Housing Regulatory Officer

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£29,985 to £32,712 per annum
Chelmsford, Essex

We are looking for a motivated individual with experience in housing conditions to join our Housing Standards Team. The work will include dealing with housing complaints, licensing and inspection of Houses in Multiple Occupation. This will include the assessment of conditions and property management against minimum legal standards. The officer will also support the day-to-day enforcement work of the team and undertake a range of work to bring empty properties in the District back into use.

The successful applicant will have an excellent eye for detail, a logical problem-solving approach and be willing to learn and study to improve their expertise. The postholder will be supported to develop a sound knowledge of housing legislation associated with the work by colleagues and the Housing Standards Lead Officer.

We always aim to provide the highest standards of customer service and the successful applicant will need to have the full range of communication and organisational skills to manage a diverse and demanding workload.

A full driving licence is required for this post and the nature of the work means that the postholder will be prepared to work outside normal office hours.

As part of our accreditation with Essex Family Friendly Employers Charter, this full-time role can be offered on a job share or part-time basis, providing we are able to recruit to the remaining hours. Should this be of interest to you please state so in your personal statement. Further information on the family friendly charter can be found:

Chelmsford City Council is committed to safeguarding vulnerable groups and expects all employees to share this commitment and have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services. The Council's Safer Recruitment process contains pre-employment vetting which includes safeguarding training, obtaining references and ensuring compliance with Disclosure and Barring Service process.

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This role expires 30/06/2024.
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