- Royal Borough of Greenwich
- Salary Details
- £39774 - £42684
- Additional Allowances
- Essential Car User Allowance
- Location Postcode
- SE18 6HQ
- Job Term and Hours per Week
- Permanent; 35 per week
- Closing Date
- 13 September 2019
Disability & Home Improvement Team
Greenwich Housing Services
An opportunity has arisen for an exceptional candidate with extensive building surveying skills to join the Disability & Home Improvement Team. The main focus of the team is to support older and vulnerable borough residents to live independently in their own homes by adapting or improving their environment.
This rewarding job 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.
You will need to have MRICS, MCIOB, ACIOB or an HNC in building surveying or substantial relevant experience. You must have extensive experience of supervising building contractors on site and have a detailed knowledge and understanding of construction techniques in relation to domestic dwellings. You must have the ability to apply advanced problem solving skills to the design and specification of complex disabled adaptations.
For an informal chat please speak to Robert May on 0208 921 2702.
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.
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.
This role requires a Standard DBS. (This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act,1974)
All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated
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. If you have a disability and are unable to meet some of the job requirements specifically because of your disability, please address this in your application. If you meet all the other criteria, you will be shortlisted and we will explore jointly with you if there are ways in which the job can be changed to enable you to meet the requirements.