Technical Officer – Lightbulb

Technical Officer – Lightbulb

GBP 24,964 to GBP 30,153 per annum pro rata

Three days per week, 22.5 hours, flexible regarding the days.

Permanent Contract

You will be based at Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council

Lightbulb is a partnership Programme supported by the seven District Councils in Leicestershire and Leicestershire County Council. It brings together a range of practical housing support into a single point of access or referral. The overall ambition is to maximise the contribution that housing support can play in keeping vulnerable people independent in their homes.

The Technical Officer will develop appropriate schemes of adaptations to properties to meet the needs of disabled people in accordance with statutory and Lightbulb policy.You will work closely with specialists such as Occupational Therapists, Housing Support Coordinators, builders and architects. You will provide advice and support to customers and colleagues on the technical aspects of carrying out adaptations to properties.

You will have experience of working with individuals to identify and resolve problems, of managing contractors and successfully undertaking planned work. You will be able to write schedules of work and provide sketches/technical drawings.

Ability to manage a varied and complex caseload with minimum supervision, to prioritise own workload and meet deadlines is essential as is the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.


 To find out more about the job and what it is like to work for us, please contact Teresa Neal, Lightbulb Service Manager on 0116 272 7687 for an informal discussion.


Closing date: 23rdJanuary 2018          


Interview date: 29thJanuary 2018         


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