Vacancy Details

Technical Inspector
Job Reference: REF00113
Application deadline: 06/08/2021

Job Description

Careers at Housing Plus Group


Technical Inspector
Stafford (Hybrid working)
Permanent, 37 hours per week
£35,000 (Plus Essential Car Allowance)



There’s never been a better time to join our award-winning business!

Housing Plus Group is one of the largest affordable housing providers in the area. We are a leading provider of quality, affordable homes, an investor in communities across Staffordshire and Shropshire and a dependable supplier of services that customers can trust.



With more than 800 colleagues we’re already one of the area’s biggest employers and we’re growing. We aim to create 100 apprenticeships in our own Group and our supply chain within five years, providing real job opportunities and fantastic career development.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for YOU to join the members of our in-house Asset team. Your role will involve:


  • To propose diagnostic solutions to effectively deal with defects in the context of repairs and maintenance.

  • Raise works orders and inspections to effectively deal with repairs to the problems encountered.

  • Be flexible in approach and to assist other colleagues within the business to effectively deal with all reactive and routine repairs, major works, including disrepair and insurance claims when necessary.

  • Provide technical support for all reactive repairs, maintenance and stock improvement works to ensure that the organisations assets are maintained and developed in accordance with agreed business plans, objectives, and standards.

  • Assist with the collation of information for our inhouse contractor ensuring CP12 gas certs, electrical cert’s EPC’s are available.

  • Work in collaboration with the call centre staff.



  • As part of our team, we want you to have:

    • Minimum of HNC in a Construction related discipline, with 3 years PQE.

    • Experience of defect diagnosis within domestic buildings.

    • Ability to use all computer software packages.

    • A knowledge of environmental and property legislation, focusing on housing is essential.

    • Understanding of relevant Statutory Regulations relating to Housing providers; including, but not limited to: Asbestos awareness, Building Regulations, Gas and Electrical safety, CDM.

    • Ability to assist in the development and implementation of policies and plans to promote customer service in relation to Asset management services.



    • If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you!


      As a leading local employer, we offer:
    • A competitive salary of £35,000 per annum

    • Essential Car Allowance

    • The option to join our contributory pension scheme

    • 25 days’ holiday, increasing with each year of service + bank holidays

    • Career progression within a sector-leading business

    • A comprehensive induction programme and excellent learning opportunities; with mandatory and specialist training available.



    • We also offer a benefits package, that includes:
    • Access to a dedicated employee support service, offering a range of mental health, physical care and financial wellbeing support services.

    • Eye care vouchers

    • Cycle to work scheme

    • Free annual flu vaccinations

    • Long service and retirement awards


    • Please ensure you have included a CV and covering letter with your application


      Closing date: 6th August 2021
      Please note, we may close this vacancy early subject to a successful offer being made. We will be interviewing throughout the advert




      Find out why now is a great time to join us as one of the areas leading employers.


      Our CLARITY values are a fundamental part of our culture; underpinning everything that we do and all that we are. We’re looking for dedicated people to join our HPG family, who will take the values beyond words and live them every day to ensure our customers receive outstanding services and support.




      Making a positive difference
      Homes, lives and communities


      Housing Plus Group family

      Vacancy Documents

      Document Title File
      HPG Advice for virtual interviews.pdf HPG Advice for virtual interviews.pdf
      Technical Inspector JP 02.06.21.pdf Technical Inspector JP 02.06.21.pdf