You will have the ability to effectively supervise specialist and general contractors and a small team of building maintenance inspectors. You will also have a basic knowledge of IT and experience of providing a repair and maintenance service to residential properties. The preparation of technical reports on complex repair issues is also fundamental to the post.
Of particular importance is the role of the team in processing vacant properties for re-letting within strict deadlines, overseeing more complex routine repairs and identifying future repair needs for use in the development of planned maintenance programmes.
If you have the qualities and experience required together with an understanding of the Council’s equal opportunities and diversity policy and a firm commitment to the principals of customer care and best value, then this position presents an ideal opportunity to develop your skills further.
Closing date: Sunday 16th June 2019 and successful applicants will be invited to a test and interview.
Please feel free to contact Tom Crawley on 0208 871 7441 or Martin Byrne on 0208 871 6855 should you require any further information or wish to discuss the role.
In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include (delete as appropriate) Compressed hours, home working (dependent on service need), part-time working, annualised hours, term time only. and a generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays.
In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops, and other establishments. A wide range of developmental opportunities are also offered.
Richmond and Wandsworth are currently reviewing our pay, reward and benefits framework, in partnership with Trade Union colleagues. We are developing different options that make sure we have a fair and transparent system in place.
Indicative Recruitment Timeline
Closing Date: Sunday 16th June 2019
Shortlisting Date: Monday 24th June 2019
Interview Date: TBC
Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and could be subject to change.
The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.