home improvement officer in newcastle upon tyne

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newcastle upon tyne, north east
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Company Overview

A successful Housing Association is looking to expand their team with an individual who has experience in providing grants for adaptations/improvement works to private domestic properties. The successful candidate will also have experience of working in partnership with a range of partners to deliver positive outcomes for vulnerable clients.

Your Package

- Full time hours - Monday to Friday
- £8 - £11 p/h

Your Responsibilities

- Administer the delivery of grants and loans for home repairs, improvements and adaptations, whilst observing statutory requirements and in accordance with procedures, including the assessment of fair cost of works and carrying out tests of financial resource.
- Authorise and amended approvals of grants and loans
- Undertake technical surveys of properties, including sketches as necessary, and to produce specifications of work; to vet plans of proposed works for approval or otherwise
- Assist clients with technical matters, administrative procedures and legislation relating to grants and loans, and to advise clients on the progress of applications
- Provide advice and practical support in relation to housing options.
- Support homeowners to access financial assistance in order to improve their properties and to promote the assistance available.

Your Experience/ Skills

-Experience of supporting people through grant processes and providing contractors to carry out some work
- Ideally have a background from a Home Improvement Agency
- Someone with a background in delivering energy efficiency grants would likely have the main skill sets

Next Steps

If Interested, please contact Jess at Randstad CPE on 0191 2211 567

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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