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Job roles

Housing Officer
Housing Officers work for local authorities or housing associations to manage rented accommodation including solving problems raised by tenants, organising maintenance, allocating properties and dealing with payment issues. Housing Policy Officers develop policies for local authorities or housing associations.
Job profile of a Housing Manager/Officer from the Prospects website
Job profile of a Housing Adviser from the TARGET Jobs website 
Job profile of a Housing Policy Officer from the National Careers Service website

Local Government Careers
Developing policies and delivering local services. There are a huge variety of roles within local government including roles in social care, housing and education to name just a few.
Job profile of a Local Government Officer from the Prospects website 
Job profile of a Local Government Administrator from the TARGET Jobs website

Architecture
Architect
Working in the construction industry, Architects can be involved with buildings old and new.  They may be designing new buildings and extensions or in planning alternations to existing buildings and advising on restorations and conservation.
Job profile of an Architect on the Prospects website
Job profile of an Architect on the Target Jobs website
Job profile of an Architect on the National Career Service website

Architectural Technologist
Architectural technologists are specialists in the science of architecture, building design and construction. They work closely with architects and help to turn the architect's concept into reality in the completed construction. Concerned with the technical side of design, they ensure that an attractive functional building performs successfully.
Job profile of an Architectural Technologist on the Target Jobs website
Job profile of an Architectural Technologist on the National Careers Service website
Job profile of an Architectural Technologist on the Prospects website

Interior and Spatial Designer
Interior and Spatial Designers design, plan and construct interior spaces.  This could involve restructuring of spaces, fixtures and fittings, lighting and decoration.  This role typically involves working closely with clients and construction professionals.
Job profile of an Interior and Spatial Designer on the Prospects website
Job profile of an Interior Designer on the National Careers Service website
Job profile of an Interior Designer on the All About Careers website

Property and Construction
Building surveyor
Building control surveyor
Building services engineer
Consulting civil engineer
Contracting civil engineer

Commercial/residential surveyor
Construction site manager
Engineering geologist
Estate agent
Facilities manager
Historic buildings inspector/conservation officer
Housing manager/officer
Landscape architect
Minerals surveyor
Mining engineer
Planning and development surveyor
Project manager
Quantity surveyor
Rural practice surveyor
Site engineer
Structural engineer
Town planner
Water engineer

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Last Updated: 03/05/2022