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EHO - Housing

Osborne Richardson
North West England
Up to £40 per day
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

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Technical / Scientific
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Our client, based in the North West are currently looking to recruit two full-time Housing Enforcement Officers in our Housing Compliance and Enforcement team.

The Housing Compliance and Enforcement Team lead on the enforcement of standards in the Private Rented Sector and provide support and guidance to tenants and landlords. Officers deal with reports of housing disrepair and health and safety matters in rented properties, taking enforcement action, when necessary, as well as undertaking the administration and enforcement of Mandatory HMO licensing and Selective licensing within the City, working on proactive projects to tackle rogue landlords, as well as investigating tenancy relations issues e.g. illegal evictions. More detailed information can be found in the accompanying Role Profile.
To succeed in this role, you will need as a minimum:

In depth knowledge, understanding and practical application of housing legislation or a degree in Environmental Health or an HNC in Environmental Health
Experience of giving specialist and technical advice, guidance and assistance to others.
Experience of undertaking inspections and investigating complaints, and completing associated paperwork

Experience of engagement with neighbourhood problem solving approaches with partners in order to coordinate activities to best meet the needs of communities.

The role will require candidates to administer a range of interventions and enforcement sanctions in line with statute and council policies and processes. As well as undertaking work to investigate breaches of legislation, in accordance with the Police and Criminal Evidence Act

Successful applicants will gain the opportunity to work in a dynamic and well regarded team, working flexibly with good hybrid working conditions getting paid £40PH Umbrella.


About Osborne Richardson

Osborne Richardson are the market leading provider of professional Environmental Health recruitment services throughout the UK and have been providing services to Local Authorities and the private sector for 30 years.

We are able to offer a range of staffing solutions from short term contract to longer term consultancy services, from 1 member of temporary staff to a whole team of Consultants or permanent appointments.

Clients value our honesty and integrity and we have worked in partnership to develop long standing relationships across our network that allow us to deliver a professional and reliable service.

For job seekers, our unrivalled technical knowledge and long standing connections to the environmental health profession allows us to offer unbiased and informed advice to those at all stages of their career whether working on a contract or permanent basis.

For more information about how we can help and to see all of our current opportunities please visit our website

Osborne Richardson

3rd Floor, 66-68 Margaret Street, London W1W 8SR

Tel 0207 580 1500






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