Service Care Solutions Ltd

Senior Technical Officer

A local authority based in Norfolk is looking for a Senior Home Improvement Technical Officer to join their team.

This is a full time, permanent role and the successful candidate will have a full relevant trades/surveying qualification, experience with maintenance and repairs to properties, extensive experience with property inspections and ideally experience in a similar local authority or housing role.


The main purpose of the role is to provide design and technical expertise in relation to housing repairs, improvements and disabled adaptations and to oversee building works to ensure high quality and good value for money.



The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following;


Extensive Technical ability in regards to Disabled Adaptions, DFG's and associated legislation


HNC/D In a relevant subject


Experience of managing, leading and developing people.


Experience of inspecting houses to identify defects or to ensure compliance with construction standards


Experience of drawing up detailed schedules and specifications for building works.

Particularly for disabled adaptation work.



The main responsibilities associated with this role are as follows;


To provide leadership, line management and guidance to the Home Improvements Team Technical Officers and Administrator to enable them to achieve team and individual targets.


To develop and maintain partnerships and good working relationships with relevant equivalents across the county district council network and social services as well as represent the home improvement team at the managers group


To Oversee and assist with complex adaptation designs, options appraisals, party wall act notices and planning applications


To survey and assess the homes of clients to determine their suitability for adaptation, repair and improvement taking into account recommendations by occupational therapists, other health professionals and the client's own requirements.

This includes carrying out assessments using the housing health and safety rating system (HHSRS) in accordance with the Housing Act 2004 and making recommendations for further action based on the level of risk.


Provide detailed advice and recommendations for proposed works ensuring that they meet legislative requirements, national guidance and the council's financial assistance policies.


To prepare detailed designs, schedules of work, specifications and tender documents for works ranging from small adaptations and repairs up to and including extensive whole-house renovations.



The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and is offering an annual salary of £36,922 to £39,880 along with a very competitive benefits package.

If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to jamal.cantwell@servicecare.org.uk or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.


Not interested in this role but know somebody who could be? Refer a friend today and receive up to £250 per referral if they are successfully placed by SC Construction!


  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £35745 - £39880 per annum + + benefits package
  • Location: Norwich, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Construction
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Tel: 01772 208967
  • Fax: 01772 471473
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2021-08-11 16:49:23 -

  • View all Jobs from Service Care Solutions Ltd


Share Job