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Welcome to Our Job Listings: Connecting Talent with Opportunity

Looking for your next career move in the home improvement sector? Or seeking the ideal candidate to join your team? You’re in the right place. Our Job Listings page is your go-to resource for career opportunities in the world of home improvement and adaptations. Here, we bridge the gap between talented professionals and leading organisations in the sector.

For employers, listing a job with us is completely free of charge. We believe in fostering growth and opportunities within the sector by making it easy and accessible for you to reach a wide pool of qualified candidates. Whether you’re a Home Improvement Agency, a local authority, or a company specialising in home adaptations, this page is the perfect place to showcase your job openings.

For job seekers, our listings offer a diverse range of opportunities. From technical roles to administration, our job board is updated regularly with positions that span the breadth of the sector.

Employers can easily post their openings by filling in the form at the end of this page.

Jobs and Tenders

Bournemouth Council Logo
Type:
Job Vacancy
Location:
Bournemouth
Senior Adaptations Officer:
Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council are looking for a an Officer of the Private Sector Housing Enforcement Team to implement and enforce laws in the private residential sector.
Salary:
£36,648 - £39,186 pa
Expiry Date:
09/08/2024
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Private Sector Housing Enforcement Officer – Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council

Main Responsibilities

  • To hold a complex caseload and work on own initiative to manage such.
  • To provide clear and detailed advice in response to queries about the application and enforcement of complex legislation and management regulations to a broad range of stakeholders.
  • Respond to enquiries regarding private sector housing from members of the public, other Council directorates and external organisations.
  • Investigate complaints and give advice and information as required.
  • Undertake inspections of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) using the Housing Health & Safety Rating System (HHSRS) to identify disrepair, means of escape in case of fire and adherence to management standards.
  • Measure and produce floor plans as necessary. Prepare licence documentation in line with legislative requirements and maintain the HMO Public Register.
  • Carry out investigations of unlicensed HMO premises, working with multi agency partners as necessary including collation of evidence, undertaking inspection and serving HMO Declaration as required.
  • Undertake inspections in private housing using the Housing, Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) to identify deficiencies in habitation, causes of disrepair and overcrowding.
  • Prepare schedules where necessary which set out works required to bring properties up to statutory and council standards.
  • Maintain inspection records, file information and statements which are accurate and always up to date.
  • Investigate and ensure compliance with the Gas and Carbon Monoxide Regulations.
  • Take action where necessary to ensure compliance with relevant legislation, including the preparation and service of statutory notices, orders and demands in accordance with prescribed forms and procedures.
  • Establish, maintain and develop partnerships to ensure effective joint working towards targets and priorities.
  • Inspect residential mobile home parks in the borough to ensure compliance of the Councils adopted site licence conditions.
  • Assist with private sector housing promotional activities.
  • Prepare evidence and testimony in accordance with Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) and other relevant legislation including issuing cautions, taking statements and undertake formal interviewing.

The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • B/TEC HND/HNC in Environmental Health, Building Studies/Construction, or a similar related subject OR at least 5 years’ experience working in a private sector housing team and be educated to NVQ Level 3 / 2 A Levels or equivalent.
  • Certification and 5 years’ experience in use of the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) and the local authorities regulatory and enforcement powers in relation to HMOs and private sector housing conditions.
  • In-depth knowledge of relevant legislation, codes and guidance.
  • Experience of working with property owners, agents, tenants and the wider community.
  • Superb communication skills and be self-motivated.
Royal Borough Of Greenwich Logo
Type:
Job Vacancy
Location:
Greenwich London
Home Improvement Assistant:
Royal Borough of Greenwich are looking for applicants who have a strong commitment to the delivery of high quality services to vulnerable people and an understanding of housing problems faced by older people and those with disabilities.
Salary:
£30,033 - £31,440 pa
Expiry Date:
26/07/2024
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Home Improvement Assistant – Royal Borough of Greenwich

Disability & Home Improvement Team

Royal Greenwich Community Services

1 Year Fixed Term 

Home Improvement Assistant x 1 Scale 5

 

An opportunity has arisen to join the Disability & Home Improvement Team. This multi-disciplinary team provides services to the homes of Greenwich residents across all tenures, with a focus on supporting older and vulnerable residents to live independently in their homes by adapting or improving their home.

The rewarding post will suit applicants who have a strong commitment to the delivery of high quality services to vulnerable people and an understanding of housing problems faced by older people and those with disabilities.

The successful candidate will have basic knowledge of home renovation disrepair issues faced in private and public sector housing.  They must also have excellent customer service skills, a good telephone manner and excellent numerical skills, with an eye for detail. The post provides administrative and clerical support to the Disability & Home Improvement Team.

If you have been shortlisted for an interview you will be notified formally by 13 August 2024 . Interviews for this post will be held 20 and 21 August 2024.

 

 

 

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Teresa Noone;    [email protected]     0208 921 7464  

 

If you require any assistance in viewing or accessing this opportunity, please contact [email protected] or call 020-8921-8977

 

Diversity Statement: Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

High Volume Applications: Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

Advert Close: All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated.

How Applications are Scored: Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application.

Salary: Salaries advertised are for a standard working week of 35 hours unless otherwise stated. Please use this ‘Salary Calculator to help you calculate a pro rata salary.

Our Staff Values: Our Staff Values are important to us. Candidates will be continuously assessed against our staff values throughout the recruitment process. Where candidates demonstrate views and behaviours that do not meet the standards of our staff values, we reserve the right to reject their application/ registration.

Manchester City Council Logo
Type:
Job Vacancy
Location:
Manchester City Council
Occupational Therapist Level 2 - Manchester City Council:
Manchester City Council are looking for an for an Occupational Therapist (OT) to work in the Moving and Handling Team.
Salary:
£39,186 - £43,421 (Bar at £42,403) per annum pro rata
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Occupational Therapist Level 2 – Manchester City Council

An exciting opportunity has arisen within adult social care for an Occupational Therapist (OT) to work in the Moving and Handling Team.

The post holder should have experience in equipment and adaptations, and have the ability to risk assess and implement moving and handling solutions for carers and family members.

The key functions of the role include complex assessment for the provision of equipment and major adaptations, moving and handling assessments to enable people to live as independently as possible within their own homes, and provision of assistive technology, equipment, and minor and major adaptations. The role holder will provide moving and handling training to families and carers as required.

The role holder will:
• Provide a comprehensive and streamlined service to citizens, to maximise independence, choice, safety and quality of life.
• Work closely with Health, Care agencies, families and key stakeholders to ensure delivery of a cohesive, efficient and cost effective service.
• Have supervisory responsibilities including informal and formal supervision of staff within the team.
• Be responsible for monitoring work coming into the team, allocation of work and completion of reports as requested by Senior Managers.

About the Candidate

We are looking for a dynamic, passionate individual who wants to make a real difference to the quality of life of Manchester’s residents

Manchester is at the forefront of the transformation agenda with the formation of the integrated local care organisation in which both health and social care staff work for the same organisation having a shared vision, shared values and working towards shared outcomes for the people of Manchester as central to its service model.

A key aim of the Manchester Local Care Organisation is the provision of impactful strengths-based working to prevent, reduce or delay needs from escalating to ensure the best independence outcomes for the people of Manchester.

This role is at the forefront of achieving this aim to deliver impactful moving and handling interventions to enable people to remain within their own homes with the support of carers and or family members and appropriate equipment and or adaptations

About Us

We’re the local government authority for Manchester, and have teams across the city helping to make this a great place to live for everyone. We’re proud to do local government differently, in a city with an international reputation for diversity, creativity, culture and passion.

When you join us, you’re joining a team of over 7,000 council staff helping to make our ambition for Manchester a reality. Whatever your role, you’ll be supporting our residents and communities to be the best they can be, and helping to build a Manchester that’s fairer for everyone who lives, works, volunteers, studies or plays here.

To make our ambition a reality, every person we recruit needs to play their its part. It takes a certain type of behaviour, attitude and way of working to get Manchester where it wants to be. Our people and partners have agreed five ‘behaviours’ – the grounding for how we must work together and treat one another:

  • We take time to listen and understand
    • We work together and trust each other
    • We show that we value our differences and treat each other fairly
    • We ‘own it’ and we’re not afraid to try new things
    • We’re proud and passionate about Manchester

A career with us means you can be yourself, thrive, and build the career your talent and ambition deserve.

Creating an inclusive team at Manchester City Council
At Manchester City Council, we strive to create a fair and inclusive workplace that is as diverse as the communities we serve. If you want to find out more about the role, our culture, flexible arrangements or any adjustments, please let us know by emailing [email protected]. If you are invited to interview we will ask you if you require any adjustments in order for you to best demonstrate your suitability for the role in the interview process.

If you would like to access the job details in another format, such as large print, audio or printed on a coloured paper, please email [email protected] or call 0161 227 3373.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

As part of our commitment to inclusion, we offer guaranteed interviews for specific groups of people. To qualify, you’ll need to meet the minimum requirements for the role, and identify with one of the below criteria:

  • Members of the Armed Forces and veterans
    • Are currently in care, or have previously been in care
    • If you consider yourself to be disabled or if you have a long-term health condition

Accessibility

As a Disability Confident Employer, we provide support for employees with physical or mental-health conditions, a disability or neurodiversity. Our workplaces are accessible by design, and we make workplace adjustments including providing aids, adaptations and equipment. These, combined with our flexible working policies such as disability-related leave, enable our employees to perform their role, thrive and be their authentic selves in work.

What we will need from you if you’re successful

If you are successfully offered a position with us, the pre-employment checks you will be asked to undertake will depend on the role you’ve applied for. As a guide, these may include:

Passport/ID: You will be required to provide documentary proof of your right to work in the UK – please note that visa sponsorship is not guaranteed for this role
References (Current and Previous employer)
Qualification
Disclosure and Barring Service Clearance (DBS) (as applicable) email accounts that are part of the Government’s
Evidence of driving licence

We’ve also included some useful tips on how to submit the best application.

When you join us

We want everyone to be able to be themselves at work and give their best. If you need additional support to undertake the duties of the role, we’ll make every effort to source any necessary aids, adaptations or equipment. If, however, any task proves to be unachievable, we will look at redesigning parts of the role.

Other relevant information

Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment
Who we are – Manchester City Council
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For further information and the application process follow https://tinyurl.com/5dh4w5mt
  • Must hold a current valid Enhanced DBS check and Level 3 Police
    Clearance

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