Housing Renewal Technical Officer

Job Title: Housing Renewal Technical Officer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Bideford, Devon
Salary: £10.92 - £13.72 per hour
Start Date: asap
Reference: 202956_1546528394
Contact Name: Laura Holland
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 03, 2019 15:13

Job Description

Housing Renewal Technical Officer

Part time, 3 month contract


Salary DOE

Acorn Recruitment are looking for a Housing Renewal Technical Officer for a local authority based in Bideford. The role involves providing a comprehensive, front-line service to customers and clients.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Assess homes for Disabled Facilities adaptations, working in partnership with Social Services, other health and social care organisations and architects as appropriate
  • Act as technical lead for contractors carrying out housing repair functions, including pricing schedules of work & checking others pricing
  • Advise customers on private sector renewal issues, including home energy efficiency
  • Liaise with colleagues and outside agencies to ensure the customer receives a full range of advice on services available
  • Process grants and loans in a timely fashion & in accordance with financial regulations

Person specification:

  • 5 GCSE's at Grade C or equivalent including Maths & English
  • Building qualification - minimum NVQ Level 4, HNC or similar
  • Working knowledge of the Housing Health and Safety Rating System
  • Experience of working in an office environment
  • Full driving licence and car available for work
  • Computer literate (ability to use Microsoft Office and the internet)
  • A commitment to customer care

Apply online today or call the branch on 01271 343222 for more information!