Housing Regulation Lead

Employer
Slough Borough Council
Location
Berkshire
Salary
£45,467 - £50,537
Closing date
2 Mar 2024

Housing Regulation Lead

  • Directorate: Housing and Property
  • Job Ref:  HS01-1907
  • Salary: £45,467 - £50,537 per annum inclusive of local weighting allowance.
  • Pay Level: 8
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Working Hours: Full-time
  • Location: Slough, Berkshire
  • DBS requirement: Basic

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 experienced 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.

You will be responsible for supervising and mentoring officers, providing them with specialist advice relating to housing standards and the Housing Health and Safety Rating System, property licensing, and the investigation of housing related offences, as well as well as managing a case load.

The successful candidate will need to have extensive knowledge of relevant legislation and guidance as well as Membership of a relevant professional body e.g. CIEH, with relevant experience of implementing a variety of regulatory interventions designed to improve housing quality or protect the safety of residents.

Some experience in a supervisory or management role in environmental health is desirable, but not essential.

Our Council:

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.

Interested?

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.

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