Technical Officer

Closing date 23 March 2018
Organisation Care & Repair Leeds
Location Leeds
Hours Full time
37 per week
Salary £27,052
Telephone 0113 2009163
Job Advertisement – 2 posts   Post 1:  Technical Officer  (£27,052) Post 2: Part-time Technical Officer (Pro-rata £27,052)   Care & Repair Leeds is the Home Improvement Agency for the city, highly regarded for providing a range of services for older people and disabled people to help them to remain living independently in their own homes.  As an independent Registered Society with charitable status covering the whole of the Leeds Metropolitan District area, we have been providing services since 1987.   We are in the process of expanding our Technical department, providing an exciting opportunity for you to join this dynamic team responsible for providing a home adaptations and technical service to support clients to stay safe, secure, warm and independent in their own home.  Both roles will work closely with a wide range of clients, architectural design services, contractors, Leeds City Council, and health and social care organisation.   Experience in a construction related field or housing repair/adaptation is essential, as is the ability to create workable drawings by hand, produce schedule of works, ideally having an understanding of the needs of vulnerable clients, including disabled, older people and children.   A knowledge of current planning and building regulation practices, health and safety legislation (CDM 2015 requirements), as well as monitoring contractor’s performance and quality. Managing projects of varying size/complexity and client expectations, is also a key requirement.   A working knowledge of Microsoft Office software is essential with the ability to use AutoCAD software and a knowledge of the Disabled Facilities Grant an advantage.   If you are a proactive individual, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, gain satisfaction from helping others, enjoy challenge and change, with an openness and adaptability to ensure various client’s needs are met, giving them choices of outcomes they could receive, we would like to hear from you.   This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Check (DBS)   Please visit our website to learn more about Care & Repair Leeds and the expectations of the posts:    Application Process:   Care & Repair is working in partnership with A.L.L. Recruitment Ltd to assist with the recruitment process for these posts.  Please send your current C.V. to: to arrive no later than 5pm on Friday 23 March 2018.  You will then be contacted by A.L.L. Recruitment for an initial telephone conversation.
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