Posted November 16, 2022

Clerk of Works – Accessible Homes

  • Employer Bristol City Council
  • Location Bristol
  • Salary £31,099 - £34,723

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has an excellent understanding of the built environment and would like to work in an area where you can make a real difference to people who are experiencing difficulties accessing their homes.

 

Accessible Homes and TEC Hub is multi-disciplinary team based in Homes and Landlord Services division of Bristol City Council. The team consists of Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapy Aides, Caseworkers, TEC Assessors, Technicians and Project Coordinators. We work in social, owner-occupied, private rented sector housing and cover the whole City.

 

In your role as a Clerk of Works you will work closely with colleagues to oversee and monitor contractor performance on a range of works from carrying out repairs to installing adaptations for example, level access showers and external works.

 

You will be inspecting works in progress ensuring the specification of works for the required adaptation is/are followed.

 

You will also ensure that standard and workmanship of these works in progress are satisfactory and where necessary alter/change specification if deemed necessary to the situation on site when inspecting these works.

 

In addition, you will

  • Have a strong customer focus
  • Have a demonstrable knowledge of installation and repairs to wet rooms.
  • Be able to work with contractors to identify cost effective solutions to remedy issues;
  • Prepare clear and accurate schedule of works to enable contractors to Complete new and repairs to adaptations.
  • Confident in representing the team in contractor review meetings to help evaluation of contractor performance against the contract terms & conditions.

 

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation. For the majority of our roles hybrid working arrangements are available, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice - mixing both home and office working.

How do I apply?

If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.

To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application.

 

If you are interested in joining us and wish to know more, please call Sarah Hooper - sarah.hooper@bristol.gov.uk

To apply online by December 4 click here.

 

At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the city we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic candidates who are currently under-represented within this Service of Bristol City Council. Appointments will be made on merit.

Kelly Chapman

Kelly Chapman
Recruitment Advisor

kelly.chapman@constructionenquirer.com
07455 320 117

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News Editor

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