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Housing Officer (Compliance)
  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 514
  • Published: Fri 17/09/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 02/10/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: 29511
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Havering

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Housing Officer (Compliance)

Grade 5- £27978-£31044pa.  1 Year Fixed Term Contract

 We are currently looking for a Housing Compliance Officer who will provide a high quality housing management compliance service which deals with fire risk assessments, clutter, unauthorised items in communal areas,  and storage areas  (including utility in take cupboards) within Havering Council’s social housing stock. Be an advocate and champion for the borough.

Support people to sustain their homes and quality of life. Provide advice and support on a wide range of issues including, hoarding, and storage areas within the stock, garages and mobility scooters storage.

Act as the principle point of contact for the borough so that the environment and condition that residents experience is high quality and well maintained.

Develop strong links with other council departments to provide solutions such as access, fire risks, hoarding and vulnerability / safeguarding to enable the Council to maintain properties in good order and protect residents. Where relevant take action in line with tenancy terms or leases.

To respond as directed to Members Enquires, service request, demands, and complaints.

You will need previous experience in this line of work or similar and have a Housing Management background and hold a full uk driving license.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Amanda Sharp @Amanda.Sharp@havering.gov.uk 1st October 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 scheduled.

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 Housing Officer (Compliance) Job Profile here.