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Date Added: Fri 12/02/2021

Technical Officer

Bournemouth, UK
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Job Type: Temporary

Salary: £14.86 - £18 / hourly

Interim Technical Officer required immediately

Venn Group Social Housing Recruitment Team are currently recruiting for an Interim Technical Officer for a highly reputable Local Authority based in Dorset to begin temporary employment.

Location: Dorset

Vacancy: 7026100

Hours: 37 hours per week (Monday-Friday)

Length of Contract:  7 Months +

Rate: £14.86 - £18.00 PAYE

Day-to-Day Duties:

  • Provide technical advice and support to Adult and Children`s Occupation Therapist Service through a combination of site visits, reports and meetings
  • Evaluate the contractor's quotes for grant aided works, referring to Housing Surveyors for support with complex cases, ensuring value for money and compliance with legislation at all times
  • Carry out interim inspections to address any problems arising during the work that requires a decision to be made about extra costs and whether they are grant eligible
  • Carry out final inspections following completion of works or interim claims for payment by a contractor
  • Liaison with manufacturers and suppliers on materials, disabled equipment and fittings to determine their suitability and quality for adaptations having regard to sustainability and health and safety
  • Maintain knowledge of relevant legislation and national policy so the best service is delivered to BCP residents
  • Have a good knowledge of relevant systems including `MOSAIC` and `Civica Flare` and to ensure the team are appropriately trained to carry out their duties

Essential Skills:

  • HNC or HND in Building or a minimum of 10 years working within the adaptations sector
  • Comprehensive building surveying knowledge
  • Knowledge of building regulations in relation to this post
  • Enhanced DBS check
  • Must be able to travel by holding a valid UK driving licence with access to own car
  • IT experience of Microsoft Word and Excel minimum 3 years

If you have a current DBS, relevant experience, are immediately available and would like to be considered for this position please call Emily Rex or Branwen Johns on 0117 930 8760 or send an updated CV to #removed#

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