Neighbourhood Repairs Officer

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell, West Midlands
£30,451 – £34,728 per annum
Closing date
30 Oct 2021

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Housing, Management and Maintenance, Neighbourhood Services
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

We are currently looking for a Neighbourhood Repairs Officer to directly supervise and organise a team of trade employees carrying out repair work to council homes including voids.

The post holder will ensure the work is completed to a good quality standard, within timescales and to the clients / customer’s satisfaction. Experience of producing detailed inspections and schedules of works appertaining to void properties is desirable.

You will also be required to undertake post inspections of works completed by the in-house teams and contractors.

To ensure the key performance indicators are met, such as:

  • Craft employee/contractor productivity and performance
  • Appointments
  • Average time taken (days) to complete repairs and voids
  • Keeping variations to a minimum
  • Management of Attendance and Health and Safety

The post holders will carry out inspections to properties and raise appropriate works orders/schedules to instruct trade employees or contractors on the work required and assessing in advance the materials required to undertake the repair effectively.

Please note a Higher National Certificate in Building or equivalent and possession of a full Driving Licence is required for this role.

Please see Job Description and Personnel Specification for experience and qualities required for this post. 

Our Values; TrustUnity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.


37 hours per week

This advert will close as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached. 

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to:

Supporting documents
Personnel Specification
Information for Applicants
Job Description

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