DFG & Housing Enforcement Officer

£30,435 - £32,972
08 May 2019
28 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

DFG & Housing Enforcement Officer

Full time


£30,435 - £32,972 - (Band 6)

Eastleigh Borough Council is an ambitious and progressive council and we are recognised for our innovation and achievements, whilst delivering a high-quality service to our customers and the community.

We are looking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced DFG & Housing Enforcement Officer.

Areas of responsibility will focus primarily on building/surveying activities relating to the delivery of Disabled Facilities Grants for elderly and disabled residents needing to adapt their homes. You will be expected to carry out site and property surveys, prepare scale drawings, work schedules and specifications, and liaise with contractors and clients throughout the work schedule.

You will need to have a good standard of general education and have a City & Guilds Level 2/3 in a building related subject or equivalent. Experience of carrying out work related to Disabled Facilities Grants is essential.

The role will also include as a secondary element, work relating to Housing Enforcement and HMO Licencing matters. Experience of this area of work, in particular the Housing Health & Safety Rating System (HHSRS), is advantageous but not essential.

At Eastleigh, we are committed to supporting and developing all our staff and creating a culture that is inclusive, innovative and enjoyable. We offer excellent opportunities for continuous professional development and support our staff in maintaining a good work-life balance through our innovative flexi time system. We also have an excellent package of benefits including:

  • 25-28 days’ annual leave dependent on service (pro rata)
  • Flexible working arrangements and ability to accrue up to 2 days’ additional flexi leave per month (subject to operational requirements, pro rata for part time)
  • Defined Benefit Pension Scheme
  • Places Leisure, Eastleigh – 30% off Full Membership
  • Confidential Employee Advice and Support Programme
  • Car and Season Ticket loans
  • Excellent working environment
  • Support for continuous professional development
  • Good work-life balance

If you are excited by this opportunity and feel you have the skills, experience and attitude we are looking for, we would love to hear from you.

For further information and to apply please visit www.eastleigh.gov.uk

Closing date: 28 May 2019                     

Interview date: 10 June 2019