• Housing Enforcement Officer Northampton
  • Care Managers in Northampton, , United Kingdom
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  • 1 month ago

jobs description

A leading public sector organisation is seeking committed and experienced Housing Enforcement Officer to join the Private Sector Housing Services, part of the Housing and Communities Directorate in our client office.

Job Title: Housing Enforcement Officer

Contract Type: Contract

Advertised Salary: £30 - £35 (Umbrella) per hour

Location: Hybrid (2-3 days in the office)

Duration of assignment: 3 months temporary with potential to become permanent

Key Responsibilities:

Property Inspections and Compliance: Conduct property inspections, HHSRS assessments, draft schedules of work, prepare and serve notices, interview people under caution, execute warrants of entry, and carry out works in default. Prepare cases for prosecution or civil penalties to maintain and improve standards in the private rented sector.

HMO Management: Collaborate with owners and managers of licensable HMOs to ensure properties are licensed, well-managed, maintained, meet amenity standards, and comply with HMO... Management


Complaint Response: Respond promptly to complaints about serious disrepair and housing-related nuisances, evaluate risks and hazards, and determine remedies.

Collaborative Working: Develop and maintain relationships with various services and organizations to ensure well-coordinated service delivery and effective resolution of complex problems.

Team Collaboration:

Work with colleagues and the wider Council to tackle harassment, unlawful eviction, prevent homelessness, and ensure compliance with housing laws in Council-managed accommodation.

Inter-Agency Cooperation:

Collaborate with Planning, Revenues & Benefits, Housing Options & Advice, Anti-Social Behaviour Team, Trading Standards, Police, Immigration, Fire & Rescue Service, and other services to identify and target HMOs needing licenses or urgent inspections.

Professional Development:

Stay updated on private sector housing enforcement, legislation, and new practices through research, courses, briefings, and networks.

Efficiency and Compliance:

Maximise productivity, minimize errors, manage information securely using Office 365 and internal IT systems, and eliminate discriminatory practices or behaviors.

Health, Safety, and Welfare
Northampton UK


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