Technical Officers – Construction/Adaptations
Salary: £28,990.00 – £32,160.00 per annum depending on experience
Hours: 37 hours per week – Flextime, remote & office based
Holidays: 25 days + stats, increasing by 2 days every 2 years to 29 max
Benefits: Blue light scheme (retail discounts), Phone usage allowance,
Works laptop/tablet & twin monitor workstations, manage own diary
Mileage allowance 45p per mile up to 10,000 miles
Social Housing Pension Scheme
Location: Roundhay Road, Leeds, LS8 4HT
Care & Repair Leeds is the Home Improvement Agency for the city, highly regarded for providing a range of services for older people and disabled people to help them to remain living independently in their own homes. As an independent Registered Society with charitable status covering the whole of the Leeds Metropolitan District area, we have been providing services since 1987.
We are expanding our Technical Department, providing an exciting opportunity for you to join this dynamic team responsible for providing home adaptations and technical services to support clients to stay safe, secure, warm, and independent in their own home. The role will work closely with a wide range of clients, architectural design services, contractors, Leeds City Council, and health and social care organisations.
Experience in a construction related field or housing repair/adaptation is essential, as is the ability to produce schedule of works, ideally understanding the needs of vulnerable clients, including disabled, older people and children. Knowledge and experience of disabled adaptations would be an advantage.
You will have responsibility for managing several cases simultaneously, from inception and design, through to delivery and completion. Knowledge of current planning and building regulation practices, health and safety legislation (CDM 2015 requirements), as well as experience of monitoring contractor’s performance and quality is essential. Experience of managing projects of varying size/complexity and meeting client expectations, is also a key requirement.
A working knowledge of Microsoft Office software is essential and use of AutoCAD software would be an advantage. Minimum of a HNC/HND building related qualification is desirable but consideration will be given to those who can demonstrate the relevant role experience.
If you are a proactive individual, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, gain satisfaction from helping others, enjoy challenge and change, with an openness and adaptability to ensure various client’s needs are met, giving them choices of outcomes, they could receive, we would like to hear from you.
This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Check (DBS)
Care & Repair is working in partnership with A.L.L. Recruitment Ltd to assist with the recruitment process for these posts. Please send your current C.V. to: firstname.lastname@example.org to arrive no later than 5pm on Friday 29 October. You will then be contacted by A.L.L. Recruitment for an initial telephone conversation.