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Environmental Health Officer / Private Sector Housing Officer

Employer
Buckingham Futures
Location
East of England
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
27 Apr 2024

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Sector
Private Sector
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Our client in the East of England is recruiting for an Environmental Health Officer / Private Sector Housing Officer to start asap initially for 6 months to undertake a caseload of private sector housing (including complaint investigation, HMO inspections, and HMO licensing) and statutory nuisance work (predominantly noise).

  Main Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Inspections of private sector properties, responding to tenant complaints, drawing up schedules of condition & disrepair. 
  • Assessing properties in accordance with Housing Health and Safety Rating System/Decent Homes Standard. 
  • Preparation of enforcement notices. 
  • Identifying empty properties and working with team to bring these back into use.  
  • Develop processes/procedures, including flow charts, for how to deal with empty properties. 
  • Assist with monitoring and delivery of such contracts.  
  • Identify HMOs, register HMOs and prepare licences where required, inspecting and advising tenants, landlords and others. 
  • Advise customers on private sector renewal issues, including home energy efficiency and liaise with colleagues and outside agencies to ensure the customer receives a full range of advice on services available.  

Education and Experience

  • Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) 
  • Experience in Housing with either a Local Authority or RSL or relevant voluntary or private sector housing organisation 
  • Knowledge Private Sector Decent Homes Standard Housing Renewal and practical enforcement knowledge 
  • Working knowledge of the Housing Health and Safety Rating System

To register your interest please email info@buckinghamfutures.com or call Vanessa, Mohamed, or Dannika at 020 8125 4321. 

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