Senior Assets Officer
The Senior Assets Officer will deliver a professional, technical and customer facing estates maintenance service and provide a quality customer service to tenants and other external clients, that may include response, planned and cyclical maintenance, adaptations or servicing to and the refurbishment of existing properties.
Hours: 37 per week
Location: Radius Offices, Belfast / Holywood
Salary: £32,910 (SP29) to £37,890 (SP35)
To access the full criteria and to apply online, please visit www.radiushousing.org/careers. Alternatively, application packs can be obtained by contacting the Holywood reception on 028 9039 7250.
Radius Housing provides quality and affordable social housing in over 80 towns and cities throughout Northern Ireland. We provide a range of services from sheltered housing for the over 55’s and general needs housing for families and single people, as well as specialist care and support facilities for the frail, elderly, people with dementia and learning disabilities and other complex needs.
We have invested £21 million to improve our homes and residential care facilities.
Each year we receive and respond to around 36,000 repair callouts, and carry out general, cyclical and major repairs to the Association’s properties, ensuring they remain in good condition. We also provide minor disability aids and major adaptations for tenants.
Our Assets team sees the bigger picture every step of the way, and we are now seeking applications for a Senior Assets Officer to be part of our team ensuring our homes maintain their quality status.
Our aim is to be an employer of choice and to recruit employees who will embrace our vision and values and fulfil our performance standards within their role.
To be shortlisted candidates need to provide evidence of the following as a minimum:
- Level six qualifications in an Estate Management/ Building Surveying/ Construction/Engineering related discipline and 3 years’ practical experience of administering maintenance contracts and the full range property maintenance tasks.
A minimum of 5 years’ practical experience of administering maintenance contracts and the full range property maintenance tasks and 5 GCSEs (minimum Grade C) or equivalent to include English and Maths.
- Demonstrate experience of contract management and knowledge of the NEC3 forms of contract.
- Experience of public procurement policies and procedures.
- Experience and sound business knowledge of the planned maintenance of large buildings and/or housing estates.
- Application of Measured Term Contract for maintenance.
- A current full driving licence and access to a suitable form of transport*
(where an applicant indicates that a disability prohibits them from driving, this criterion will be waived at the shortlisting stage. In such circumstances, consideration will be given in any subsequent offer of appointment to suitable alternative arrangements that the candidate may be able to put in place that would enable them to meet the travel requirements for the post).
In return we offer a range of benefits to employees including great on-job training, a contributory pension scheme, a health cash plan which can provide help with dental, optician and medical costs (including cover for dependent children in full time education up to 18 years of age), free employee health checks and a Cycle to Work scheme. Flexibility regarding working hours is also offered in some areas of the business.
For further information on employee benefits go to the employee benefits section of our website.
Closing date for applications is 17 November 2021 unless otherwise stated.
Radius reserves the right to enhance criteria to facilitate shortlisting.
Association wide waiting lists may be compiled for future same/similar vacancies which may arise.
Radius is an Equal Opportunities Employer.