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Gas Inspector

The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Council
Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
£36,618 - £44,598 per annum
Closing date
14 Oct 2021

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Housing, Housing Associations, Management and Maintenance
Contract Type
Full time
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About Us:

Make a difference to the lives of our residents.

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is a great place in which to further your career. With a focus on shaping public services that are people-centric, we strive to deliver results that are of the highest quality and make best use of the resources that are available to us. This creates a truly innovative and collaborative workplace in which we are keen to learn from what our colleagues are telling us – so if you have ambitious ideas that you would like to put into practice, this is the place to do just that.

The Role:

Join our Resident Safety Contracts & Compliance team which sits within Property services, and you will handle the day-to-day management of third-party suppliers who are working on both domestic and communal systems. Benefitting from the support of a highly skilled, technically-minded team who care about making a difference to the lives of our local residents, you will maintain oversight of a wide range of outsourced gas contractors as they deliver planned works and repairs. Seeing to it that the highest standards are being maintained, you will provide advice on the condition of installations, and you will make recommendations on the development of future maintenance programmes. Maintaining an excellent knowledge of changing gas and water regulations, you will also assist in the procurement and delivery of communal and domestic boilers.

Please refer to the Job Description for more information.

About You:

If you are keen to work in a challenging environment that will allow you to develop your skills, then you will thrive in our team. We celebrate an innovative approach to all that we do, so you will bring a flexible mindset to the role, with the capacity to work both proactively and reactively. Ideally coming from a background in which you have maintained quality controls over work that has been completed by contractors, it is possible that you will come from a similar organisation such as a local authority or a housing association. Whether you are an experienced Gas Inspector, or you are a Gas Engineer with experience of gas safety who is looking to take the next step in your career, you will have excellent communication and resident-liaison skills. With a qualification recognised under the National Accredited Certification Scheme, you will be well versed in all relevant legislation, and you will have a good awareness of the Commonhold & Leasehold Act (Section 20). Crucially, you will be experienced in producing condition surveys and reports. 

In return, you can look forward to a package that includes a competitive salary, a high-quality pension scheme and generous annual leave plus bank holidays.

Please apply online explaining how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification and job description. CV’s alone will not be considered for this role. 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of suitable applicants.

Additional information

We are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

We engage our staff with a variety of learning types including face-to-face and virtual learning because we want to ensure our staff understand our values and behaviours, grow their skills and develop their careers.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

We do not accept speculative CVs from any source.

Please note, we will primarily contact candidates by e-mail throughout the recruitment process, please monitor your email junk / spam folder as our system generated emails may be allocated to these folders by your email settings.

If you experience difficulties with the recruitment application process, please contact the recruitment team by email:

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