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Housing Standards Officer

Job Description

1. To be responsible for improving housing standards across the Borough by working pro-actively and providing advice and guidance, undertaking property inspections and enforcement activity in response to residents needs. 2. To work across the full range of housing standards services including HMOs, empty properties and the private rented sector and contribute to strategies to secure targeted improvements to the most vulnerable residents through area based regeneration initiatives & other partnership based projects. 3. To understand and apply legislation, national standards and local policies such as licensing or accreditation to improve housing standards in Wirral. 4. To receive referrals of cases in more serious disrepair from Environmental Health; assess property standards in line with the Housing Health and Safety Rating System; prepare schedules of work, liaise with specialist consultants, take relevant enforcement action and supervise work in default as appropriate ensuring value for money and budgetary control. To apply below https://www.wirral.gov.uk/jobs-and-training/job-vacancies

Personal Specification

• Working in the field of improving housing standards • Surveying and inspecting property standards • Working with property owners to improve housing standards • Working as part of a team to improve housing standards • Producing information relating to housing standards

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  • Job Title :

    Housing Standards Officer
  • Salary :

    £31,371 to £33,799
  • Location :

    UK
  • Contract :

    Permenant
  • Sector :

    Social Housing & Public Sector
  • Publish Date :

    2019-03-11
  • Closing Date :

    2019-04-05
  • Start Date :

    2019-04-20
  • Job reference no. :

    #187

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