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Disabled Facilities Grant Officer

  • Location:

    County Durham

  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £15.92 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jack Fellows

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Duration:

    4 Months

  • Expiry date:


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Disabled Facilities Grant Officer required for a fantastic contract based in Stockton-on-Tees

The Role

  • The post holder will be required to assist in the delivery of the Division's service objectives by providing a full range of the technical duties, commensurate with the grading and nature of the post, which will include:
  • Investigating complaints from members of the public, interviewing the complainant and other parties as necessary, collecting information and reporting in accordance with agreed procedures.
  • Advising individuals of the requirements of the relevant legislation and attempting to reach a satisfactory conclusion.
  • Investigating and reporting on statutory or other public health related nuisances and taking action as instructed.
  • Contributing to the provision of training courses.
  • Carrying out surveys of properties and taking subsequent appropriate action in connection with:
  • i. Interpretation of architectural drawings and structural reports,
  • ii. Assessment of conditions using the Housing Health and Safety Rating System in properties across all tenures,
  • iii. The implementation of policies and procedures in relation to the provision of disabled facilities grants.
  • Assisting in the assembling of information on the conditions and improvement potential of all dwellings within the Borough.
  • Contributing to public participation meetings, manning of information centres etc. designed to publicise and promote aspects of the Division's work. This may involve working outside of 'normal' office hours; in addition this may involve travelling to venues outside of the Borough.

The Requirements

  • 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 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
  • Full driving licence

The Contract

  • 3 Month+ Contract
  • £15.92 per hour (Paid via Umbrella Company)
  • Council Based Role

If interested please call Jack on 01772 428186 or email