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Full Time Housing Adaptations Technical Officer

Designated Workplace:  49 Westgate, Skelmersdale, WN8 8LP
Designated Workstyle:  Fixed Office Based Worker
Salary:  £28,226 to £30,095 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Tenure:  Permanent
Published:  Monday 01 August 2022
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Monday 15 August 2022
Reference:  HR-0074-22-R-R

We are looking to recruit an experienced Technical officer to join our Private Sector Housing Team within the Council's Property Services Department.

You will support the Team and be responsible overseeing the delivery of the Council's grant applications for private sector adaptations under the Council's grant agency service, as well as providing technical support to private sector clients.

You will be responsible for preparing schedules of work and specifications, supervising works on site, and ensuring all documentation is completed to fulfil each grant application. You will also be the first point of contact relating to enquiries about the policies, procedures, and proposed works. 

You will be a team player, have the ability to work with minimal supervision, have excellent communication skills, be able to prioritise your own workload, delivery under pressure and meet multiple deadlines whilst dealing sympathetically and empathetically with a wide range of customers. 

You will need excellent ICT skills, including the ability to use Word, Excel, Outlook, and other software packages as required.  

The post holder will support the development of a positive organisational culture that is outward looking, evidence based and customer focused.  You will adhere to the Council’s Expected Behavioural Standards ensuring that a high standard of customer care is maintained.

We pride ourselves on being a good employer with a range of benefits and employment terms and conditions to suit you. You will be able to benefit from competitive salaries on an incremental scheme, flexible working, LGPS pension scheme, family friendly policies and healthcare insurance. To read more about the benefits of working for us visit; Benefits of Working for the Council.

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