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About the Post:
We are seeking a highly motivated and committed individual to join the Disabled Facilities Grants Team.
The Technical Support Assistant post will be responsible for dealing with Disabled Adaptations applications and queries for private/private rented residents who need help and support to enable them to remain living in their own homes safely and independently. The role is responsible for supporting the day to day processes and officers within the team from receiving new referrals, tendering contractors and managing adaptations to completion. This will involve dealing with customers and stakeholders over the telephone, organisation of work, liaison with contractors and some liaison with suppliers.
You will need to demonstrate that you are self-motivated, a good team player, computer literate, have strong written and verbal communication and have excellent customer focused qualities.
The ideal candidate will be able to evidence an awareness of the adaptations available disabled people, such as level access shower adaptations.
Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.
Job Profile: Technical Support Assistant Job Profile.pdf
Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.pdf
Please ensure you view the job profile for this role, as you will need to demonstrate in your application form how you meet the required criteria.
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How to Apply
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