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Enforcement Officer (Selective Licensing)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 18/06/2019 12:00
£25,295 - £26,317 per annum
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Environmental Health / Trading Standards / Licensing
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Employment Location:
Belmont House
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Job details 

Closing date:
18 Jun

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This job is closed for applications.

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“This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.”

The Adults & Communities Directorate, consists of three strands, Adult Social Care, Community Development, and Public Health. Our aims are to continue to provide essential and highly valued services and to build capacity to enable local communities to make lasting change, improve quality of life, prosperity and the environment. As a directorate we lead on developing a culture of co-operation and co-production, respecting and nurturing the skills and talents of local people and enabling them to fulfil their potential.

The Housing Standards Team of Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council ensure that homes are free from serious hazards, and the borough is safe and free from public health nuisances. We provide advice and assistance to owner occupiers, tenants and landlords and carry out enforcement action when necessary. We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and suitably skilled individual to join the team as a Selective Licensing Enforcement Officer.

We are looking to recruit an officer to join our team who will assist in the delivery of selective licensing in the South Bank area. The role entails assessing and processing licence applications, undertaking of detailed surveys to ensure compliance with licensing conditions and investigation of service requests. You will also be expected to prepare evidence and appear in court in support of legal proceedings where appropriate and provide advice and assistance to tenants, landlords, residents and external agencies.

The nature of the post will require a flexible approach to work including occasionally working outside of what are regarded as normal hours. Preferably you will be able to demonstrate recent experience in enforcement and inspecting residential properties for disrepair issues. Other essential qualities will include strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to deal firmly but fairly with people, and the ability to prioritise a demanding workload. Managing priorities and maintaining momentum will be key features for the successful applicant.

The council is an accredited Investors in People employer at gold level and holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

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