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Private Sector Housing Officer

Broxtowe Borough Council
£36,350 - £38,261
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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EH Practitioner, Technical / Scientific
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details


£36,350 - £38,261 (Grade 10)

Designated car user allowance, flexi-time

Full time 37 hours per week

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Private Sector Housing Officer to assist in the delivery of a wide range of services including Licencing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO), private sector housing enforcement, and caravan site licencing.

You must hold a degree or diploma in Environmental Health, or an HNC in Housing Practice (or equivalent).  Current experience in local authority private sector housing is essential.

Competency in the use of the Housing Health and Safety Rating System and enforcement of private sector housing legislation is highly desirabl

We’re looking for an individual who has experience in:

  • Working in a housing or construction related discipline
  • Undertaking detailed housing inspections and preparing schedules of work
  • Licensing and inspection of Houses in Multiple Occupation
  • Checking construction work for defects
  • Enforcement of private sector housing legislation
  • Use of computerised software systems, including word, excel, outlook.

The ideal candidate would be someone who:

  • Has good planning, organisational and communication skills
  • The ability to maintain clear and concise records
  • The ability to make considered decisions
  • Be enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Has good customer care skills

What you need to know:

The post holder must be able to undertake site inspections

Should you wish to have an informal chat, please contact Sarah North on 0115 917 3092

Please quote reference No: H87

Closing date: 5 June 2024

Why join us?

The Council has five GREAT values which represent our standards and expectations of how we’ll work:

  • Going the extra mile - a strong, caring focus on the needs of all communities
  • Ready for change - innovation and readiness for change
  • Employees - valuing employees and enabling the active involvement of everyone
  • Always improving - continuous improvement and delivering value for money 
  • Transparent - integrity and professional competence 

As a disability confident employer and an organisation that is committed to equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

The Council embraces flexible ways of working to ensure that we can attract the best talent and experience and get the most from our employees. Whilst meeting the needs of our residents is a priority and we can’t guarantee we can accept all flexible working requests, we are happy to discuss your options when you apply for a job with us.

As a Broxtowe Borough Council employee you can enjoy many benefits including a generous pension fund, loyalty awards and family friendly policies to help you balance your work and family life, as well as discounts and offers as part of our employee benefits scheme. You can read more about these at

We Offer

  • a generous annual leave entitlement of 28 days plus 8 days bank holidays.
  • flexible working arrangements including flexi-time
  • gym membership discount at Liberty Leisure
  • access to a benefits package offering discounts on supermarkets, cinema tickets, high street and online retailers







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