Senior Home Improvement Officer

Greenwich, London (Greater)
£36.711 - £39.774
13 Jul 2020
26 Jul 2020
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Disability & Home Improvement Team

Senior Home Improvement Officer – PO3


The Royal Borough of Greenwich’s Housing Inclusion & Support Service is on a mission to become one of the top service providers in adaptations, housing occupational therapy and home improvements. As part of this continuous improvement journey, we want to ensure that the customer experience, in addition to the access and delivery of advice, information and assessments are exemplary.

We are seeking motivated people, who like a challenge, have a commitment to housing and want to help us deliver excellent services.

An opportunity has arisen for an exceptional candidate as the Senior Home Improvement Officer within the Royal Greenwich Disability & Home Improvement Team. This is a key role within the service, with responsibility for the management of a group of staff ensuring efficient delivery of advice and casework. The postholder will also lead the team in the administration of all private sector grants and loans to homeowners, Registered Social Landlords & private sector landlords, in addition to adaptations to public sector property.

This rewarding job will suit applicants who have a strong commitment to the delivery of high-quality services to vulnerable people and an understanding of housing problems faced by older people and those with disabilities.

We are looking for someone who is conscientious, adaptable and keen to join an innovative team to make a positive difference and drive the service forward whilst also making a difference in the lives of those vulnerable residents who need help, support and assistance.

We would expect that you will be able to achieve the standards as set out within our staff values. 

The successful candidate will have the ability to manage effectively and will be able to carry out the full range of managerial duties including planning, allocating and monitoring of workloads, The postholder will be an  excellent communicator and have experience of relevant legislation. 

For further information about the post, please e-mail Dawood Haddadi at


Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated

Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application. If you have a disability and are unable to meet some of the job requirements specifically because of your disability, please address this in your application. If you meet all the other criteria, you will be shortlisted and we will explore jointly with you if there are ways in which the job can be changed to enable you to meet the requirements.

This role requires a Basic DBS.