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Technical Officer- Adaptations

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  • Sector:

    Buildings & Construction

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Declan Bacon

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    023 93 876 045

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Adaptations Surveyor
Are you a qualified Surveyor  experienced in the delivery of small scale adaptations works from ramps to lifts?
If so, this 6-month rolling Local Authority Contact could give you just that.
Who will you be joining?  
London based Local Authority that provide support to properties across the borough providing a better standard of living for vulnerable households. You will be joining their in-house team working to support them with ongoing adaptations works and assessing conditions for full compliance of housing regulations.  
What will you do?
Within this role you will have a versatile list of responsibilities which includes the following:  
To investigate the housing conditions of the district and promote improvement from the full range of housing options available.
To deliver Decent Homes to vulnerable households in the Borough in accordance with the Authority's Housing Renewal Policy.
To act as project co-ordinator for all disabled adaptations carried out for private sector housing clients qualifying for a Disabled Facilities Grant from the Council.
To prepare technical schedules of work, specifications and drawings.
To liaise with all external parties involved in disability grants.
To obtain quotations from approved contractors, complete evaluations and make recommendations accordingly.
To co-ordinate and submit applications for planning permission and building regulations approval where appropriate.  
To inspect Houses in Multiple Occupation and take action to ensure compliance with legal and best practice requirements in relation to housing standards.
What do you need?  
To be successful in your application for this role you will need to demonstrate the following on application and through the interview process:  
Qualified to degree level in Surveying  
Affiliation with relevant industry bodies
Previous experience of disability grants and local authorities
Be located within a commutable distance for site visits
How will you benefit?
Should you be successful in securing this exciting opportunity, you will benefit from a 6-month rolling contract. This role will be paying £30 per hour (umbrella).  
What to do next?
We are expecting a huge response to this exciting opportunity so if you do not want to miss out, apply now, or get in contact with Declan Bacon on 023 9387 6045. We look forward to hearing from you today.