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Private Sector Housing Officer

Vacancy Summary
Waverley Borough Council
Salary Range £28,514 - £32,194 plus market supplement £4,074 – £4,231 plus £1,239 essential car allowance per annum
Godalming - Surrey
Working Pattern:
Flexible Hours/Full Time
37 hours per week. Working pattern to be discussed at interview stage.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
03/04/2018 at 09:00 AM
Vacancy Description

Are you looking for a role that will actively invest in your professional development?

Do you enjoy problem solving and helping people?

Do you want to be part of an experienced and enthusiastic team?

We are looking for a positive and enthusiastic professional to join our Private Sector Housing Team. Your primary function will be to investigate complaints and enquiries about housing conditions, including the use of HHSRS assessments, and to take appropriate enforcement action. You will also deal with a range of other enquiries including grant enquiries, licensing of HMOs and caravan sites, complaints of harassment and illegal eviction, public health funerals and immigration inspections.

You should be able to demonstrate a good working knowledge of specialist area related issues and have a commitment to customer care and the provision of a high quality service. Ideally you will have experience in undertaking property inspections and identifying building defects and associated remedial works.

This is the perfect opportunity to come and develop skills in those areas where you have not yet had direct experience and further develop your career.

This post is a full time role working 37 hours per week , to be worked over 4 or 5 days. Working pattern to be discussed at interview stage. The initial contract is for two years with the possibility of extension.

The borough of Waverley is situated in Surrey, on the borders of Sussex and Hampshire. It is a beautiful place, consistently rated as one of the best places in the Country to live and to work. The borough is within easy reach of London and the south coast.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Simon Brisk (Private Sector Housing Manager) on 01483 523421.

We do not accept CVs without a completed application form. Strictly no agencies please.

Closing date for applications:  9:00am on Tuesday 3 April  2018.

Interview date:  Wednesday 18 April  2018.

Please note we do not accept applications after the time given on the advert.

How to apply
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