Our client located in West London are looking to appoint an experienced Principal Private Sector Housing Officer. They need someone to manage a team delivering a high quality, responsive private sector housing service that meets the needs of its customers You will be responsible for ensuring enforcement action taken is in line with legislation and Council policies that may include issuing formal notices, fixed penalties, cautions, and prosecution action. The hiring manager need you to supervise the granting of licences, ensuring all legal provisions are met and licence conditions are appropriate and be responsible for the security of evidence held and act as a witness in prosecution and tribunal cases when required.
To be successful you will need to have experience, working in another Local Authority, supervising the delivery of excellent customer service, providing operational leadership in improving housing conditions in the private rented sector and improving the management and conditions in HMOs through licensing and enforcement. In order to be considered you must also possess either a BSc or Higher Degree or Diploma in Environmental Health, or another relevant degree and must be Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) qualified. .
Our client requires someone who can start ASAP. the contract will run for an initial 3 months but this is expected to be extended for further 3 months. Pay rates will reflect your experience and qualifications between £40PH -£48PH Umbrella and several years managing a Private Sector Housing Team will put you at the top end.