The main function of this role is to improve the housing quality within Elmbridge Borough Council by working proactively and reactively working to improve housing standards across all tenures and reduce the number of empty properties in the borough.
You will be able to make appropriate decisions, that resolve problems identified by exploring and considering a range of options and solutions in line with the council’s Housing Enforcement Policy and procedures.
You will also be expected to lead on complex cases and prepare documentation for Court action when necessary. You will be responsible for the supervision and delegation work to the property standards officer.
The main purpose of the role:
- To improve the quality, safety, energy efficiency and choice of residential accommodation in Elmbridge.
- To carry out the general supervision of staff in the Private Sector Housing Team, under the general direction of the Private Sector Housing Manager.
- To provide an excellent service to owners, occupiers and tenants in all tenures through action by a range of intervention strategies, including enforcement, education and advice.