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  • Kingdom Housing Association - Small Repairs Officer

    Created: 20/09/2021

    Post: Small Repairs Officer
    Hours: 38 per week
    Salary: £25,288 - £28,661
    Location: Glenrothes
    Cotract: six month fixed term contract

    Kingdom Housing Association (KHA) provides housing and support throughout East Central Scotland and has plans for a significant expansion of our housing stock over the next five years.

    The Small Repairs Officer (SRO) will provide a handyperson / small repairs service to older people and people with disabilities within the Fife area living in privately owned or privately rented accommodation. This work will form a key part of Fife Care & Repair Service delivery. You will be expected to work at and from any other properties operated by us throughout East Central Scotland.

    You will be required to:

    • Carry out assessments of small repairs, adaptations and improvements required by clients, advise clients on cost, agree tasks to be undertaken and make arrangements for the work to be carried out.
    • Purchase materials, arrange collection of, and maintain appropriate and accurate records in respect of these in accordance with the organisation's policies and procedures.
    • Maintain appropriate and accurate records including financial records to assist in the monitoring and reporting requirements of the Care & Repair Project in accordance with the organisation's Policies and Procedures.
    • Provide information and data on at least a weekly basis to the Administrative Assistant to enable the Care & Repair database and records to be kept up to date.
    • Ensure that any allocated SRO vehicle is at all times used and maintained in a safe, roadworthy and clean condition and is kept securely when not in use.
    • Assist in ensuring that all tools and equipment used by the SRO are used and maintained in a safe and clean condition, meet the requirements of our Health and Safety Policy and are kept securely when not in use.
    • Ensure that KHA's Code of Conduct, Health and Safety Policy and Equalities Policy are followed at all times.
    • Ensure the maintenance of confidentiality at all times in respect of all Care & Repair business.
    • Keep up to date on relevant guidance, legislation, practices and procedures and undertake training as required.
    • Undertake other duties from time to time which contribute to meeting the objectives of the post Lone working will be required.

    Evening and weekend working may be required on occasions especially during busy periods when required to meet target completion dates. You must be able to demonstrate a flexible approach and enthusiasm for your work and should be able to work well on your own and as part of a team of multi skilled operatives. A van will be provided therefore a full UK driving license is essential. You will be required to complete a satisfactory Standard Police Act Disclosure Scotland check.

    Apply online by clicking here. The deadline for applications is 08 October 2021. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, interviews are likely to be held by video call. Further information will be provided about this  to all those invited to interview. Kingdom is committed to contributing towards the eradication of homelessness. As part of that, it particularly welcomes applications from people who are currently registered homeless or have been in the last 12 months. KHA will guarantee shortlisting to any applicant who meets that criteria and the essential criteria for the vacancy.

    If you wish your application to be considered under the scheme, please state this under "Supporting information" on your application form. 

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