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Cyclical Testing Officer
  • Employer: Islington Council
  • Reference: SSA/5584/WG
  • Published: Thu 04/07/2019, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 28/07/2019, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full Time - 35 hours per week
  • Salary: P01, £34,986 - £36,486 p.a.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: London

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Cyclical Testing Officer

Cyclical Testing Officer

Islington Council are currently recruiting for a Cyclical Testing Officer to work within its cyclical testing and compliance team. With an increasing workload and plans to bring an element of the works in house to improve response times, it is an exciting time for a forward thinking, conscientious engineer to join this small but developing team.

The future success of this project is reliant on the people that strive to allow the service to function efficiently, with a focus on customer care and excellence in all areas of the service delivery.

Reporting into the Cyclical Testing Supervising Inspector, you will be primarily responsible for testing and monitoring the caretaker’s lodges on a monthly basis, and overseeing the weekly water flushing regime across a variety of council owned properties. Your duties will also include assisting the cyclical testing supervising inspector in their duties to control and monitor a number of contractors currently engaged in delivering over 3000 programmed tests per year. You will ensure that all identified remedial and reactive works are raised and subsequently completed to a high standard, in good time, with a clear focus on customer care and value for money. You will effectively assist the cyclical testing manager in the further development and business processes associated with the cyclical testing team.

You will ideally have supervisory experience, a sound technical knowledge of cyclical testing delivery, and the ability to manage your own time and workloads. You will be comfortable in a fast paced, challenging role, which at times will be public facing. As an inspector representing the cyclical testing team, you will be required to encourage and support the Council personnel and volunteers to deliver and maintain the cyclical testing tasks expected of them.

Additional training will include skills around customer services, equalities, safeguarding etc. Your work will be a driving influence in delivering and maintaining a high level of compliance in Islington properties.

Islington Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff, and volunteers to share this commitment.

Benefits for this post include a generous annual leave plus bank holidays, local government salary-related pension, discounted memberships to local leisure centres, cycle to work discount scheme. For more information on benefits, please visit *

Islington Council is an equal opportunity employer.

Closing date: Sunday 28th July 2019 at 23:59

Interview date: TBC

For an informal discussion regarding this role please contact Colin Cotterell on 020 7527 2314 or via email


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