A vacancy exists for a Housing Renewal Officer to join the busy Housing Renewal team, within Regulatory Services at the Isle of Wight Council.
You will be required to administer disabled facilities and repairs grants, as well as applications for house in multiple occupation licensing. In addition to this you will be involved in a variety of housing, HMO and drainage enforcement matters; investigating and processing cases up to and including court action.
With considerable experience of inspecting residential property, you will possess an up to date knowledge of the housing and building standards sector. You must have excellent communication skills, a passion for helping vulnerable people, the ability to be tactful and think on your feet, be versatile, and able to perform under pressure.
Some out of hours work may be required.
You must possess a minimum of HND or equivalent in a building or housing related subject, and ideally have a certificate in HHSRS application and enforcement.
You must possess a full current driving licence and use of a car for which a car user allowance is payable.
For further information or an informal discussion please contact Alan Barnes on (01983) 823040.
The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.
The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.
This council and its schools recruit according to the council's Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.
In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.
Please view information pack and complete your job application online at www.iwight.com/jobvacancies, telephone 01983 823134 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.
In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.
Vacancy Reference: 45006250