Private Sector Housing Manager
Buckingham Futures have an exciting opportunity in Surrey, our client is recruiting for a Private Sector Housing Manager to start asap, to focus on private sector housing complaints and property licensing.
- To oversee and manage both the Private Sector Housing team and the councils in-house Home Improvement Agency. To be responsible for the Council’s Housing Enforcement Policy and Private Sector Housing Financial Assistance Policy Ensure the policy is reviewed and revised regularly in conjunction with Head of Housing, CMB and Members. To ensure a comprehensive and effective set of performance and activity measures is in place for the PSH service and that these are maintained, reported and reviewed. To endeavour adequate handling of requests and complaints from members of the public about poor housing conditions · To oversee and ensure the achievement of minimum standards of health and safety in Houses in Multiple Occupation and administration of the Council’s HMO Licensing Scheme including: Identification and maintenance of HMO database Proactive inspection of HMO dwellings Adequate handling of enquiries about, and applications for, HMO licences and assessing applications, issuing licences and monitoring compliance with licence conditions Taking enforcement action in relation to non-compliance with licence conditions, not having a licence or otherwise not complying with statutory HMO requirements.
- Previous experience managing a large team Knowledge of the Housing Health and Safety Rating System Requirements of the 2004 Housing Act & how they affect Houses of Multiple Occupation. Good knowledge of building construction and maintenance. Working knowledge of landlord/tenant issues and general housing legislation Relevant Degree, Member of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, RICS or CIOH.Experience of inspection of residential properties, including multi-occupied for disrepair and fire precaution issues. Assessments of housing conditions using the Housing Health and Safety Rating System & associated guidance including LACORS Experience of working in a private sector housing enforcement l HHSRS qualification
Competitive rate depending on level and experience.