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Team Leader - Housing Standards
  • Employer: Mid Sussex District Council
  • Reference: EENH004
  • Published: Thu 11/03/2021, 11:05 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 14/04/2021, 17:05 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £42,821 pa - £45,859 pa + £4k pa market supplement + car allowance up to £1,239 pa
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Mid Sussex District Council, Haywards Heath, West Sussex

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Team Leader - Housing Standards

Mid Sussex District Council is a dynamic, forward thinking local authority in the heart of southern England. We have clear priorities and are proud that our service provision is consistently rated highly by the local community. Our priority is to work collaboratively to ensure the best possible customer experience for all residents and businesses.

We are based in easily accessible Haywards Heath at the centre of the largest opportunity for development identified in the Coast 2 Capital Strategic Economic Plan and the Greater Brighton City Deal.

As well as a number of attractive rural areas Burgess Hill and East Grinstead are two of the region’s major conurbations.  Current projects include major town centre revitalisation work in these areas.

We are a great employer to work for, situated in a glorious part of the country with outstanding staff benefits to offer, including generous holiday, pension, free car parking, employee assistance programme and you can also enjoy discounted access to a number of health clubs in the district.

 Relocation expenses may be paid where appropriate and personal and professional training opportunities are regularly available.  We are seeking a professionally qualified and skilled person to fill the following post:-

Team Leader -Housing Standards (EENH004)
Salary: Up to £45,859 pa plus £4k pa market supplement + car allowance up to £1,239 pa

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Team Leader, to manage our Housing Standards Team to ensure high quality services are delivered to our residents and businesses.

You must be committed to continuing the cost effective and efficient delivery of the Council’s comprehensive Disabled Facilities Programme and promote high levels of compliance in the private rented sector as well as proactively engage landlords with HMO licensing.

You will have proven experience of successfully delivering complex cases including enforcement actions, together with proven experience of successful staff management. With excellent interpersonal and communication skills, you will be expected to be able to supportively mentor best practice to other officers, prepare and present reports to other internal/external meetings, deal with members of the public, engage with other agencies and stakeholders and support existing partners.

If this is an opportunity that sounds like a role for you, we’d love to hear from you.  If you would like a confidential discussion about this position, please contact Yvonne Leddy, Business Unit Leader on 01444 477300 or email  

Closing date :  14th April  2021       Interview date:   19th April 2021