Disabled Facilities Grant Officer

Location
London (North), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Mar 2018
Ref
BF5521
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Buckingham Futures have an excellent opportunity in North London for a Disabled Facilities Grant Officer to provide the technical role in ensuring an effective and efficient Disabled Facilities Grants service and in supporting vulnerable home owners to carry out essential repairs to their homes.

 

To be considered you need to be able to demonstrate a sound building related background and knowledge and a flexible and organised approach to their work and have good communication and interpersonal skills.

 

Applicants should be confident in the use of Microsoft Office applications and CAD 2017 LT.

 

 

 

Knowledge or experience of site supervision of building projects would be an advantage.

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

 

 

Educated to degree level in Environmental Health, Housing or Surveying or the equivalent substantial demonstrable level of knowledge gained through directly relevant works experience.

 

 

 

Experience

 

 

 

Experience in the inspection of premises and production of statutory notices, schedules of work, technical reports and plans.

 

 

 

Sound knowledge of building construction practices and procedures.

 

 

 

Skills

 

 

 

Ability to prioritise and organise own workload.

 

 

 

Ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision.

 

 

 

Able to work effectively to tight deadlines and to collate and present information clearly.

 

 

 

Excellent communication skills.

 

Understand the importance of accuracy and attention to detail.

 

 

 

Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with external agencies and a variety of Council Departments.

 

 

 

Full driving licence.

 

 

 

 

 

If you have the right experience for this role and and thrive in a challenging environment and feel your skills and experience match the requirements, or if you would like more information on the role, please contact us on 020 8732 5450 or email info@buckinghamfutures.com

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