Peabody employees

Trainee Surveyor - West Kent

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Work type: Fixed-Term - Full Time
Location: Tunbridge Wells, TN4, Chatham, ME4
Department: Care and Support
Salary: £26,000

Peabody are looking to recruit a recently graduated Trainee Surveyor (with a minimum degree 2:2) to support our existing surveying team.  You will join our West Kent based Home Improvement Agency Team (HIA) on 2 year Fixed Term Contract.  

The role will include providing a professionally qualified, comprehensive surveying and technical service to clients.  Enabling them to choose and achieve appropriate housing solutions; promoting independence, wellbeing and inclusion. Including advice on energy efficiency measures, repairs and maintenance.  In addition, will develop relationships with Local Authorities and Social Services, have local knowledge of the area and be competent in Microsoft 365 packages (word, excel etc).

The successful candidate will initially be assisting with managing a caseload, managing/supervising contractors carrying out adaptations and repairs in domestic housing, designing and planning extensions and major adaptations to domestic buildings including all surveys, calculations, statutory applications and produce design work using AutoCAD.  Further responsibilities will involve design statements, CDM 2015 and detailed tender documents, and successfully preparing works for Planning and Building Regulations approval.

The working hours are Monday - Friday, 9am -5pm.  

In return, we offer:

  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays.
  • Sick pay.
  • Paid DBS (roles that require enhanced checks will include both the child and adult barring checks).
  • Peabody offers a variety of different types of roles and encourages staff development and progression.
  • Paid Induction Training 
  • 24/7 access to a confidential employee assistance programme line.
  • Up to 4% pension contribution matched 1:1.
  • Flexible benefits of 1% of salary with a minimum of £300.
  • Spot Bonus awards.
  • Long Service awards.
  • Paid Mileage at 45p per mile (as applicable).

For an informal chat, please call the manager Phil on: 07507 761163.

As the role will involve visiting clients homes and sites in Tunbridge Wells / Tonbridge area and occasionally in Dartford and Gravesham, a full UK driving licence is required.



At Peabody, where possible, we provide flexible working opportunities from day one to our employees, as we recognise the importance of a good work-life balance; and to improve our productivity and performance, we embrace agile working, which means if you are in a desk based role, that will be a hybrid of office and home working. If your role is in a client facing environment, appropriate base location will apply.


Our mission is to help people make the most of their lives and an important part of this is to ensure that our organisation reflects the wider communities we serve. We want to attract recruit and retain a diverse, inclusive and creative workforce to give us the best opportunity to meet the diverse needs of our residents and customers. We actively encourage applications from all groups and communities, as well as from BAME, LGBTQ+ and disabled people.


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