Here at Reading, we want people to enjoy a great quality of life – whether it’s those who live in the Borough or the colleagues who choose to work with us. So what does that mean for you?
It means a superb range of benefits, to start with there is flexitime working, paid professional membership, an excellent pension, the ability to purchase additional leave and more. That’s not to mention structured learning and development to help you achieve your professional goals.
Your job itself offers real variety and involvement in a wide range of exciting projects. We’re working hard to improve disadvantaged areas and enhance people’s lives across the Borough – Reading Borough Council's Housing Property Services manages a significant portfolio of residential property, from Victorian Terrace Houses, through to High Rise Flats and Modern Care facilities. Works range from minor day-to-day repairs, to multi-million pound refurbishments and redevelopment as well as some exciting new build opportunities.
Whether you’re working on major refurbishment projects, regeneration programmes, consultancy services or any other area, you’ll be helping us create communities that people are happy to call home.
As a Certified Competent Person to P402 and P405 with extensive asbestos related experience or trade based qualification to advanced level plus good experience in an asbestos related environment, you will be best placed to provide practical, accurate advice to in house trades and professional teams. You will also be managing external contractors to provide survey and analytical and removal and remediation services. You will also be required to manage the Councils Asbestos database to ensure accurate information is provided to all services.
You will be contracted to work a 37 hour week and you will be given 24 days paid leave rising to 29 days after five years, there is a contributory local government pension scheme and mileage is paid for business use.
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Internal Reading Borough Council employees must login via Employee Self Service to apply. If you have not yet been issued with your Employee Self Service account, or you have any queries, please email EmployeeSelfService@reading.gov.uk with details.
Visit http://www.reading.gov.uk/jobsearch for more details on how to apply online. Alternatively, call the Recruitment Team on 0118 937 2039 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the job reference number and the job title of the post you are interested in.
Please do not send a CV: for the purposes of equal opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.
Reading Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer and is committed to the recruitment and continued employment of people with disabilities.
Closing date: 25 November 2018
Interviews: w/c 3 December 2018