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Private Sector Housing Officer (Part-Time)

Vacancy Summary
Adur & Worthing Councils
From 34,788 to £37,849 per annum
Portland House, Worthing
Working Pattern:
Part Time
30 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
24/05/2020 at 23:59 PM
Vacancy Description

Private Sector Housing Officer - Part Time

Salary: Starting from £34,788 to £37,849 per annum pro rata

Grade: Grade 7

Hours: 30 hours per week

Place of Work: Portland House, Richmond Road, Worthing

Closing Date: 24th May 2020

Duties of the post:

The Private Sector Housing team have a vacancy for a part-time Private Sector Housing Officer. The
emphasis in this role is on carrying out inspections and investigations of complaints about poor or
hazardous housing conditions within the private rented sector, as well as inspections of houses in
multiple occupation, but we also deal with grants and adaptations.                                                        
Private Sector Housing is a friendly, professional team committed to improving housing conditions
and protecting residents within our area and make full and appropriate use of legislation to achieve
this goal.                                                                                                                                          
Although qualifications and experience are important, strong consideration will be given to candidates with a positive attitude towards this important work.                                                                            
For this post, you should have an appropriate qualification in an environmental health or a housing
related subject and ideally be experienced and competent in assessing housing conditions and in the
use of the Housing Health and Safety Rating System. Experience in the drafting of formal letters and
notice is also desirable, but good interpersonal skills are essential.                                                        
Reporting to the Private Sector Housing Manager, the successful candidate must be a hard working
individual with a pragmatic, responsible outlook and an ability to communicate with the public.               
The post will be based in Worthing town centre, but an essential part of the role is visiting people in
their home across Adur and Worthing District You must hold a full current driving licence and have
access to a vehicle.                                                                                                                           
The Councils operate flexible working practices.




Equal Opportunities
Adur and Worthing councils have a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Adur District and Worthing Borough Councils are equal opportunities employers and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers. Childcare subsidy is payable in appropriate cases. Work base location is indicated, however you may be asked to work at any such place within the Adur District and Worthing Borough Council Service’s area as required.

Additional Information
As part of Adur & Worthing Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.
How to apply

In order to apply for this vacancy please use the Apply Online link below. No CVs or agency applications accepted.

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