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Disabled Facilities Grant Team Leader
  • Employer: RBWM
  • Reference: WM0576-2110
  • Published: Fri 17/09/2021, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 03/10/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £39,413 – £43,048 pa
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Town Hall, St Ives Road, Maidenhead , Berkshire, Berkshire

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Disabled Facilities Grant Team Leader

In this exciting role, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Disabled Facilities Grants team, ensuring effective partnership working with adult and children’s social care, contractors and other parties to deliver a timely, efficient and customer focused adaptations service to applicants. 

You will ensure that the service complies with appropriate Health and Safety legislation, offers a high level of customer service and delivers good value for money. You will be expected to carry a small caseload of complex and sensitive adaptations work where a higher level of expertise or experience is required. 

You will need: 

  • A sound technical knowledge and experience of delivering home adaptations. 
  • Understanding of relevant DFG/Health and safety legislation. 
  • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills, a ‘can do’ attitude, and confidence to take decisions within agreed parameters. 
  • Knowledge of and experience of administering the DFG Test of Resources. 
  • Experience in delivering front line services to vulnerable and disabled customers. 
  • A relevant professional qualification in construction, environmental health or a related discipline is desirable. 

In return, we offer a range of benefits and are committed to providing our staff with a wide range of learning and development opportunities; in support of their personal and professional development. 

A full driving licence and use of a car is essential. 

The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead council is geographically set in a major tourism area with tourist attractions including Windsor Castle, Legoland and Ascot Racecourse. As a Royal Borough with the Royal Family on the doorstep, it is a desirable place to live and work. There are excellent transport connections to London (30 minutes by train) from Maidenhead with the Town Hall being a ten-minute walk from the train station.

Closing date: 3 October 2021

Interviews: 12 October 2021