Senior Private Sector Housing Officer

  • Category
    Housing, Support & Technical - Reactive Repairs & Maintenance
  • Location
    Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
  • Salary
    22 £ - 23 £ / Hour
  • External Reference

Badenoch & Clark are currently recruiting for a Senior Private Sector Housing Technician on behalf of a well established local authority client for the next three months. This is a full time temporary opportunity with an immediate start based in Hertfordshire.

Our client focuses on supporting the community by developing and implementing effective measures to improve environmental health. They also take a leading role in implementing procedures and measures to address safety issues within homes.

This exciting opportunity will give the successful applicant a chance to lead a team in developing and implementing the local authority's strategy. As well as working closely with the community, you will also be expected to deliver the highest service to customers through guidance, support and advice.

Your duties will include:

* Assisting the Private Sector Housing Manager in ensuring legally required standards of private sector housing are maintained in the Borough
* Implementing a strategic approach to the maintenance and improvement of standards of private sector housing.
* Identifying relevant interventions, making decisions and exercising critical, timely, risk based and competent professional judgement on individual cases, protracted investigations and projects.
* Line managing two Private Sector Support Officers and the Accreditation Manager, ensuring matters such as communication, expectations, training and development, welfare, supervision and discipline receive full and proper attention.

The ideal candidate must also ideally have:

* Previous experience of working as an Environmental Health/Housing Technician, or in a housing or building related occupation
* Understanding of legal processes covering enforcement work, PACE (Promote, Ability, Community Enterprise), and evidence gathering
* Experience in managing Technical Officers
* Influencing and negotiating skills.

If you feel this is the opportunity for you then please reply to this advert with an up to date version of your CV.
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