Principal Private Sector Housing Enforcement and Licensing Officer
£41,607 - £48,576
We are looking for an experienced Environmental Health Housing Enforcement Officer who is focused on ensuring that we deliver the highest standards of customer care while fulfilling our statutory responsibilities.
You will be required to manage a complex caseload and provide expert and specialist knowledge to a regulatory service that is responsible for protecting the community, using relevant legislation to control and enforce in the Private Sector Housing Enforcement and Licensing Team. You will assist in the maintenance and improvement of the borough’s environment and well-being by identifying, investigating and effectively dealing with breaches of legislation through written or verbal advice or warnings, notices, seizures and other legal action in accordance with the Enforcement Concordat, and Enforcement Protocol. You will assist with the organisation and training of junior officers including trainees who may not be Southwark employees, providing mentoring and guidance to Enforcement Officers. You will be prepared to represent the division, department and council on matters relating to their area of professional expertise.
Strong communication skills are important and you will be required to work with other Council departments, members of the public, tenants and landlords.
The post is based in the offices at Queens Road, Peckham, SE15.
For an informal discussion about the posts contact Emma Trott 020 7525 5773 or Laura Wilkinson 020 7525 5787.
Closing date: 4 October 2021
Interview date: 12 October 2021