Private Sector Housing Officer

Location
East Sussex
Salary
£25,951 - £30,153
Posted
27 Jul 2017
Closes
14 Aug 2017
Ref
B&H02857
Sector
Housing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Brighton & Hove City Council

Private Sector Housing Officer

REF. B&H02857

Permanent, Full Time

£25,951 - £30,153

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a small team in the city of Brighton & Hove to help us deliver safe, well managed accommodation for our residents living in private sector housing. The post will be in the Private Sector Housing Team.

The team is responsible for delivering licensing of larger houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) city-wide plus two additional licensing schemes for smaller HMOs in 12 wards of the city and dealing with service requests from residents.

We are looking for 2 enthusiastic and highly-motivated individuals who wish to progress in the field of private sector housing in the role of Private Sector Housing Officer. You must be educated to NVQ Level 4 in building studies, environmental health housing law or fire safety, or have equivalent knowledge gained from relevant experience of assessing residential properties in terms of design, construction and health & safety issues.  A working knowledge of the relevant Housing Act, Building Act or Public Health legislation would be an advantage.

You will have effective organisational, communication and IT skills and be flexible in response to caseload demands, undertaking inspections, assessing and reporting on conditions in residential premises.

If you need further information, please contact Mike Slagter, Private Sector Housing Manager on 01273 292423 or email: mike.slagter@brighton-hove.gov.uk (Please note that applications should not be submitted to this email address and any that are will not be assessed).

As part of Brighton & Hove City Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.

Brighton & Hove City Council does not accept CV or resumes and any submitted will not be assessed.

To discover more and apply, please click on the ‘Apply’ button.

Closing date: Monday 14th August 2017