: Permanent
  • WORKING HOURS: Full Time 39 hours per week 


If you would like to know more, please see job description and person specification.


Closing date: Sunday, 3 July 2022

Interview date: TBC


About Us:

Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG) manages almost 14,000 properties, providing homes for more than 29,000 people in Wythenshawe, South Manchester. We are committed to investing in the health, wellbeing and development of colleagues, who we will reward fairly and empower and trust to deliver their best work for the benefit of WCHG, our tenants and stakeholders.

WCHG is an inclusive employer of choice where differences are recognised as strengths in delivering our purpose. A disability confident employer WCHG will work to make reasonable adjustments where possible throughout its employment processes. Our purpose is to provide good quality homes and services to our tenants and leaseholders and to play a leading role in creating safer, healthier communities.

WCHG boasts an impressive development portfolio which aims to deliver on average 1,100 new homes over the next five years with £195m estimated investment, leaving a lasting legacy in our communities.


Please visit for details on how to apply

  • Location Wythenshawe Manchester
  • Salary £38,147
  • Close Date 04/07/2022
  • Contact Name S Spencer
  • Contact Details 07525905073
  • Job Type Permanent

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