Private Sector Housing Enforcement Officer

£25.00 - £35.00 per hour
11 Jun 2019
09 Jul 2019
Laura Costa
Job Type

Private Sector Housing Enforcement Officer required in Southend for a public sector organisation.

Your new company
HHSRS accredited Private Sector Housing Enforcement Officer required in Southend for a public sector organisation.

The team are responsible for providing specialised services and technical advice relating to the work of Environmental Protection within Housing, where appropriate assuming and exercising delegated statutory authority whilst assisting in policy development and ensuring all tenancies are correctly managed.

Your new role
As a HHSRS accredited Private Sector Housing Enforcement Officer you will be responsible for enforcing and managing the appropriate legislative provisions, ensuring statutory responsibilities are properly and effectively discharged in relation to housing, including Houses in Multiple Occupation. You will contribute to providing professional and technical advice whilst undertaking Environmental Health Housing enforcement and inspection duties.

* To undertake inspections, surveys and investigations under relevant Environmental Health Legislation, including visiting sites and taking necessary action
* Prepare reports and make recommendations for legal proceedings and provide briefings for legal representatives.
* Participate in the development of intervention strategies for public health policies and procedures within the private sector housing discipline.
* Initiate and support Officers as well as overseeing cases in relation to the housing licensing schemes, proactively identifying relevant properties that require a licence and carrying out works in default

What you'll need to succeed
To be the successful candidate you will be HHSRS accredited and an experienced Environmental Health Enforcement Officer specialising in environmental housing and licensing. You will also be a registered member of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH).
You will have experience of identifying and taking enforcement action in Single Family Dwellings and Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) as well as experience of using an Environmental Health Complaints system.
Excellent communication and organisation skills are essential for this role.
Clear knowledge and understanding of carrying out inspections and preparing reports.

What you'll get in return
Competitive Market hourly rate
Long-term contract

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