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Private Sector Housing Officer

Location: Hampshire
Sector: Public Sector and Government
Salary: £40 - £45 per hour
Type: Permanent

Job Description

Vivid’s Local Authority client in the Hampshire are looking to recruit an private sector housing officer for at least a 6 month period.

The successful candidate will assist the private sector housing officer in developing and implementing the Council’s Private Sector Housing Renewal Strategy, Energy Efficiency and Empty Homes Strategies and oversee the efficient implementation of the statutory duties of the council in respect of private sector housing and energy efficiency.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

*To undertake administration of the mandatory HMO licensing scheme including the identification and inspection of licensable properties and the assessment of application documentation.

*To devise and determine licensing conditions, compile schedules of work and make recommendations for licence approval to ensure compliance with the Housing Act 2004 and the Management of Houses of Multiple Occupations Regulations 2006

*To develop and progress a monitoring programme for licensed HMOs

*To inspect private sector dwellings following complaints from tenants or members of the public regarding property conditions

*To issue schedules of work to landlords

*To investigate and interview on claims of harassment and illegal evictions of private sector tenants.

*To issue Formal Notices to owners of property under the Housing Act 2004 (Housing Health and Safety Rating System) and other legislation and attend Residential Property Tribunals and court as necessary.

*Visiting homes and producing letters for immigration purposes

This role is heavy on enforcement so enforcement experience, ideally with court experience, is key.

If you are interested in applying for this position please get in touch with Megan Cook on 0161 413 7290 and submit an up to date CV

Vivid Resourcing are committed to equality of opportunity for all applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships or any other characteristic protected by law.

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