Housing Enforcement Officer

Boston, Lincolnshire
Salary: £24,370 - £28,167 FTE
26 Jun 2017
26 Jul 2017
Job role
Contract Type

We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to work within our small but busy Private Sector Housing team to deliver all aspects of the service including: housing inspections, taking appropriate enforcement action, licensing housing, dealing with grant/loan applications and approvals, and generally providing professional housing advice, including home energy advice, to members of the public.

If you hold a Building Studies qualification, have a relevant housing related professional qualification and possess significant knowledge gained through extensive experience in housing inspection and enforcement, including experience in the use and application of the Housing Health and Safety Rating System, then this position offers you a great opportunity to contribute delivering safe homes to support and protect vulnerable people within our borough. Equally applications from graduate or newly qualified EHO with the right level of effort, enthusiasm and commitment will be considered.

If you can demonstrate up to date knowledge of housing and other legislation relevant to the post: the Acts relating to housing conditions, enforcement, grants and the licensing of houses in multiple occupation, then this post may be for you.

You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be IT literate, and able to work on your own initiative or as part of a team and be committed to undertaking continuing training and development.

A flexible approach to working hours is required to fulfil this 37 hour contract, to be worked between Monday and Friday each week

In return for your commitment and enthusiasm we can offer a varied and interesting workload and a genuine commitment to your career development.

We have an attractive benefits package including:

  • Family friendly benefits
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Staff discount at Leisure facilities
  • Career average pension scheme
  • 29-31 days annual leave

If you would like an informal discussion about the post please contact Stuart Horton on 01205 314518 or email your questions to stuart.horton@boston.gov.uk  .

For further information, please visit our website at www.boston.gov.uk. If you require assistance please contact People Services on 01205 314204.

Please note that the Council does NOT accept CVs as application for posts.

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 30th July 2017