Enforcement Officer (Housing)

Bradford MDC
West Yorkshire
£27,741 - £29,577 (Pro rata for Part Time Posts)
09 Jun 2021
04 Jul 2021
Contract Type

Department of Place
Enforcement Officer (Housing)
Band/Grade: SO1  £27,741 - £29,577 pa (Pro rata for Part Time Posts)
37 hours per week
Based at Margaret McMillan Tower, Princes Way, Bradford

The Code of Practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 requires that Councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in English.

The criteria under special knowledge and experience on the job profile which is shown in this advert outlines what level of fluency you will be expected to demonstrate.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide examples in your application.

We currently require an Enforcement Officer in our Housing service based in the Housing Standards Team. 

The post is within an existing team and involves:

  • Visiting and inspecting properties, including flats and houses in multiple occupation.
  • The ability to investigate and resolve a wide range of service requests in relation to Environmental Health and Housing
  • Being able to provide clear verbal and written high level advice to a wide range of specialist and non specialist audiences, including assisting clients to comply with legislative requirements
  • Being able to demonstrate the preparation, drafting and service of enforcement notices and the collection and preparation of evidence to support prosecution of offences
  • The ability to apply legislative and technical understanding to a wide variety of licence or registration applications.

To apply you will need

  • Either an NVQ Level IV or equivalent in an area related to Environmental Health or Housing Enforcement or Criminal investigation with some experience of enforcement work and /or experience of working with regulatory and legal systems OR
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience of regulatory/enforcement/legal systems.

The current vacancies are within the Housing Standards teams but the post of Enforcement Officer is a generic post and you may be required to undertake duties across more than one of the other Housing teams.  

For an informal discussion after receiving an application pack, please contact Shonu Miah, Housing Standards Manager (Housing Operations) on 01274 434726 or shonu.miah@bradford.gov.uk

To apply, please click Apply

Closing date: 4th July