Salary range: £36,708- £39,867p.a. inc.
Contract: Permanent - Fixed term/Secondment - 12 months
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic centre and other locations from time to time
Improving the quality of rented accommodation across the Borough
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
We are seeking to appoint an EHO/Licensing Enforcement Officer to support the Council’s private sector housing enforcement and licensing functions and to help to drive forward our plans.
12 months maternity leave cover
Be part of one of the most ambitious property licensing schemes in London
Exciting and challenging work environment
Flexible and remote working
Brent Council Private Housing Services currently runs successful HMO mandatory, additional and selective licensing schemes, which focuses on and have greatly contributed to improving the quality of privately rented accommodation across the Borough. We have an enviable track record of licence compliance, prosecutions and of imposing civil penalties as an alternative to prosecution proceedings.
This role offers the exciting opportunity to contribute to the service and Council vision of quality rented accommodation within Brent. You will manage a caseload, carrying out housing inspections, surveys and provide accurate reports after each visit. You will ensure that properties and their landlords comply with relevant legislations and taking enforcement action.
Do you have experience in dealing with HMOs, other private property enforcement, civil penalties and licensing, housing conditions inspections, health and safety (HHSRS) assessments, as well as experience in managing cases involving landlords and tenants?
Have you got the ability to work effectively both on your own, within a team and across regulatory agencies?
Do you possess excellent oral and written communication skills?
Are you able to effectively prioritise your own workload and work to deadlines?
If so, we welcome your application! To discuss the role please contact Tony Jemmott, Private Housing Manager, 020 8937 2377 or email email@example.com
Closing date: 14 December 2021 (23:00)
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.