Senior Public Health & Housing Officer
An exciting opportunity has arisen with West Suffolk Councils. We are currently looking for a Senior Public Health & Housing Officer to come and join our team. We are advertising two permanent posts for this role on a full and part time basis. The successful candidates will receive a competitive salary of £30,785 to £36,379 per annum (pro rata).
Within a shared service working across two authorities, progressing towards a single council, we are seeking confident, enthusiastic and innovative officers with drive and determination to join our dedicated team.
More about the Senior Public Health & Housing Officer role:
Working within the Housing Standards team you will be expected to manage your own caseload, investigating and enforcing the full range of legislation across public health and housing, ensuring a high standard of service delivery. Implementing existing and new legal measures to tackle poor conditions and landlords, including HMOs.
Supporting the service delivery, you will take a lead co-ordinating role on a key priority area, which include the private rented sector, empty homes and nuisance.
Skills and experience required of our Senior Public Health & Housing Officer
The ideal candidate will be a qualified housing professional with some experience in housing, HHSRS assessments and projects. It is also desirable that you have some experience in assessing planning applications, with particular regard to nuisance control.
Site visits are required in a large rural area and so the suitable candidate will need to hold a current driving license.
What you can be offered as our Senior Public Health & Housing Officer
In return our benefits package includes a competitive salary and pension scheme, discounts on supermarkets and high street shops, cashback on holidays, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme and money off household bills together with flexible working arrangements, learning and development opportunities and generous annual leave entitlement.
So if you would like to join our team as our new Senior Public Health & Housing Officer then please click ‘apply’ today – don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity!
Closing Date: Monday 28 August 2017
Interview Date: Wednesday 06 September 2017
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and to safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share these commitments.