The three-borough Regulatory Services Partnership led by Merton Council requires experienced Private Sector Housing Officers to work in Wandsworth and Richmond Boroughs. Working across two boroughs will give you the unique opportunity to gain diverse experience from working in both an inner and outer London borough
The Private Sector Housing Team is a fast paced team that makes a real and direct impact on improving the quality of life of residents. The successful candidate will be required to inspect and evaluate housing hazards, arrange and enforce remedial work and give advice regarding matters that may affect the health and safety of occupants living in privately rented accommodation. The role includes assessing Houses in Multiple Occupation for suitability for licensing and imposing penalties for non-compliance with housing legislation.
We have a dynamic, friendly and supportive team. The role will demand a sound knowledge of housing legislation and guidance, HHSRS, skills to successfully communicate requirements and influence standards and behaviour. A commitment to providing high standards of customer service and the skill and discipline to deliver this across a large and varied workload are also essential.
You will need to be qualified in a relevant discipline and / or have substantial relevant experience including membership of a relevant professional organisation such as CIEH or CIH or be eligible to achieve membership within 6 months.
For an informal discussion please contact Ed Shaylor on 020 8288 5658
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Closing date: 15thJuly 2019 at 12.00 noon