Housing Assessment Officer

The Town Hall, Coton Road, Nuneaton, or Warwick District Council Riverside House, Leamington Spa
£23,111 - £25,463 per annum
21 May 2018
21 Jun 2018
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HEART (Home Environment Assessment Response Team) is a countywide team comprising of Occupational Therapists and Housing Assessment Officers. They complete assessments and make recommendations to promote customers independence which includes for applying for Disabled Facilities Grants for major adaptations. HEART consists of local borough council and county council staff who are working towards a harmonised approach to deliver the right service at the right time to Warwickshire citizens.

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week

As a Housing Assessment Officer you will be responsible for assessing Warwickshire residents in their own homes and discussing solutions to environmental barriers such as the installation of a stair lift or level access shower. You will also discuss prevention and home safety with the aim of Warwickshire residents remaining in their own homes, and being as safe and as independent as possible.

We are recruiting for 2 roles; one role to be based in Nuneaton and the other at Warwick District Council, please specify in your application your preferred location.

Key Requirements

It would be desirable to have experience as a housing officer or as an Occupational Therapist Assistant. 

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.

Additional Information & How to Apply

For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Please contact Annette Knight or Julie Carr on 02476 376294 if you would like to discuss this role further.

Closing Date: 19th June 2018

Interview Date: To be confirmed

To apply for this vacancy please click on the ‘Apply’ button.

Our method of application is online, you will also be required to upload a supporting statement of how you meet the essential criteria.

Please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so.

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on recruitment@warwickshire.gov.uk, including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.

You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.

We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification

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