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Access Advisor

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About the Role

The Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE) are seeking an experienced professional to help deliver inclusive environments. The role will require you to undertake access audits of existing buildings and design appraisal reviews of new developments or refurbishment projects, providing advice and recommendation based on current regulations and good practice. This is a great opportunity to work within a renowned consultancy with the opportunity to work on a variety of access projects.

About You

You are someone who is interested and knowledgeable in accessibility and inclusive design, looking to work in a leading company. The successful candidate will be passionate about what they do, and willing to promote our service.

You will be organised, proactive and be a confident user of Microsoft programs. You will need to know how to read and interpret architectural plans and have a working knowledge of current policies, Building Regulations and good practice guidance such as BS 8300 and the Wheelchair Housing Design Guide.

About Us

CAE have been a leading authority on inclusive design for over 50 years. We provide consultancy, training, research and publications on building design and management to meet all user needs, including disabled and older people. CAE pioneered the provision of access guidance for building designers based on collaborative research with disabled people. CAE is a leader in developing the case for designing for disabled people in inclusive design.
As recognised experts in the field CAE helps organisations meet their duties under the Equality Act 2010 through our research, consultancy, training and guidance publications.

CAE is a trading name of Habinteg Housing Association, who have been a leading provider of affordable accessible homes for over 40 years and are champions of the Lifetime Homes Standard.

A full job description is available here

Closing date: Sunday 10th July 2022
Interview date: Week commencing 11th July 2022

To apply please click here

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the HR department:
E-mail: recruitment@habinteg.org.uk
Tel: 020 7822 8700

Company

Habinteg is an equal opportunities employer aims to be an employer of choice. We offer a comprehensive and person-centred employment package to our staff. This includes:

  • Flexible approach to working week including full-time, part-time and job-sharing possibilities.
  • Annual interest-free season ticket loan.
  • Welcoming, accessible work environments.
  • Training and development programme including study leave.
  • Ethical pension scheme from the Pensions Trust.
  • Secondment opportunities.

Being open and honest about our performance is an essential part of our culture. This is why we place importance on independent assessment of our organisation as an employer. We are proud to hold a Gold Standard Investors in People accreditation.

Habinteg has been a leading provider of affordable accessible homes for over 40 years. A third of the homes we provide are designed to wheelchair standard and our schemes – from Tyneside to Cornwall - provide sustainable, inclusive neighbourhoods for disabled and non-disabled people to share and enjoy.  We are champions of the Lifetime Homes Standard and have recently welcomed the Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE) on board as a subsidiary. In our five year business plan we commit to sharing our expertise and influencing policy so that society includes disabled people with a places to live that meet their needs and maximise independence.

Habinteg acknowledges its responsibility and commitment to the communities in which it works and recognises that in society certain groups and individuals are discriminated against. Therefore, Habinteg is committed to taking positive action to help redress the effects of unfair discrimination and disadvantage in order to ensure equality of opportunity becomes an integral feature in all of its activities. This includes:

  • The provision of housing and services
  • Recruitment, employment and training
  • Housing development and contractors
  • Governing body and management committees
Find Us
Website
Telephone
0300 365 3100
Location
Habinteg Housing Association Chapman House Unit 1
Adwalton Business Park 132 Wakefield Road
Drighlington
Bradford
BD11 1DR
United Kingdom
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