Public Protection Licensing Officer
  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 220
  • Published: Thu 08/04/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 24/04/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: 28720.5
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Havering

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Public Protection Licensing Officer

Grade 5 £27,228-£30,213pa 6 X  Month Fixed Term Contract 

The Private Sector Housing Team sits within Public Protection. We are a high performing team focusing on outcomes and achieving results.

We currently have borough wide additional licensing and selective licensing in Brooklands and Romford Town

We are looking for two enthusiastic individuals to join the property licensing team. You will assist the team leader to licence rented properties and gather intelligence to target enforcement action on properties and landlords failing to fulfil their health and safety duties.

Your day to day role will be working within Private Sector Housing & Public Health. Dealing with Landlord and Tenant enquires and processing and issuing licence applications.  Other duties include:

  • To provide business support to the Private Sector Housing and Licensing Team within the Public Protection Service, including dedicated support to the Public Protection Manager. 
  • To organise, manage and execute the houses in multiple occupation licensing and regulatory functions principally under the Housing Act 2004. To support and assist the work of the HMO Team to improve the safety and quality of privately rented shared housing as part of the Council’s Private Sector Housing Strategy.
  • To provide back office advice related to the general work and referrals from the Contact Centre and  other Advice Partners, post, direct calls, emails and web e-forms

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Amira  Beard at Amira.Beard@havering.gov.uk 

 The closing date for the receipt of applications is 23rd April 2021, however interest in this job may be high and we therefore reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

 You will be notified if your application has been successful.  Interview date to be confirmed

 Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 01708 432770

Additional Information

The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.

The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right  to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes  anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.

Please view the Public Protection Licensing Officer Job profile here

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