Jobs – Current Vacancies

Details of jobs currently available at Care & Repair Leeds.

Care & Repair (Leeds) aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race (including colour, nationality, ethnicity or national origins), religion or beliefs, disability, age, gender, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, sexual preference or pregnancy or maternity.   The selection criteria and procedures aim to ensure that individuals are treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities.

Job Advertisement – 2 posts

Post 1:  Technical Officer  (£27,052)
Post 2: Part-time Technical Officer (Pro-rata £27,052)

Care & Repair Leeds is the Home Improvement Agency for the city, highly regarded for providing a range of services for older people and disabled people to help them to remain living independently in their own homes.  As an independent Registered Society with charitable status covering the whole of the Leeds Metropolitan District area, we have been providing services since 1987.

We are in the process of expanding our Technical department, providing an exciting opportunity for you to join this dynamic team responsible for providing a home adaptations and technical service to support clients to stay safe, secure, warm and independent in their own home.  Both roles will work closely with a wide range of clients, architectural design services, contractors, Leeds City Council, and health and social care organisation.

Experience in a construction related field or housing repair/adaptation is essential, as is the ability to create workable drawings by hand, produce schedule of works, ideally having an understanding of the needs of vulnerable clients, including disabled, older people and children.

A knowledge of current planning and building regulation practices, health and safety legislation (CDM 2015 requirements), as well as monitoring contractor’s performance and quality. Managing projects of varying size/complexity and client expectations, is also a key requirement.

A working knowledge of Microsoft Office software is essential with the ability to use AutoCAD software and a knowledge of the Disabled Facilities Grant an advantage.

If you are a proactive individual, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, gain satisfaction from helping others, enjoy challenge and change, with an openness and adaptability to ensure various client’s needs are met, giving them choices of outcomes they could receive, we would like to hear from you.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Check (DBS)

Application Process: 

Care & Repair is working in partnership with A.L.L. Recruitment Ltd to assist with the recruitment process for these posts.  Please send your current C.V. to: to arrive no later than 5pm on Friday 23rd March 2018.  You will then be contacted by A.L.L. Recruitment for an initial telephone conversation.

Terms and Conditions

Hours:             Post 1: 37 hours per week     Post 2: 22 hours per week  Flexi-time available

Salary:            Post 1: £27,052 per annum   Post 2: Pro-rata £27,052 per annum

Location:        Care & Repair Leeds, 323 Roundhay Road, Leeds LS8 4HT

Expenses:      HMRC Fixed Profit Car Scheme Allowance 45p per mile up to 10,000 miles per yr

Pension:         Eligible to join the Social Housing Pension Scheme, with an employer

contribution to a maximum of 5%.  This is subject to auto-enrolment.

Holiday:          25 days p.a. increasing to 29 days after 4 years’ service, plus 8 statutory holidays

(pro-rata for part-time post)

Please download the following documents.

Technical Officer Advert – March 2018
Technical Officer Job Description – March 2018



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