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Clerk of Works

Southern Housing - Sussex

£55,750 pa plus £1,800 ECU

The role

Southern Housing have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Clerk of Works, Site Manager or Construction professional to join our Construction Team as a Clerk of Works, covering schemes primarily in Sussex. You will inspect the workmanship, quality, and safety of work on the various sites and report back to senior managers and clients. As a Clerk of Works, you’d be conducting regular site inspections and checking that building plans are being followed correctly. As part of the role, you’ll advise on and oversee aspects of Health & Safety, as well as keeping a log of any unexpected delays or events which may impact on progress, for instance, supply chain issues with materials or a disruptive spell of adverse weather which halts works.


Covering residential schemes in Sussex and surrounding areas. Post-holder will also cover in all Southern Housing operating areas if needed.

What you’ll need

  • Knowledge and experience of new build housing construction
  • Technical training or qualification in building construction. HNC or equivalent
  • Knowledge of property condition surveys, analysing the survey data and preparing reports
  • Knowledge relevant and current codes of practice, building regulations, health and safety legislations, standards, and materials
  • Desirable – ICWCI membership
  • A driving license with access to your own vehicle


Please be aware that we offer reimbursement for work-related travel expenses. However, commuting from your home to your base office is not eligible for reimbursement. Due to this policy, we highly encourage individuals residing near our Battle office to apply.

Closing date: 24th September 2023 at 23:59pm.

About us
At Southern Housing, our residents are at the heart of everything we do. As one of the largest housing providers in the UK with over 77,000 homes across London, the Southeast, the Isle of Wight, and the Midlands, we give over 167,000 people somewhere affordable to call their own! We also understand the difference that safe, secure, and affordable homes can make to people’s lives.

A career at Southern Housing will allow you to make a difference every day you come to work. Working in the housing sector with us will bring fresh challenges and give you the opportunity to grow and develop, too.

What's in it for you

  • Pension
  • Life assurance
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Eyecare & dental
  • Birthday leave
  • Retailers discounts
  • Cycle to work
  • Buy & sell annual leave
  • Season ticket loan
  • In-house academy & career development
  • Flexible working

Inclusion and Diversity
We work hard to create a diverse and inclusive culture and environment where people are respected for who they are. Encouraging inclusion is not just about protected characteristics, it’s about celebrating differences of thought, opinion, experience and perspective of each individual. We’re all different in our own way, and we want our colleagues to feel comfortable, that they belong, and are safe to be themselves at work, without fear of being judged or excluded, but valued for their contribution to our One Team approach.

To apply:

Chancels Project Officer

National Church Institutions

In most instances, responsibility for the repair of the church and its chancel rests with the Parochial Church Council (PCC). However, there are approximately 5,200 chancels in England and Wales where the liability to repair the church’s chancel rests with someone else. This liability derives from the transfer of monastic lands and income following the Dissolution of the Monasteries in 1534 and relates solely to particular churches, all of which were in existence at that point, and are thus primarily historic buildings.

The Church Commissioners, who have liability for almost 800 church chancels and have recently taken on the financial liability for a further 190 chancels where the liability rests with a cathedral, are now looking to recruit an experienced property professional to help oversee this area of work and provide support in managing property repair projects of substantially historic church buildings.


As Chancels Project Officer you will review and agree the Commissioners’ liability for chancel repairs with PCC’s, approve specifications, act as client representative for building projects and instruct architects.

This post provides the opportunity for Hybrid working which could include being in Church House, London, working from home and at delivery locations across England as necessary.

To arrange an informal conversation please contact

For full details and to apply, please visit Chancels Project Officer - Pathways | Pathways (

The closing date for applications is 7 September 2023.

Interviews will be held on 15 September 2023.

The Church of England is for everyone, and we want to reflect the diversity of the community the Church serves across the whole country. Therefore, while of course we welcome all applications from interested and suitably experienced people, we would particularly welcome applicants from UK Minority Ethnic Backgrounds and disabled people.

We offer a unique environment with opportunities for continuous learning, generous annual leave for work life balance, season ticket loans and a range of benefits including discounted entry to attractions and what we feel is a market leading package when it comes to our pension scheme.

Clerk of Works

Knowsley Hall and estate properties

Contract: Permanent, full-time

Working hours: 40 hours per week primarily Monday to Friday

Salary: £50,000

Closing date: Thursday 17 August 2023

We are currently looking for an experienced Clerk of Works to join the Knowsley team based at the historic and prestigious Knowsley Hall. The successful candidate will be responsible for the planned and reactive maintenance and to improve the property standards and increase tenant and customer satisfaction across The Earl of Derby’s estates. This includes houses, farm buildings, commercial property, Knowsley Hall, Lord & Lady Derby’s personal property, Knowsley Safari, Crag Estate properties, holiday accommodation and land, together with all services including but not limited to drainage, water, heating, and electricity.


In this role you will implement and maintain PPM schedules for all properties, manage an in-house team of staff complemented with external contractors, to ensure repairs and maintenance works to the estate properties is carried out in a timely manner, efficiently, safely, meets all legislative requirements, to a satisfactory standard and within budget.


Benefits include:

  • Free onsite car parking
  • Pension schemes with either 5% or 8.5% employer contribution
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Complimentary tickets to Knowsley Safari


For further information along with details on how to apply, please download our recruitment pack found on our website here:

Construction Inspector

Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom

37 hours per week

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a highly motivated person to join our Capital Projects team with excellent practical building/ construction knowledge and relevant construction inspector or construction supervisory experience. Candidates must be confident, good communicators, be extremely thorough with an eye for detail & have an observant, inquisitive, questioning nature. 

The candidate will have substantial experience working in the Construction industry and ideally have a trade background. We are looking for someone who is willing to adapt if required and be enthusiastic about developing their career within the local authority sector. Candidates will preferably be a member or working towards membership of The Institute of Clerks of Works and Construction Inspectorate of GB. (ICWCI)

What can we offer?

We can offer a diverse and exciting workload focusing on maintaining and improving our portfolio of 15,000 housing assets ranging from Victorian terrace houses through to new build properties as well as over 900 corporate assets, including commercial office buildings, leisure and educational facilities and unique buildings such as Southsea Castle and the Spinnaker Tower. 

All of our buildings are in close proximity in and around the Portsmouth, Havant & Gosport area, so time spent travelling is minimised. Typical projects would include planned maintenance schemes, extensions, adaptation, and conversion of existing properties, through to full refurbishment & new build developments. Whilst you will be working closely with The Principal Construction Inspector as part of the Construction Inspection Service, you will be given freedom to manage your own workload on a weekly basis. 


Please click HERE for the full job profile which includes all aspects of the role!

Extensive benefits:

  • Salary up to £42,503p.a
  • 27 days leave (rising to 31 after 5 years' service) with bank holidays on top.
  • Access to the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Flexible working including home working options.
  • Mileage allowance between projects
  • Staff discounts at a range of companies including supermarkets and high street retailers. 
  • Full support from Qualified Construction Inspectors and other experienced team members 
  • Future career progression with PCC 
  • Professional but friendly work environment

Who is the person?

  1. You must have relevant trade or construction-based qualifications, such as City & Guilds/NVQ, HNC/HND, SMSTS, LICWCI/MICWCI
  2. Have experience of acting in a supervisory capacity on construction sites.
  3. Have appropriate up-to-date training record for Construction based Subjects, such as SMSTS or SSSTS, CSCS, Asbestos awareness & First Aid. 
  4. Preferably be a member or working towards membership with The Institute of Clerk of Works and Construction Inspectorate of GB (ICWCI) 
  5. Be attentive to detail when checking works and materials, demonstrate an ability to lead setting the standard of work expected on site in accordance with the specification. 
  6. Have an observant, inquisitive, questioning nature, which can be critical when carrying out inspections, & necessary to be able to record facts.
  7. Be confident and assertive when making decisions and informing the contractor, as necessary.
  8. Have enthusiasm to communicate effectively and professionally with colleagues, residents, consultants, and contractors. 
  9. Have knowledge and be able to apply construction related health & safety legislation, including the CDM Regulations 2015, Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, the building safety act 2022, and Working at Height Regulation 2005.
  10. Have full knowledge of the Building Regulations, Approved Documents and British standards, as these will need to be sporadically referenced during inspections.
  11. Demonstrate good IT skills using tablets/laptops and formulate detailed site reports. 
  12. Understand Technical drawings and solve problems before they arise on site.
  13. Have a full driving licence and provide a car for work, as you will be visiting various sites across the Portsmouth area and will need to travel effectively between them.

Closing date: Monday 24th July 2023, at 12noon

Assessment: This will involve an inspection of a live construction site. 

Successfully shortlisted candidates will be contacted and provided with details of an assessment.   The assessment will involve candidates demonstrating experiences & knowledge as set out in the 'who is the person' section above. 

Candidates who successfully complete the assessment will be invited for a final formal interview on a mutually agreeable date. The interview will focus on your own knowledge and personal experiences.


When completing the application form, please thoroughly tailor your application to the 'Who is the Person' points with the use of examples from your experience and attach this as a cover letter in the Supporting Documents section. This is really important, or you are likely not to be shortlisted. Please click HERE for the full job profile!


Should you require any support in completing the application form please contact

Clerk of Works

Baily Garner

We are looking for a Clerk of Works to join our friendly Birmingham team. You’ll work on a wide range of projects, including cladding remediation, high risk buildings in sectors such as housing and care. Current projects are located between Birmingham and Sheffield.

Responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring and inspecting all works in progress, including those of sub-contractors throughout the execution of the contract for compliance with the specification.
  • Preparing and submitting reports, task allocation and tracking using Fieldview
  • Reporting in line with the requirements of specific scope of services
  • Maintaining a diary of the progress of works, delays, unsatisfactory workmanship or materials, visitors and weather, on a weekly basis.
  • Recording the details of any occurrence or situation thought likely to cause delay in relation to the building contract.
  • Providing practical advice to the Project Manager
  • Submitting any queries on the drawings and specifications to the Project Manager
  • If requested, assist project team evaluate drawings at pre-construction phase.
  • Attending sites and providing services as required

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Able to demonstrate relevant experience in high risk building cladding remediation works or construction works.
  • A chartered member of RICS or ICWCI (or able to demonstrate relevant experience to become chartered)
  • Proficient use of IT including tablets
  • Experience in using Fieldview software

Some of our amazing benefits include:

  • Scottish Windows pension and salary sacrifice (4.5% contribution matched)
  • Life assurance cover for all colleagues (x4 annual salary)
  • Medicash, health plan
  • Professional development scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • Hybrid working
  • Birthday leave
  • Long-service leave


Baily Garner LLP is an equal opportunities employer who positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity/paternity needs.

Please visit the Baily Garner vancancies page to for further details or to apply:

Clerk of Works Vacancies

MTVH - Housing Developer

MTVH are a leading developer delivering new homes across London, the South East, East Midlands and East England. Over the next 10 years, we will develop close to 10,000 new homes through a mix of regeneration and land led development.

We are looking for Clerk of Works (ICWCI Accredited) to provide high-quality professional quality control inspection services to the Development Directorate. Experience of inspecting for defects during works in progress, reporting findings & snagging is required.

Further information can be found on our recruitment website:

Clerk of Works

Sentinel Construction Compliance (Jersey) Limited


Sentinel Construction Compliance (Jersey) Limited is a leading provider of Health and Safety, Clerk of Work and HSPC duties here in Jersey, Channel Islands. The business continues to secure significant appointments with major private clients, Government, States and Parish bodies in all areas from housing and apartment schemes, hospital, nursing and care facility providers, sports stadia and facilities, airport and ferry facilities, office refurbishments through to high net-worth clients extending or starting afresh. 


We are seeking a qualified and experienced CoW to support our expansion for which we offer an attractive salary, relocation package and subsistence allowance. For the right candidate there is opportunity to become a Director with the further benefits this will bring. A start for the right candidate by the end of June or sooner is our aim. Following a review of CV's, selected candidate interviews will then be held on-line with a further weekend invite to Jersey planned leading towards a final interview and decision for the chosen candidates. Closing date for applications is noon 10th June 2022 - written CV by email preferred to address given.


Applicants must hold a full UK driving licence or equivalent and ideally have use of their own transport when in Jersey. As this is a licenced recruitment (Government approved for off-island appointment), the candidate must obtain a satisfactory DBS check before an offer of full employment can be given. This process may be requested to be commenced early in the selection process - the cost of which will be reimbursed to those candidates.



Clerk of Works / Site Inspector

Various sites - London

Commensurate with experience + Bonus + Benefits

Clerk of Works: As a result of a number of exciting, long-term contract wins, a fantastic opportunity now exists to join a positive, energetic and forward thinking multi-disciplinary private practice, with a number of unique employee benefits and the opportunity to work on some truly fulfilling projects with high-profile industry leading clients and professional, like-minded colleagues.

Over the last two years Capital have seen extensive growth in their business which will enable new and existing employees to develop both professionally and personally within a progressive and dynamic business for the next decade and beyond.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist and work with the Capital Project Management and Contract Administration Teams engaged on large scale Refurbishment and external Repair Projects, including major Cladding Remediation Contracts.
  • To provide Clerk of Works/Site Inspector services, including Site inspections and Reporting.

Skills & Experiences

  • Member of the Institute of Clerk of Works or other Building Construction related qualification.  
  • Experience in the construction industry at Site Management level or as Clerk of Works relevant to specific contracts, either working for Consultants or Local Authorities/Housing Associations.
  • IT Competent (Microsoft Office - Word and Excel).
  • Works collaboratively within a team whilst also being able to work independently when required.

Capital will ensure you have all the support you’ll need to take your career to the next level. In addition to a highly competitive salary, a benefits package including flexible working (designed to fit around childcare or similar existing commitments) and a re-location package for those candidates not currently based in the South East or who would need to move location to take up employment is also available. Capital is dedicated to providing opportunities for ambitious people to grow within the business and develop their career path through the company up to Partner and Director level. Apply now!

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