Home Improvement Officer
  • Employer: Royal Borough of Greenwich
  • Reference: REC/22/00580
  • Published: Tue 13/09/2022, 12:41 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 09/10/2022, 12:41 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 17.5
  • Salary: £32988 - £34809 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Head Office, Greenwich

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Home Improvement Officer

Home Improvement Officer x 0.5 S02 Part Time 17.5 hrs - Salary pro rata £16,494 - £17,404.50

Disability & Home Improvement Team

Royal Greenwich Community Services

An opportunity has arisen to join the Disability & Home Improvement Team. This multi-disciplinary team provides services to the homes of Greenwich residents across all tenures, with a focus on supporting older and vulnerable residents to live independently in their homes by adapting or improving their home.

The rewarding post will suit applicants who have a strong commitment to the delivery of high-quality services to vulnerable people and an understanding of housing problems faced by older people and those with disabilities.

The successful candidate should ideally have detailed working knowledge of home renovation, disabled grants legislation and disrepair issues faced in private sector housing.

You will be responsible for assisting and advising clients in the preparation of applications, for Disabled Facilities Grants, Landlord Grants, Home Improvement Grants and Loans. Duties typically include managing a caseload, preparing cases for approval, liaising with clients, contractors, Occupational Therapists, and other stakeholders.

You should have a comprehensive ability to accurately calculate grant entitlement, process payments, repayments and interest payments.

You will need to be motivated, organised, and committed to deliver exceptional customer service.

You will be joining an ambitious team that embraces change to make our residents' lives better. Applicants should be flexible and organised with the ability to work accurately whilst working to deadlines.

Application closing date 10th October 2022.

If you have been shortlisted for an interview you will be notified. Interviews for this post will be held week commencing 24th October 2022.

Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

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