Newcastle upon Tyne

Home Improvement Officer



Full time

£29,577 – £32,910 per annum

This post is open to Newcastle City Council employees only.

Newcastle City Council is seeking to appoint a Home Improvement Officer within the Housing Capital Programme Team.

The Council is committed to promoting independence and enabling people to live in their own home through our Care and Repair Newcastle service. You will play a pivotal role in how we deliver services to customers through the delivery of adaptations, processing Disabled Facilities Grants, respond to complaints; and giving advice to homeowners on housing options and property improvement.

Applications are sought from individuals with a expertise in delivering adaptations or similar works to properties; with experience of working in partnership with a range of partners to deliver positive outcomes for clients; preferably with experience of building surveying or similar area of expertise.

The role is challenging and varied and the post holder will need to be flexible and able to prioritise a workload with conflicting deadlines.

For an informal discussion please contact Nick Launder on 01912777837.

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Working in Care Homes - In accordance with Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021, staff deployed to work in CQC registered care homes providing accommodation and nursing or personal care are required to have full vaccination status or a medical exemption before working or being deployed into work settings covered by the legislation. Applicants to positions covered by these regulations are required to provide certified evidence of their vaccination status or medical exemption as part of any pre employment checks.


Closing date:

2 November 2021

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