Location: Loughborough, Leicestershire
Salary: Up to £23.50 per hour
Posted: 3 months ago
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Industry: Office Support, Property & FM
Contact Name: Sam Smith

Housing Standards Officer

Job Description

Barker Ross are recruiting for a Housing Standards Officer in the Loughborough area on a 2 Month contract based on 35 hours per week at a rate of £23.50ph, to become part of a team assisting with a Rogue Landlords Project & HMO Licensing and Housing Standards.

Main Responsibilities of the position will include (but limit to);

  • Investigate housing standard complaints, carry out housing inspections and investigations
  • Carry out void inspections and arrange for repairs and appropriate safety checks
  • Assist in the management of empty homes in the Borough with the objective of bringing homes back into use where possible
  • Undertake inspections for Accommodation Certificates and issue appropriate correspondence
  • Carry out inspections of potential Tenant Finder properties, ensuring that they are suitable for occupation
  • Investigate drainage defect complaints where required, including defects resulting in recurring pest control issues. Undertake any necessary enforcement action

Main Skills required for the ideal candidate;

  • Proven experience in carrying out detailed inspections of domestic property
  • Computer Literate
  • Effective Communicator (orally and in writing)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with people with tact and diplomacy
  • Must be able to carry out site visits/inspections and use ladders and scaffolding.
  • Must hold a current full UK driving licence with on vehicle.

If you are interested in the role and would like to learn more about the role please apply today!

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This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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