Clerk of Works



Job Title: Clerk of Works

Salary: £35,292 - £44,706 (Dependent on skills and experience)

Location: Link Group, Watling House, Falkirk

Hours: 35 hours per week

Contract: Fixed Term for 2 years

Ref: LGCOWJUL20

Job Specification

Link is looking to recruit an experienced Clerk of Works who can contribute to the delivery of a diverse programme of housing across all tenures. Our ambitions are high - targeting 3100 completions by 2021 - and we have a similarly high expectation of excellence in delivery.

As part of a multi-skilled team, the post holder’s primary responsibility will be to inspect the construction of Link’s housing development projects and contribute to the provision of a high-quality service to internal and external customers.

We offer a broad range of projects across all housing tenures and with a diverse range of client groups/stakeholders and always with a focus on a high-quality product as well as design excellence.

The Company

Link is an ambitious social enterprise and our performance allows us to make a positive impact in the communities we serve. Link is a great place to work- as determined by the Great Places to Work Institute but it’s our staff’s passion for working at Link that carries the greatest weight. We don’t just develop homes - our staff are our greatest asset and we provide opportunities and support to develop in role and to attain promoted posts.

Link’s Vision is to improve the lives of more people and is supported by its strategic objectives:

Providing Homes, Building Communities, Valuing People and Working Together

Why work for Link?

Link Group is an award winning Registered Social Landlord and Social Enterprise delivering projects of excellence.

We are looking for people who share our vision of “improving the lives of more people” by tackling the country’s affordable housing need.

We are committed to promoting work-life balance, we offer flexible working arrangements that can be tailored to suit individual requirements.

We are committed to rewarding you. As well as a competitive salary, we have employee benefits which include a contributory pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and company healthcare.

We are committed to developing our greatest asset “YOU”. Our staff are our greatest asset and we are committed to supporting them to reach their full potential by providing excellent training and development opportunities.

You will need:

  • Previous experience in a Clerk of Works or similar role
  • HNC in a Building / Technical / Construction related subject or equivalent
  • Good working knowledge of building technology and contemporary regulations
  • Knowledge of all health and safety procedures relating to new build housing development projects
  • Knowledge of and commitment to good customer care and equal opportunities

The Deal

Link offers excellent terms and conditions, and as an Investor in People and Healthy Working Lives Gold Award holder, we aim to provide a wide range of development opportunities and healthy living initiatives.

We offer excellent terms and conditions, along with a wide range of development opportunities. In return, we are looking for applications from people who will contribute to our aims and work to the highest professional standards.

Closing Date: Midnight on Sunday 9 August 2020

Interview Date: Wednesday 19 August 2020

How to Apply

To apply for this vacancy please submit a CV and an additional information document on our online recruitment portal outlining ‘why you are interested in applying for the post’.

For further information on the main position accountabilities and a comprehensive list of the essential and desirable criteria required for this post, please refer to the Job information Pack.

No agencies please.

Please note should an internal applicant be successful in applying for this position on either a seconded or permanent basis, they will move to the terms and conditions associated with this post.