Job ID:
3789
All Locations
MEAP Offices, Philips Park Road, Beswick, Manchester M11 3FU
All Job Types
Surveying
Advertising Salary
Grade 7 £34,834 - £38,223 (Bar at £37,336) per annum pro rata
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Adults' Services
Advert Closing Date
24 Jun 2024
Working Patterns offered:
Full-time

About The Role

Working Hours:    35 Hours Per Week

Contract Type:   Permanent / Full Time

Additional Payments: Essential Car User Allowance

Closing Date: 24 June 2024

This Role is Subject to:
Essential Car Documentation- This post is a designated Essential Car User. Therefore, you must always hold a full valid driving licence and provide your own car for use at work. You will receive the Essential Car User Allowance. 
Driving Licence – You must always hold a full valid driving licence
Medical Clearance - Pre-placement health assessment (PPHA) 
DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Clearance - This post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (amended in 2013). Appointable candidates will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Information provided by you or the DBS will be dealt with in a confidential manner and in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here. We have a policy on the Employment of Ex-Offenders and it is available upon request.   

Are you interested in joining a highly professional team committed to continuous service improvement, that is results driven and quality focused?

Manchester Equipment and Adaptations Partnership (MEAP) is seeking to recruit a Technical Officer to work within their technical team.

This post offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the effective operation of the technical service within MEAP.

Manchester Equipment and Adaptations Partnership is extremely busy and deals with the assessment of applicants for provision of complex equipment and major adaptations, Moving and Handling risk assessments and the assessment for and provision of Blue Badges (parking concessions for disabled and blind people).

The provision of appropriate adaptations to disabled and older people can enhance independence, prevent falls and hospital admissions and reduce reliance on care services maximising customer independence to enable the customer to achieve maximum health and well-being.  The aim is to offer a comprehensive, coordinated and streamlined service to our customers.

This post offers an exciting opportunity to provide a full range of Building Surveying services, including preparing detailed, accurate Schedule of Works and specifications, for the provision of adaptations for the disabled, to a range of properties.

Further information can be provided if required by Phil Keogh  - [email protected]

About the Candidate

For this post, we are seeking an individual who has:

  • A HND/HNC in Building or equivalent or significant experience of directly related experience in the Building Industry;
  • Ability to provide a full range of Building Surveying services including CAD/plan drawing and Schedule of Works;
  • Ability to work with contractors are monitored effectively and deliver value under the Framework
  • Ability  to demonstrate strong team working skills including working in a multi-disciplinary team and liaison with relevant bodies;
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation pertaining to disability;
  • Experience of visiting disabled and/or older people in their home;
  • A good understanding of the aims of the service in relation to meeting the needs of older and disabled people living in Manchester;
  • Ability to communicate with a wide range of individuals ;
  • A full driving licence and access to a car (for which essential car user is payable).

About Us

We’re the local government authority for Manchester, and have teams across the city helping to make this a great place to live for everyone. We’re proud to do local government differently, in a city with an international reputation for diversity, creativity, culture and passion. 

When you join us, you’re joining a team of over 7,000 council staff helping to make our ambition for Manchester a reality. Whatever your role, you’ll be supporting our residents and communities to be the best they can be, and helping to build a Manchester that's fairer for everyone who lives, works, volunteers, studies or plays here. 

To make our ambition a reality, every person we recruit needs to play their its part. It takes a certain type of behaviour, attitude and way of working to get Manchester where it wants to be. Our people and partners have agreed five ‘behaviours’ – the grounding for how we must work together and treat one another:

  • We take time to listen and understand
  • We work together and trust each other
  • We show that we value our differences and treat each other fairly
  • We ‘own it’ and we’re not afraid to try new things
  • We’re proud and passionate about Manchester

A career with us means you can be yourself, thrive, and build the career your talent and ambition deserve.

Creating an inclusive team at Manchester City Council 

At Manchester City Council, we strive to create a fair and inclusive workplace that is as diverse as the communities we serve.  We want to further increase the diversity of our workforce, in particular the number of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic staff and disabled staff at all levels of the Council. This advert is open to all applicants, and we would particularly encourage applications from candidates identifying with one or both of those characteristics.   

If you want to find out more about the role, our ways of working, flexible arrangements or any workplace adjustments, please let us know by emailing [email protected]. If you are invited to interview, we will ask you if you require any adjustments for you to best demonstrate your suitability for the role in the interview process.   
 

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

As part of our commitment to inclusion, we offer guaranteed interviews for specific groups of people. To qualify, you'll need to meet the minimum requirements for the role, and identify with one of the below criteria:

  • Members of the Armed Forces and veterans
  • Are currently in care, or have previously been in care
  • If you consider yourself to be disabled or if you have a long-term health condition

Accessibility 

As a Disability Confident Employer, we provide support for employees with physical or mental-health conditions, a disability or neurodiversity. Our workplaces are accessible by design, and we make workplace adjustments including providing aids, adaptations and equipment. These, combined with our flexible working policies such as disability-related leave, enable our employees to perform their role, thrive and be their authentic selves in work. 

We’ve also included some useful tips on how to submit the best application.

When you join us 

We want everyone to be able to be themselves at work and give their best. If you need additional support to undertake the duties of the role, we’ll make every effort to source any necessary aids, adaptations or equipment. If, however, any task proves to be unachievable, we will look at redesigning parts of the role. 

Other relevant information 

Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment
Who we are - Manchester City Council 
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