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Private Sector Housing Technical Officer (3 Posts)

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Chesterfield Borough Council
Salary details
£29,777.00 to £32,076.00 per year
Job term
Part Time and Full Time hours available
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Due to funding and Permanent 2 years from Start Date
Post 1: 22 hours and 12 minutes per week (Permanent), Post 2 and 3: 37 hours per week (Fixed Term)
Closing Date
30 June 2024


Reference: CBC243063

The Private Sector Housing Team works with vulnerable homeowners and private tenants, helping them access home improvements and disabled adaptations to allow residents to live independently in their homes.

As a Technical Officer, you will:

  • Manage a caseload of Disabled Facilities Grants
  • Process grant applications, including statutory means-testing and benefit/financial assessments.
  • Recommend grants/loans for approval.
  • Oversee work on-site and process grant payments.
  • Assist with other housing support services such as Green Homes Grants, heating repairs/improvements, and essential home repairs.
  • You will visit customers in their homes to gather information, discuss their housing needs, and determine how to best meet their individual requirements, while considering relevant policies and procedures.

This role requires a valid driving licence and access to a personal vehicle for work purposes.

You will work closely with partners to ensure repairs and adaptations are completed to the required standards and within agreed timescales.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential to build trust and maintain strong relationships with a range of stakeholders.

We are seeking enthusiastic individuals who are committed to the council's core vision, values, and the behaviours outlined in our Competency Framework.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our small, passionate, and welcoming team.

Please refer to the job description and person specification when completing your cover letter and updating your CV.

The Council is an excellent employer with rewarding conditions of service which include generous leave entitlement and sick pay, flexible and agile working, progressive HR policies, access to the local government pension scheme, discounted leisure membership and car parking. 

How to apply

Interested candidates should initially apply with their CV and a covering letter stating the job title, and clearly demonstrating suitability and experience for the role. Please send it to hrjobs@chesterfield.gov.uk no later than the closing date shown below.

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Provisional Interview Date: To be confirmed

Please be aware that Derbyshire County Council is placing this advert on behalf of this organisation and you should refer directly to its website for details of the terms and conditions attached to this post. Any queries regarding this advert or the recruitment process should be made directly to the organisation.