Private Sector Housing Officer

£31,401 - £34,106
28 Nov 2018
07 Jan 2019
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time

Private Sector Housing Officer

£31,401 - £34,106 per annum

Location: City Hall, Norwich

37 hours per week

Permanent position

Ref: PSN000830

Norwich is looking for a Private Sector Housing Officer working to improve housing conditions within the City.

The City has a large private rented sector with over 14 thousand privately rented homes. Some 20 percent are estimated to have a category 1 hazard. You will work to improve the condition and management of properties, investigating poor housing conditions using the HHSRS and other housing enforcement legislation. Duties include HMO inspections; investigating and responding to complaints in relation to housing conditions; providing advice; giving warnings and service of legal notices and prosecutions where necessary.

We are looking for a Private Sector Housing Officer with experience of working in a fast-paced local government housing enforcement environment. Ideally you will have experience of Houses in Multiple Occupation and the application of HHSRS as well as court or tribunal experience. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be confident working with landlords, agents and tenants as well as a range of related agencies. We are looking for a highly motivated officer with relevant enforcement experience or completion of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health’s (CIEH) assessment of professional competence.

For information regarding this position please contact Ellen Spencer, Private Sector Housing on 01603 212356.

To apply, please visit our website.

Closing date: 7 January 2019.

Interviews: 16 January 2019.

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