Housing Adaptations and Improvements Officer

Weston-Super-Mare, Bristol
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: HAIO151220RT_1608054679
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Date Posted: 2020-12-15
  • Location: Weston-Super-Mare, Bristol
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2021-02-13
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Social Care Recruitment are working along side North Somerset Council to recruit a Housing Adaptations and Improvements Officer. This position is to start immediately and to cover short term maternity cover.

Job Overview:

Required to undertake a number of diverse specialist or technical activities within a service function using skills that would have be gained through formal qualifications and/or considerable relevant work experience. Roles at this level are expected to work unsupervised for much of the time, accessing and assessing information independently.

Responsibilities:

  • To take responsibility for a technical process under general direction of a qualified professional in support of service delivery, applying knowledge and skills to a range of activities demonstrating understanding of the service area, relevant procedures and guidelines.
  • Undertake inspections and monitoring of specific technical schemes under the guidance of senior colleagues and/or within statutory frameworks.
  • Process work with customers, business and clients within the appropriate guidelines and technical specifications.
  • Introduce or give information and advice to customers about technical standards and processes they should follow. Establish & maintain appropriate links between customers, businesses and the general public and other services to ensure correct technical standards are complied with.
  • Analyse and interpret data and information and make recommendations to support decision making by others for a broad range of activities across a service area.
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues and customers, both verbally and in writing through the appropriate use of case or site notes and other records within information sharing protocols and record keeping policies.
  • Supervision of work and day to day management for a team undertaking similar activities

Skills and Experience:

  • Vocational qualification or experience to level 3 or 4 relevant to the service user group or equivalent.
  • Significant practical experience of working with service user groups giving rise to a variety of technical skills and sound understanding of the services available, work practices and processes relevant to the role.
  • Knowledge and understanding of technical standards, safe working practices and legislation for service areas.
  • Ability to make analytical reasoning and recommendations about particular areas of work.
  • Ability to engage with customers and contractors within the relevant codes of practice
  • Ability to present evidence clearly and confidently
  • Ability to manage own work without close supervision
  • Understanding and recognition of professional boundaries

If you have the right skills and experience then please submit your CV.

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