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East Lothian Council
£25,877 - £29,162 per year
08 Sep 2017
24 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Salary £25877 per annum pro rata (£14.18 per hour)
Temporary full time secondment cover until Jan 2018
35 hours per week
To start October 2017

This is a temporary internal secondment opportunity to join the busy Housing Repairs Team delivering a comprehensive repairs service to East Lothian Council tenants.  The successful candidate will undertake inspections and arrange reports from specialist contractors following through to successful completion.  Training will be provided.

Applications for this post will only be accepted from current employees of East Lothian Council (this includes casual and agency staff who are currently undertaking work for us).  Anyone applying for this post as a secondment should discuss it with their manager in the first instance.

Job Details

To provide an effective and efficient repairs service for all East Lothian Council tenants as part of the Council's landlord service, in accordance with the requirements of the Social Housing Charter and relevant legislation ensuring best value at all times.

Please download the attached Job Outline/Person Specification at the bottom of the page for the exact duties and tasks required of the post.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Educated to HNC or SVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Building or other relevant qualification or have completed a Trade Apprenticeship and/or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience.
Full current driving licence and access to a vehicle*

(*Where a disability precludes you from obtaining a driving licence, ELC will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability.)

This post involves accessing the public services network, therefore the preferred candidate will be subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standards (BPSS). The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Additional Information

For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link: http://www.eastlothian.gov.uk/downloads/download/1834/east_lothian_council_employment_information

If you have any difficulties creating an account on MyJobScotland or applying for this post please contact the MyJobScotland support team via this link https://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/contact-us.

If you require further information about this vacancy, please call 01620 827868, or email us on recruitment@eastlothian.gov.uk

See also:
7094 - Housing Repairs Officer FINAL Grade 8.pdf