Service Care Solutions Ltd

Technical Officer

Technical Officer


3 month contract - on-going


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About the role


Supporting the Principal Housing Improvement Officer in the delivery of comprehensive and efficient Home Improvement Service the post holder will assess adaptation requirements in line with relevant legislation, undertake design work to address identified requirements efficiently and effectively and manage the delivery of the works to a high standard.



Responsibilities


1.To provide an efficient and effective service to clients who are enquiring about, have made an application for, or have received approval for, the various types of grant or loan assistance provided by the Council.


2.To organise and oversee all technical aspects of the Housing grants / loans process from receipt of initial enquiry through to completion.

Visiting client's in their own homes providing the required level of advice and information and maintaining regular contact with them at each stage of the case


3.To Inspect properties with regard to the legislation and standards appertaining to the Housing Health and Safety Rating System, the Decent Homes Standard, Disabled Facilities Grant and other relevant standards, as appropriate.

To visit properties and undertake surveys to identify eligible works, prepare detailed plans and specifications / schedules of work to meet the needs and to check and analyse plans, specifications, estimates, bills of quantities and variations in connection with all applications for assistance.


4.To maintain and review an up-to-date Register of Preferred Contractors


5.To administer the Contracts for Works, instruct contractors and monitor the quality of workmanship.



Experience



  • Qualified to at least HND/HNC level Building Construction and / or Surveying or equivalent

  • C.D.L.

    or equivalent Computer qualification

  • Considerable experience in a residential building / surveying related discipline with detailed knowledge of the building industry, surveying practices and techniques, adaptations and general domestic building maintenance / repair practices.

  • Experience in the production of detailed specifications, schedules of work and plans using CAD programmes.

    Ability to compile and maintain a schedule of rates, tender preparation and negotiation, contract administration, quality and cost control.

  • Experience in delivering DFG and renovation type grants/loans including the inspecting of houses.



If interested in the role, please contact me at moeez.muhammed@servicecare.org.uk




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