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Housing Adaptations Technical Officer

Designated Workplace:  49 Westgate, Skelmersdale, WN8 8LP
Designated Workstyle:  Flexible Office Based Worker
Salary:  £32,076 to £33,945
Post Type:  Full Time
Hours:  36 per week
Tenure:  Permanent
Published:  Friday 28 June 2024
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 14 July 2024
Reference:  HR-0079-24

We have a challenging and exciting role for a customer focused individual to join the West Lancashire Borough Councils Housing Adaptations Team. You will be a team player who will help us deliver high quality services to our customers around providing high quality adaptations work.

Your role will be to support to the Housing Adaptations Manager to deliver the service objectives in line with the corporate plan. You will liaise with contractors to ensure that works are undertaken competently, promptly and in line with budgets.

The role involves planning in and carrying out property surveys, preparing schedule of works,  specifications, drawing or arranging the drawing of plans and obtaining Building Regulation and Planning Approval. Supervision of works in progress and monitoring of contractor's performance and quality of work. Carrying out inspections for the purpose of interim and final payment.

We pride ourselves on our friendliness and being a good employer with a range of benefits and employment terms and conditions to suit you. A competitive salary, generous annual leave entitlement, the opportunity for hybrid working, Local Government Pension Scheme, work life balance polices, and support for your personal development are just some of the benefits we offer.

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