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Selby District Council - Technical Officer

Job Title: Selby District Council - Technical Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Selby
Salary: £18 per hour
REF: NYKLH14482021
Contact Name: Nanayaw Kyeremeh
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Selby District Council - Technical officer

Location: Civic Centre, Doncaster Road, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8 9FT

Contract: This is initially a contract for 3 months but could be extended up to 6 months dependant on workloads.

Hours: Part Time – 15 Hours a Week

Payrate: £18 an Hour


We are seeking a part-time Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) Technical Officer to assist with temporary additional workloads.

About the Role:

To support the Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) team in all aspects of the technical work for Selby District Council with a particular focus on Adaptations.

Key Responsibilities:

Carry a caseload of adaptations, including both Adults and Children.

Support the Senior technical Officer in all technical areas relating to DFG work as tasked.

Work closely with Occupational Therapists on adaptations, having a detailed understanding of adaptations to be able to provide guidance and support on what is technically possible, within the legislation and other policies and procedures.

Process adaptations cases including checking plans and costings, supervising work on site, assessing works for stage payments and ensuring all works comply with legislation, policy and procedure and Health and Safety.

Take the lead on Health and Safety matters in relation to the work of contractors on site (usually in the homes of vulnerable and disabled people), including but not restricted to asbestos, CDM etc.

Manage the postholder’s own workload with minimal supervision from the Senior Technical Officer.

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Nana Kyeremeh on 0208 514 9137 or Email