Regional Building Surveyor (hybrid)

Reference number: 47674

Title: Regional Building Surveyor (hybrid)

Location: Crayford - hybrid

Salary: £42,317 (Inc London Allowance)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Closing date: Sunday 24 July 2022

Interview date: TBC

Contract type: Permanent

Job advert:

About the role

This is an exciting time to join Sense Property, the Estates function of the national charity, Sense. We are looking to recruit a Regional Building Surveyor to manage, within a particular region, Sense’s property portfolio in accordance with Sense’s policy and Estates principles.  This role is a full time permanent position, working flexibly between home and our offices in Crayford.

Sense supports over 3000 people with deafblindness and other complex communication disabilities, and have over 200 properties – day centres, residential accommodation, offices and charity shops – in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Under our recent strategy, our ambitions include increasing our support tenfold and significantly expanding our programmes.

If this interests you please read the attached Job Description and Person Specification to see if you have what we need. If so, we look forward to receiving your application.

Key skills and experience:

  • Degree in Building Surveying/ Construction/CIOB
  • Proficient in all aspects of Microsoft Office and use of databases
  • Knowledge of current Health & Safety legislation and regulations
  • Substantial record of work experience within a mixed portfolio  Building Surveying Environment
  • Proven experience of commercial property management
  • Experience of using AutoCAD (min 2007 edition) or willingness to train
  • Flexibility in work commitment; work extra hours if required to ensure success of the organisation
  • An ability to build effective working relationships with internal colleagues and external agencies, so that objectives are met consistently and change is introduced successfully
  • Ability to communicate with staff, volunteers and public at every level

About Sense

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition, we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates for interview; in relation to the Personal Specification. Therefore, it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines, job description and person specification (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

Please note to avoid disappointment, we advise you to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time.

No agency submissions please: any submissions without prior authorisation from the Sense Recruitment Team will be treated as our own and as such no fee will be payable.

If you require any further assistance, please contact the Recruitment Team on 0121 415 6735 or

For this role we particularly welcome applications from candidates from underrepresented ethnic minority backgrounds and candidates with disabilities. Sense is committed to equality of opportunity, and to promoting and celebrating the diversity of staff, volunteers and the people we work with. Everyone's contribution is valued and we ensure they're given the opportunity to realise their potential. We welcome applications from talented people from all sections of the community who share our values and belief that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential. For more information please visit:


Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

Related links

Who Sense supports

More about Sense, it's visions and values

Sense's People Strategy

Sense's People Strategy (Accessible)