Housing Technical Officer (Private Sector Housing and Empty Properties)

Malton, North Yorkshire
£23,836 - £28,785
21 Oct 2019
03 Nov 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Based in Ryedale House, Malton, North Yorkshire

37 hours per week, established post

Job share considered

Interview date; Friday 22nd November 2019

Are you seeking a new role where you can really make a difference? Would you like to work in the beautiful County of North Yorkshire for a small local Council where your impact really counts?

An opportunity has arisen for a Housing Technical Officer within our small, supportive Private Sector Housing Team.  You will support the Senior Environmental Health Officer (SEHO) and Housing Services Manager in the development and operational delivery of Housing Services.

Our team are responsible for the Council’s statutory housing functions, with the exception of Housing Management, and the private sector housing role.  This affords an opportunity to develop your experience across all aspects of housing within the district and be involved in initiatives that may be used to benefit both social and private sector housing. 

We’re seeking an individual with existing experience of working in a private sector housing or related field and a sound knowledge in Housing Health and Safety Rating System. You’ll need to demonstrate your ability to plan and evaluate workloads as the role will be busy and varied, however you will be supported by an experienced team.  Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role. We welcome applications from people seeking to work full or part time as we would consider a job share.

The successful post holder will have responsibility for leading on the implementation of the North Yorkshire Empty Property Strategy and the Council’s Empty Property Action Plan.

Ryedale District Council (RDC) are an ambitious and forward thinking Council, resolute in our commitment to the communities of Ryedale. RDC are committed to continually achieving our established direction and vision, to ensure we keep delivering what matters for Ryedale; through prioritising and achieving sustainable growth, focussing on customers and communities and demonstrating a ‘One Ryedale' approach. 
RDC provides services for approximately 53,000 residents, local businesses and the many visitors to the area. Ryedale district covers an area of 575 square miles and is one of the seven districts that make up North Yorkshire.

For an informal discussion about this vacancy, please contact Serena Williams on 01653 600666 Ext 43320 or email serena.williams@ryedale.gov.uk To apply for this vacancy please log on to www.nyccjobs.co.uk and type ‘Housing’ in the search to source the vacancy.