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Housing Practitioner
  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: RH/22/213535
  • Published: Thu 29/09/2022, 17:46 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/10/2022, 23:53 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade I SCP 31 - 35 £35,336 to £39,571 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Magdalen House, Merseyside

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Housing Practitioner

Housing Practitioner – Full time

Introducing ourselves

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Housing Standards Team for a Housing Practitioner. The successful applicant will provide technical support in relation to inspecting private residential accommodation identifying health and safety hazards and implementing the Council’s Housing Licensing Schemes. The role will focus primarily on the licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation throughout the borough and will include enforcement action in relation to both licensing and housing standards.

Job requirements

We are keen to appoint an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual with previous experience in ispecting and surveying premises.

The successful candidate must be flexible in their approach to work, which is often reactive, and possess good communication skills. They must be able to work as part of a team and on their own with minimal supervision. The main responsibilities will include inspecting premises, producing detailed reports of a technical nature and the issuing of HMO licenses, liaising with landlords and manging agents and taking enforcement action when required.