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Construction Technical Officer

Salary details: £27,864

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Employer: Charities

Care & Repair Leeds



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Reason for Vacancy: Permanent Appointment

Hours per Week: 37 hours

Closing date: 18 September 2019 05:00 PM

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 Construction Technical Officer 

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 a home adaptations and technical service 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 having an understanding of the needs of vulnerable clients, including disabled, older people and children.  Knowledge of the Disabled Facilities Grant legislation and procedure would be an advantage.

You will have responsibility for managing a number of cases during the construction works, and so a 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. Managing projects of varying size/complexity and 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.

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)

Please visit our website to learn more about Care & Repair Leeds and view the Job Description and Person Specification:  http://www.care-repair-leeds.org.uk 

Application Process:

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:  sales@all-recruitment.co.uk to arrive no later than 5pm on Wednesday 18th September 2019.

Terms and Conditions

Hours:             37 hours per week.  Flexi-time system in place.

Location:        Care & Repair Leeds, 323 Roundhay Road, Leeds LS8 4HT

Expenses:      HMRC Fixed Profit Car Scheme Allowance 45p per mile up to 10,000 miles per yr

Pension:         Auto-enrolment into the Social Housing Pension Scheme, with an employer

contribution of 5%. 

Holiday:          25 days p.a. increasing to 29 days after 4 years’ service, plus 8 statutory holidays

The above post is not a Leeds City Council vacancy and has been advertised on behalf of the relevant organisation. To apply please follow their application instructions.

The Council does not screen, endorse or affiliate with this company and accept no liability for any loss or damage that may be caused as a result of your responding to this company’s recruitment advert. Any complaints relating to this company, its advertisement or recruitment processes must be directed to the organisation.