Housing Standards Officer

  • Category
    Housing, Support & Technical - Housing Management
  • Location
    Redcar, North Yorkshire
  • Salary
  • External Reference

Housing Standards Officer
North West
12 months contract, possibility of being extended.
£16.71ph -PAYE Rate

Main Purposes:

To be responsible for the effective implementation and enforcement of the Council's statutory duties with regard to private sector housing and to effectively respond to service requests and enquiries.

To maintain and keep under review the systems for ensuring the effective delivery of specialist services throughout the Borough and to meet performance targets in accordance with departmental policy and procedure.


1.To be responsible for the implementation of private sector housing policies to ensure the Council fulfils its statutory duties.

2.To liaise with the Housing Service Manager and Housing Standards Team Leader on the development on new policies and interpretation of statutes to accommodate new duties placed upon the Council through legislation.

3.To respond to and deal with complaints, requests for service and enquiries received by the section efficiently, using all formal and informal steps as necessary and to respond to emergencies both within and outside normal working hours as required. To provide relevant advice and assistance about the Section's services and offer service users other options for further specialist assistance available throughout the Council.

4.To liaise with other Officers of the Department, other Departments, outside agencies, statutory and voluntary bodies and attend meetings as required.

5.To supervise and monitor the workload of technical and clerical staff within the Section.

If you are interested, please apply within and I will be in touch with shortlisted candidates in due course.
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