Home Improvement Agency Surveyor Team Leader

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£29,577 to £33,782
14 Sep 2021
30 Sep 2021
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Job Title: Home Improvement Agency Surveyor Team Leader Contract: Permanent Location: Plough Lane Office Hours: 37 Salary: £29,577 to £33,782 Closing date: Thursday 30th September 2021 Interview: Thursday 8th October 2021 Home Improvement Agency Surveyor Team Leader The Home Improvement Agency (HIA) is based within the Council’s Adults and Communities Directorate and provides a front line customer focused service for the provision of advice, grant funded adaptations, essential repairs and minor adaptations for adults and children living in their own homes. The team comprises an essential part of the Independent Living Services, which includes Occupational Therapy (Equipment and Adaptations) and Telecare staff, and as such is well placed to work closely with a range of other colleagues involved in supporting people to remain living safely at home. The post holder will act as supervising officer for the surveyors and technicians within the HIA and be responsible for ensuring high quality technical services and the day to day management of the teams activities, promoting an effective and value for money service in accordance with legislative requirements, agreed performance targets and required Quality Mark standards. The post holder will work closely with the case co-ordinator/ performance manager to ensure that management systems are fit for purpose, accurate and that case management and allocation is recorded appropriately. Where required the post holder will hold a small caseload of complex cases. You will have substantial experience of building construction/ technology, excellent working knowledge of current legislation and guidance for this area of work, be able to use CAD design or similar, and be keen to maintain or develop your skills in management of a team. In return Herefordshire Council can offer you a range of benefits including: Benefits with Herefordshire Council • 25 days annual leave per year rising to 30 after 5 years’ service, plus Bank Holidays and 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time) • Enrolment in the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) • A generous relocation package for eligible candidates • Provide access to a high quality programme of evidence-based learning and development to enhance skills and practice. • Regular 1:1’s and development opportunities • Payment of professional membership fees • Provide the use of pool cars and bikes (terms and conditions apply) • Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts. We also offer an employee assistance programme that means you will have access to confidential support and advice if you ever need it. Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role. To apply, please submit your CV along with a supporting statement, referring to the job description and person specification, detailing how you meet the specific requirements of the role. We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered. The following candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for the post: • Those who indicate they have a disability. This is part of our commitment to the ‘Disability Confident’ scheme. • Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are an Armed Forces Veteran or Reservist. This is part of our pledge to support the Armed Forces Covenant; and • Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are a Herefordshire care leaver. This is part of our commitment to supporting young people leaving our care If you would like to discuss this job in more detail please contact Philippa Winstanley on Philippa.Winstanley1@herefordshire.gov.uk or telephone 01432 260723. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Due to social distancing and infection controls currently in place we will contact you to discuss interview arrangements. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at: enquiries@hoopleresourcing.co.uk