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Technician Building Control

  • Employer: Southwark Council
  • Reference: SW/24/282918
  • Published: Tue 04/06/2024, 12:00 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 24/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £30,309 - £35,313
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Southwark, London , Southwark

About Southwark:

We are the largest local authority social landlord in London, managing 55,000 homes lived in by 40% of Southwark’s residents. We are home to over 18,300 businesses including iconic London venues and social enterprises and we have a young, diverse and growing population.

At Southwark we are committed to making our borough just and fair and are taking positive action to tackle inequalities.  Our residents and communities are our greatest asset and the passion we have for Southwark is shared by millions of Londoners who enjoy our outstanding cultural offer, use our hospitals and attend our universities. Our refreshed borough plan and focus on Southwark Stands Together, (which is our work with Southwark’s communities and the council’s staff to tackle racism, injustice and inequality) underpins all that we do.

The Role:

Southwark is a large, ambitious and progressive council with a ‘can do’ attitude and enviable reputation. We are committed to ensuring that both our residents and businesses are central to everything we do.

Only the best is good enough for our customers. We are ambitious and have a growth and regeneration agenda with plans to build 11,000 new council homes in the borough, in addition, major regeneration programmes are underway including the town centre regenerations in Elephant and Castle and Canada Water.

These projects will encompass a mixture of major commercial and residential buildings and be valued at over three-billion pounds. Predominantly you will be a technical specialist and will assess plans and attend regular design and site meetings with clients to discuss and inspect what are often leading edge and innovative construction solutions.

You will play a primary role in ensuring our performance standards, resources, and income are sufficient to sustain a world class building control service.

About you

As one of Southwark’s technical experts, you will be qualified or you will work towards a building control technical qualification and be able to evidence continual professional development. We will support you to continue with your professional development.

Benefits and more information:

In your role, we want you to feel supported, challenged and rewarded. You will benefit from our family-friendly policies including flexible working, home working, and a local government pension scheme, plus many other staff benefits. You will join a motivated, driven and supportive team that strives for excellence and values its members. You will also be part of a successful and high-achieving development team that is making a real difference to the lives of residents in the borough. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit our Staff Benefits page.

Recruitment timetable

  • Closing date 24 June 2024.
  • Interview date 4 July 2024.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme:

As part of our commitment to inclusion, we offer guaranteed interviews for specific groups of people. To qualify, you'll need to meet the minimum requirements for the role, and identify with one of the below criteria:

  • Members of the Armed Forces and veterans.
  • Are currently in care or have previously been in care.
  • If you consider yourself to be disabled or if you have a long-term health condition.

We are an organisation who is passionate about our people and understands that richness of diversity is a requirement to provide the best possible services to our communities. This is demonstrated through our council-wide ambitious commitment to tackle racial inequality in our communities and workforce through our Southwark Stands Together programme. We particularly welcome applications from members of the Black, Asian and ethnic minority communities to increase representation at senior management level in the Council. 

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How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

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  • Employer: Southwark Council
  • Reference: SW/24/282918
  • Published: Tue 04/06/2024, 12:00 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 24/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £30,309 - £35,313
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Southwark, London , Southwark

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