Royal Borough of Greenwich Jobs as Home Improvement Officer at London,England,UnitedKingdom 2022

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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.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Satnam Dhillon or Dianne Glasson; [email protected]/[email protected] 020 8921 2879/2632

If you require any assistance in viewing or accessing this opportunity, please contact [email protected] or call 020-8921-8977

Diversity Statement: Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

High Volume Applications: 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.

Advert Close: All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated.

How Applications are Scored: Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application.

DBS: This role requires a Basic DBS.

Interview Arrangements: During this time, our priority for all of our recruitment activity is to make sure our applicants, hiring departments and new starters are informed, safe and supported. Careful and thorough consideration will be given to interview arrangements and for any essential in-person recruitment, we will ensure this is held in a suitable, secure setting with additional arrangements to ensure any current safety requirements are fully adhered to.

Salary: Salaries advertised are for a standard working week of 35 hours unless otherwise stated. Please use this ‘Salary Calculator to help you calculate a pro rata salary.

Our Staff Values: Our Staff Values are important to us. Candidates will be continuously assessed against our staff values throughout the recruitment process. Where candidates demonstrate views and behaviours that do not meet the standards of our staff values, we reserve the right to reject their application/ registration.

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