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Disabled Facilities Grants Officer

  • Location:

    Dorset

  • Sector:

    Facilities Management & Maintenance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £14.86 - £15.86 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jack Fellows

  • Contact email:

    jfellows@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JFDFG1_1613034624

  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-13

  • Startdate:

    22/03/2021

Disabled Adaptation Officer required for a fantastic contract based in Bournemouth

The Role

  • To ensure adaptations are delivered to a high standard in accordance with current construction legislation in accordance with current grant policy and best practice
  • Provide technical advice and support to Adult and Children`s Occupation Therapist Service through a combination of site visits, reports and meetings.
  • To evaluate the contractor's quotes for grant aided works, referring to Housing Surveyors for support with complex cases, ensuring value for money and compliance with legislation at all times.
  • To carry out interim inspections to address any problems arising during the work that requires a decision to be made about extra costs and whether they are grant eligible.
  • To carry out final inspections following completion of works or interim claims for payment by a contractor, to ensure that works are completed to a satisfactory standard and in accordance with current legislation.
  • Liaison with manufacturers and suppliers on materials, disabled equipment and fittings to determine their suitability and quality for adaptations having regard to sustainability and health and safety.

The Requirements

  • Previous experience in dealing with the delivery of Disabled Facilities Grants
  • HNC or HND in Building or a minimum of 10 years working within the adaptations sector
  • Comprehensive building surveying knowledge
  • Knowledge of building regulations in relation to this post
  • Council Based Experience would be highly beneficial
  • Must be able to travel by holding a valid UK driving licence with access to own car

The Contract

  • 6 Month + Contract
  • 08:00-17:00
  • Based in Bournemouth

If interested please call Jack on 01772 428186 or email