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Connecting Talent to opportunity

Technical Officer (Disabled Facilities Grant)


Job Description:

Technical Officer (Disabled Facilities Grant) needed in Maidstone.

The rate is £15ph PAYE

This is a temporary role

The reference number is:                      OR549

The successful candidate will manage and process applications for all types of grants and loans in relation to housing.

They will provide technical advice in relation to building work to Staying Put and housing enforcement officers. Inspect properties, determine options and costs for disabled adaptions, and repair.

They will undertake surveys and joint visits with Occupational health staff of dwellings in response to applications for Disabled Facilities and other forms of housing grant assistance and determine most appropriate and cost-effective options. They will also produce detailed accurately measured schedules of works and small-scale design and drawing of sufficient quality that the applicant's chosen contractors are able to accurately and competitively estimate the cost of the grant-aided works.

Due to high volumes of CVs received, we are not able to respond to all unsuccessful applications. You will always however hear from us by phone if we are able to take your CV forward to the next stage.

If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.

Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

All our roles may be subject to pre-employment checks including references so please be prepared.

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  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Construction