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Building Surveyor (1755)

We’re a national law firm with a local reach. Our philosophy is ‘Expert Hand, Human Touch’ – something you’ll find in the way we work with our clients and how we support our teams. But, we’re more than just a law firm – we’re a team, working together to help individuals and businesses navigate life’s ups and downs.

Whichever team you join, working here you’ll feel a part of our friendly and inclusive environment. We’ll value you for who you are and what you bring. We support each other and push boundaries to achieve incredible things, and make a real difference to our clients and communities.

The work we do has been recognised in the awards we’ve won. We’re committed to being even better, and our awards help to show we’re on the right track.

Your Role

Are you looking for a role where you get a chance to build relationships and make a difference to the lives of people with additional mobility needs, then this role could be for you.

We are currently looking for a Building Surveyor/Consultant to join our Court of Protection team. We stand out for our unrivalled breadth and depth of experience in Court of Protection matters and are ranked Band1 in the Chambers guide

Ideally we would like the successful candidates to be based out of our Manchester office, however, much of your time will be spent on site visits as the various schemes progress. We could also consider any of our regional offices for the right candidate. 

This role is very emotionally rewarding, you will be supporting our clients from often unsuitable property solutions, into environments that considerably enhance their independent living skills and everyday life.

  • You will be supporting clients with additional mobility needs
  • Undertake adaptation schemes to their properties to improve their use of the environment
  • Build and maintain a strong working relationship with our clients and their families
  • Act as the client’s representative to support them through projects.
  • Ideally the successful candidate will hold a Professional Construction related membership – RICS or CIOB and have experience in adaptation or residential properties for wheelchair users, Building Surveying/Construction and/or Project Management.

A construction related qualification/degree would be desirable. The ability to work to specified deadlines and have excellent communication and organisational skills is a must

What we can offer you
  • 25 days annual leave, with the opportunity to buy additional leave
  • Two fundraising days in a year to give back to the community (fully paid!)
  • Westfield Health membership, offering discounted leisure and travel and refunds on medical services

We also offer a huge number of well-being initiatives to encourage positive mental health both in and out of the workplace as well as flexible working options to ensure that you are fully supported to work the way that best suits you. Our social responsibility programme is fundamental to who we are. We’re committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where our colleagues can flourish. We have a range of groups to celebrate our people across sexuality, disability, age, gender and culture. 

Additional Information

As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.

Depending on the role you apply for we may carry out checks that will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks ­with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.

The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.

Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

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Riverside East, 2 Millsands, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom, S3 8DT

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  • Business Area:
    Personal Legal Services
  • Team:
    Court of Protection
  • Working Hours:
    Full Time
  • Vacancy Type:
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    Birmingham, Manchester, Sheffield
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