Permanent job - Housing Enforcement officer - Public Sector organisation - North London - up to £36K
Your new company
This public sector organisation has a growing private housing sector. It has set clear ambitious objectives through its plan to make it a better place to live, encourage investment and create opportunities that all can share.
Your new role
The Housing Improvement Team has embarked on an ambitious programme of improving the standards of our private rented housing sector. Introducing and rolling out Property Licensing across all types of rented property alongside our reactive frontline complaints process, we aim to tackle poor property condition, landlords and agents who fail to manage their accommodation and tackle those who remain non-complaint.
This is an opportunity to be responsible for a range of frontline private sector housing complaints as well as leading on the organisation misconnections project in partnership with Thames water.
What you'll need to succeed
We are looking for a confident, self-motivated, enthusiastic team player who has experience in public health, housing related complaints and practical experience in drainage investigations ( a background in plumbing or trades is highly desirable).
You must be highly motivated, enthusiastic, keen to learn and have the confidence to work independently within the public realm.
There is an expectation that you will have relevant knowledge and or experience in this field and be aware of the relevant legislations.
Good communication is essential as working with member of the public, community groups, businesses and partner organisations will be required within the role.
Full driving license and the use of a vehicle for employment purposes is desirable for this role.
You will also possess:
Extensive experience of working in a team responsible for the enforcement of standards in private sector housing, and using risk based inspection programmes.
Experience of using environmental health and housing legislation to enforce and raise standards in private sector housing.
What you'll get in return
You will join a busy and large team, in an office located within walking distance from an underground station.
You will benefit from a competitive annual salary, up to £36k + generous benefits.
What you need to do now
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