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Technical Officer

Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
Chester, Cheshire
Salary £37,029.81
Closing date
27 Jul 2022

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Permeant – Full Time – 36 Hours

ForHousing is a social purpose business that positively impacts communities by reinvesting profits, building vibrant and safe communities. We know that together we achieve more so we work with a range of like-minded partners to deliver positive change in communities and improve lives.

We can only do this if we’ve got people with as much enthusiasm and passion as we have for making things happen. The housing Management Contract team are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic person to join our team as a Technical Officer.

Providing advice, assistance and support to customers who maybe older or disabled people and other vulnerable individuals who wish to repair, adapt or improve their homes. You’ll play an integral role in our team, managing the technical surveys, planning and scheduling works to ensure the highest of quality and consistency of workmanship in the customers properties and its contractors, ensuring compliance within scope, specification and building regulations.

Candidates will have, or will be working towards, HNC / HND in Building, Building Surveying and ideally be a member of a construction related professional body, i.e., CIOB, RICS, CIBSE. With extensive knowledge of construction and adaptation technologies and excellent team management experience, you’ll have experience of working with older, vulnerable or disabled people on client managed contracts.

Candidates must hold a full driving licence.

You will receive a competitive remuneration and generous benefits package, with the opportunity to choose additional flexible benefits including additional holiday and levels of healthcare. The roles are agile which means you have choice over where you work, whether that be in one of our collaboration spaces, in the community, a coffee shop or at home. This flexibility gives you the space to focus on balancing your work, your wellbeing and home life, as well as having a positive impact on the environment by travelling less. We welcome discussions about a wide range of flexible working opportunities which benefit you and ForHousing.


We value diversity of thought and believe this comes from diversity of backgrounds. We welcome applicants from across the spectrum of all: race, gender, ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, age, religion, spirituality, identity and experience. We also welcome applicants from the Armed Forces community.

Closing date: 20th July 2022



Blue Octopus partners with employers from a multitude of different sectors and industries, using our next generation technology and recruitment expertise to help attract, engage and hire the best talent for their unique career opportunities. We know that having the right people in place is crucial to every business’ current and future successes, regardless of the area they operate in.

Over the last decade, our experience has allowed us to specialise in several sectors, including social housing.

Blue Octopus has a strong history of working with social housing providers to help them hire the best talent and improve their talent management processes. This experience, coupled with knowledge developed over time, has allowed us to fully understand both the market itself and the skills required within the sector. We understand that operating at a high standard, efficiently and cost-effectively, is vital for our clients in the Social Housing sector, who provide a much-needed service for their tenants.

Find Us
Octo House, 2 Station Road
West Yorkshire
LS21 3HX
United Kingdom
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