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Senior Technical Officer Public Protection/Housing

Bassetlaw District Council
£29,439 - £32,020 pro rata
Closing date
19 Jun 2023

Senior Technical Officer Public Protection/Housing

Environmental Health

Salary Grade 6 i.e. £29,439 - £32,020 per annum pro rata
Permanent, Full Time, working 4 days, 30 hours per week

Bassetlaw District Council lies in North Nottinghamshire. The most populated areas are Worksop and Retford, where approximately 60% of residents live, the remainder of the district is 73 villages. The rural communities are very diverse ranging from small market towns and former mining communities, to very small hamlets.

We expanding our small team and are therefore, looking for a motivated Senior Technical Officer to join to help us ensure that the residents within the Private Rented Sector are living in safe homes. The role will focus on responding to complaints from tenants within the Private Rented Sector, but also includes proactively bringing empty domestic properties back into use, and undertaking overcrowding assessments at the request of residents or on behalf of our council housing team.

We are looking for someone who holds the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) competency certificate and has experience in using the enforcement powers of the Housing Act 2004, along with knowledge of being able to use alternative legislative provisions that can improve housing conditions in the private sector, such as those relating to statutory nuisance.

The post holder will on occasion, work with our colleagues in the Neighbourhoods Team.

The post holder will need to have full driving licence and their own vehicle as the post involves travelling around the district of Bassetlaw including rural areas.

We are committed to recruiting and developing talented individuals to enhance our reputation as a forward thinking, can-do Council.  We will value your contribution, give you access to free healthcare cash plan and benefits and offer discounted car parking of around £4 per month.  We will also provide you with a generous holiday package (rising incrementally each year) plus bank holidays with the option to purchase additional annual leave tax-free, the option of joining a highly attractive pension scheme, access to family friendly policies and flexible working arrangements which includes continuing to utilise the benefits of a mixture of home and office based hybrid working.

We value the diversity of our people and actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. We maintain fair and well thought out recruitment processes at every stage to make sure that everyone is treated equally.

For an informal discussion please contact Hannah Bigden Public Protection Team Leader on 01909 533533 or

To apply, please visit or telephone the HR Team on (01909) 533121. Please quote REQ000186 on the application form and within all correspondence.

Closing date:   19th June 2023

Interview date:  28th June 2023



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