Private Sector Housing Team Leader
Lead and develop Private Sector Housing in the Sevenoaks District!
Our team seeks to develop improvements within private sector housing. With your experience, you’ll bring initiative and leadership to the team to oversee all operational activities from enforcement action, energy efficiency to the administration of grants.
You will investigate complaints and undertake inspections of House in Multiple Occupations (HMOs), private sector dwellings and take action to ensure the health and safety of the occupants and that homes are well managed, interpreting guidance relating to the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS), its implementation and enforcement.
You’ll provide advice and guidance to customers and partners ensuring that legislation is being met in the private rented sector across the District.
With your experience of grants, working with partners to improve home safety and deliver adaptations to help customers to continue to live independently, you’ll be comfortable managing budgets and ensuring that all aspects of evaluation and monitoring are carried out.
You’ll have the opportunity to develop your strategic approach by assisting with the implementation of the Housing Strategy and Empty Homes Strategy to ensure the customer remains at the focus of our work.
So if you have a passion to develop standards and initiatives in private sector housing, then we would love to hear from you!
This role will be based at our Council Offices, Argyle Road, Sevenoaks Kent TN13 1HG. We currently operate a hybrid working model for the majority of our roles where your working time will be divided between the office (2-3 days) and home working (2-3 days).
Do you want to know more about the role?
Please contact Sharon Donald, Housing Strategy Manager, on 01732 227131 for an informal discussion about the role.
Do you want to ensure you have the best chance of being shortlisted?
Read the Job Description and Personal Specification attached to the role and ensure that your supporting statement explains how you meet the essential requirements as your application will be judged against these criteria.
Closing date: 2nd April 2023
Interview Date: 18th April 2023