Senior Housing Regulation Officer x 3
- Directorate: Housing and Property
- Job Ref: HS01-1904
- Positions available: 3
- Salary: ££34,063 to £38,375 per annum inclusive of local weighting allowance. A market supplement of £5199 is also payable
- Pay Level: 6
- Contract Type: Permanent
- Working Hours: Full-time
- Location: Slough, Berkshire
- DBS requirement: Standard
What you’ll be doing:
Are you passionate and committed to improving the quality and safety of housing? Are looking for an exciting opportunity for career development in a supervisory role, where you will be encouraged to use your initiative to shape and improve service delivery?
If you are an environmental health or housing professional, educated to degree level or equivalent within relevant professional or technical area then we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team.
Working within our busy Housing Regulation Team you will be given a varied and challenging case load which you will be expected to manage with limited supervision. You will be required to tenaciously pursue investigations involving ‘rogue landlords’, taking enforcement action where appropriate. You will also be encouraged to develop your own pro-active interventions to support local landlords and tenants to comply with their obligations and understand their legal rights.
The successful candidate will have a degree in environmental health or housing; or equivalent qualifications or experience. They will have some experience of working in an environmental health or housing field and an understanding of HHSRS and HMO and Selective Licensing processes; though applications from newly qualified or less experienced candidates are also welcome. Most importantly the candidate will be enthusiastic, highly inquisitive and have a passion for protecting the public and improving housing standards.
Our vision is to make a difference to our communities and our environment and we would love you to join us in our mission! All of our employees, whatever their job, contribute greatly to delivering services to local people - either directly, or by supporting colleagues. We celebrate diversity and are continuously striving for our residents to enjoy fulfilling prosperous and healthy lives.
What we offer:
We offer a supportive place to grow and develop your career with a real opportunity for your input to be valued and heard. Ambition and innovation will be required now more than ever and you will join a friendly and collaborative environment where you are encouraged to thrive.
Alongside a competitive salary, we provide:
- 26 days annual leave (not including Bank holidays), rising to 30 days between 2 - 5 years’ service and 33 days after 5 years’ service.
- The Local Government Pension Scheme
We offer a wider range of great benefits including:
- Flexible and hybrid working options to promote work-life balance
- Our commitment to equality and diversity through a range of employee networks
- Wellbeing initiatives
- Tax - free childcare and childcare services
- Season loan ticket - to help with the cost of your rail / bus journey to & from work.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Hiring Manager Rhian Richards, Housing Regulation Manager on 01753 477396.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. If appointed, all posts will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.
Slough Borough Council is an inclusive employer and we encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We select staff on merit and we foster a workforce where people are valued, and represents the local communities that we serve. Slough Borough Council is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer.
We want our application process to be open and accessible. If you wish to make your application in an alternative format, please email Recruitment@slough.gov.uk quoting the job reference – our Accessibility Statement has more information.