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Private Sector Housing Officer

Oyster Partnership
£40,000 Per Annum+
Closing date
15 Jan 2022
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Are you looking for your next contract to take you right through past the summer?...

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I am currently working with a local authority based in the South West looking for a experienced Private Sector Housing Officer on a contract starting off at 6 months with likely extension to 9 due to the heavy workload they currently have.

What your day to day duties will look like?: 

Undertake inspections of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) using the Housing Health & Safety Rating System (HHSRS) to identify disrepair, means of escape in case of fire and adherence to management standards.

Undertake inspections in private housing using the Housing, Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) to identify deficiencies in habitation, causes of disrepair and overcrowding and give advice and information as required.

Carry out investigations of unlicensed HMO premises, working with multi agency partners as necessary. Including collation of evidence, undertaking inspection and serving HMO Declaration as required.

To provide clear and detailed advice in response to queries about the application and enforcement of complex legislation and management regulations to a broad range of stakeholders.

Prepare licence documentation in line with legislative requirements and schedules where necessary which set out works required to bring properties up to statutory and council standards.

Take action where necessary to ensure compliance with relevant legislation, including the preparation and service of statutory notices, orders and demands in accordance with prescribed forms and procedures.

Prepare prosecution papers and give evidence at Magistrates Court in the formal enforcement of statutory notices.

Prepare papers and legal statements, and represent the Council in First Tier Tribunal-Property Chamber (Residential Property) appeals and provide expert witness evidence.

Organise default works including preparation of work schedules, checking returned tenders and ensuring works are carried out to an acceptable standard.

You will be majority based WFH and will only be expected to be on site to do your visits, going to the office is not necessary. 

Contract Details

  • Full time ( 37 hours ) 
  • 6-9 month contract
  • Start date: Immediately
  • Flexible working: YES
  • Rate: £35.00 Per hour 

If you're looking for contract security and you're looking for a contract to take you right through past the summer then please get in touch!

0207 766 900

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