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Senior Private Sector Housing Officer

Discussion in 'Sevenoaks Chat' started by Sevenoaks District Council, Mar 18, 2023. Replies: 0 | Views: 20

  1. Our Private Sector Housing team seeks to bring about improvements in the conditions and standards of management of private sector housing.

    You’ll assess properties using the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) and inspect & licence Houses in Multiple Occupation. You’ll also investigate complaints regarding housing conditions and where appropriate and following legislation, serve enforcement notices.

    In addition to this you’ll take responsibility for the day-to-day management of our Hever Road Gypsy and Traveller site and facilities and assist with the implementation of the Council’s Empty Homes strategy.

    If you have a background in housing then you’ll know what it takes, an organised approach, excellent communication and the ability to resolve difficult situations.

    This role will be based at our Council Offices, Argyle Road, Sevenoaks Kent TN13 1HG. We currently operate a hybrid working model for the majority of our roles where your working time will be divided between the office (2-3 days) and home working (2-3 days).

    Do you want to know more about the role?

    Please contact Sharon Donald, Housing Strategy Manager, on 01732 227131 for an informal discussion about the role.

    Do you want to ensure you have the best chance of being shortlisted?

    Read the Job Description and Personal Specification attached to the role and ensure that your supporting statement explains how you meet the essential requirements as your application will be judged against these criteria.

    Closing date: 10th April 2023

    Interviews: 24th April 2023

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