JT Recruit
Date Posted
June 8th 2021
Job ID
Matlock, Derbyshire
Salary & Package
£19.50 per hour
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Full Job Description


JT Recruit are looking to appoint a qualified Valuer on a minimum 6-month contract to join the Estates & Valuation Team based at Chatsworth Hall to support the efficient management of the Council’s operational and non-operational property portfolio.

If you can demonstrate an understanding of the effects of the property market, an understanding of highway law and design criteria insofar as it affects the development of land and possess a good working knowledge of land and property law, then we would like to hear from you.

Other duties will include;

Prepare and evaluate proposals for land and property development.

Carry out valuations of land and property assets in accordance with CIPFA and RICS guidelines.

Carry out a wide range of estate management duties as a key point of contact in resolving issues, working with landlords, tenants, building and maintenance services and other property stakeholders.

Carry out negotiations for the purchase, sale and lease of land and property ensuring that the Council obtains ‘best value’ under S.123 of the Local Government Act 1972 and operates within financial regulations.

Take the lead on the more complicated, high value and sensitive cases which are dealt within the Estates team.

Provide professional advice in respect of the acquisition or disposal of land and property assets enabling senior officers and members to make prudent decisions.

Implement the acquisition or disposal of property using various methods including private treaty, sealed bid, and auction.

Manage and resolve issues of unauthorised use or occupation, boundary disputes, access problems, or dilapidation claims on the Council’s behalf.

Investigate and resolve issues relating to planning consent, site features and topography, wildlife and the environment, legal title and tenure, highways and access, service and utility provision, infrastructure, site assembly, restrictive covenants, and overage clauses etc.

Manage the marketing of property assets for sale and the steer the disposal or acquisition process through to completion.


This is an initial start date of 21st June 2021 – December 2021, 37-hour week Monday – Friday.


If you are looking for a challenging role, do not delay, apply today Becky at JT Recruit is waiting your application.



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