Housing Renewal Team Leader
Up to full time (37 hours per week) | Permanent | £31,099 – £34,723 per annum, pro rata (pay award pending)
We are looking for a Housing Renewal Team Leader to join our Public Health and Community Safety team at our offices in Bideford, working up to 37 hours per week. Please specify how many hours you would like to work, and the working pattern that would best suit your lifestyle, on your application form.
As a Housing Renewal Team Leader working at Torridge, you will be responsible for leading and managing the Housing Renewal team which is made up of 4 officers. You will lead all functions of the enforcement and disabled facilities grant to secure a healthy and safe living environment through the provision of advice, financial assistance, education and enforcement of statutory provisions relating to housing conditions.
The ideal candidate will hold a Level 4 HNC building qualification or have relevant equivalent qualifications and/or experience.
Closing Date: 12 July 2023
Housing Renewal Case Officer
Up to full time (37 hours per week) | Permanent | £23,194 – £24,496 per annum, pro rata (pay award pending)
We are looking for two Housing Renewal Case Officers to join our Public Health and Community Safety team at our offices in Bideford, working up to 37 hours per week. Please specify how many hours you would like to work, and the working pattern that would best suit your lifestyle, on your application form.
As a Housing Renewal Case Officer working at Torridge, you will make a real difference to your community and the lives of some of our most vulnerable residents. You will be responsible for the enforcement of relevant housing policies and securing grants to ensure residents are able to live in a healthy and safe environment.
Although not essential, the ideal candidate will hold a Level 4 HNC building qualification or have equivalent knowledge of building construction, private sector housing legislation or experience in the delivery of grants. If you feel that you don’t have this level of experience, although are genuinely interested in this role and feel your skills are a good fit, please get in touch as training will be provided to help you develop and to ensure you maintain your competency.
Closing Date: 28 July 2023
Community Safety and Public Health Officer
Full time (37 hours per week) | Permanent | £31,099 – £34,723 per annum (pay award pending)
We are looking for a Community Safety and Public Health Officer to join our team based at our offices in Bideford.
The successful candidate will lead the delivery of the Council’s Community Safety and Public Health work by developing partnerships with officers, agencies and organisations to promote a community safety culture throughout the authority’s services, ensuring that the Council meets its statutory obligations under relevant legislation such as the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 and Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014.
We are looking for someone who has a Level 4 Higher National Diploma/NVQ in a relevant subject field, or someone who is able to demonstrate equivalent experience.
Closing Date: 27 July 2023
Waste and Recycling Manager
£31,099 – £34,723 per annum | Full Time (37 hours per week)| Permanent
Are you an experienced manager looking for an exciting new challenge? We may have the perfect role for you! An opportunity has arisen within our Operational Services team, the post holder will directly manage our Waste and Recycling Supervisors and Admin Support team, therefore it is essential for candidates to have previous management experience.
The successful candidate will lead the day-to-day management of the refuse, recycling, cleansing and administration teams, working closely with the Waste and Recycling Supervisors to provide the highest quality of service to the people of Torridge and supporting all drivers, loaders and operatives to complete their daily tasks.
The Waste and Recycling Manager will be responsible for keeping abreast of industry-wide developments, evaluating ways to continuously improve the service standards and delivery and provide recommendations to the Operational Services Manager on an ongoing basis. They will be responsible for taking the lead on revitalising the recycling education programme, promoting recycling initiatives with the aim of increasing public engagement.
The post holder will deputise for the Operational Services Manager in their absence, and assist them with monitoring progress and reporting statistics, to ensure the service meets Government-set targets.
Closing Date: 26 July 2023
Full time (37 hours per week) | Permanent | Up to £42,503 per annum (plus possible relocation package of up to £8,000)
Are you an experienced General Practice/Estates Surveyor looking for a new challenge and to grow your career? This position is just right for a Chartered Surveyor with experience in asset and estate management.
As a customer focussed, experienced property professional, you will actively shape and deliver a range of services across the Council’s portfolio. You will be responsible for the effective management of all property related matters including negotiations for acquisitions and disposals, granting of leases and rent reviews.
The post holder will have line management responsibilities for the Estates Officer.
Closing Date : 06 July 2023
37 hours per week | Permanent | Paralegal – £23,194 – £24,496 per annum, pro rata (pay award pending) | Qualified as Solicitor – £38,296 – £42,503 per annum, pro rata (pay award pending)
The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a legal environment and have excellent communication skills, with the ability to evaluate the logic of various arguments. You should also have good IT skills, ideally experience using Microsoft and case management systems.
As a Paralegal working for Torridge, you will get the opportunity to experience the diverse nature of local government law. You will be responsible for preparing routine leases, licences and assisting with property transactions. In addition, you will assist with S106 Agreements, planning matters, litigation matters, public inquiries, and the preparation of grant agreements.
As a Solicitor working for Torridge, you will play an important part in the delivery of legal services to the Council. You will be responsible for a diverse and varied caseload and will provide professional legal advice to members, officers and at committees, enabling the Council to deliver its priorities to the communities it serves.
This role requires you to have a broad understanding of the law affecting local government but also detailed working knowledge and experience in one or more areas of law relevant to local government (e.g. property, conveyancing, environmental health and housing, planning, contract law, litigation)
Closing Date: 28 June 2023