Senior Housing Enforcement Officer

West Midlands
£32,234 - £38,890
16 Oct 2020
01 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Housing Enforcement Officer

Salary - £32,234 - £38,890

Contract Type: Full Time Permanent

This is an exciting time for Coventry City Council; awarded the UK City of Culture for 2021, with a rapidly expanding population and a buoyant and growing private rented sector, keeping residents safe and tackling poor housing conditions is a key strategic priority for the Council.

We are looking for a full time Senior Housing Enforcement Officer who is able to manage, motivate and lead staff in the day to day operation of the Housing Enforcement Team.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with landlords, tenants and residents in a Private Sector housing setting and have experience in taking enforcement action including prosecutions and civil penalties. Knowledge of HHSRS and other legislation specific to housing standards is a key requirement of this role.

You will also be responsible for managing the Housing Enforcement Officers who respond to service requests from residents, taking part in pro-active enforcement action and leading on other projects in the private rented sector.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team undertaking law enforcement in the private rented sector.

As the Senior Housing Enforcement Officer, you will be educated to degree level in Building or similar discipline or have equivalent knowledge from relevant work experience and have supervisory/management skills.

The ability to communicate complex issues and work on your own initiative or as part of a team is key as well as being able to cut to the heart of a problem and find a suitable resolution.

If you are motivated, professional in your approach and you want to make a difference by protecting, sustaining and improving the quality of life for people living in private rented accommodation in Coventry we want you.

Interview date(s): 11/11/2020 + 13/11/2020

Closing Date: 01 November 2020

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