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Private Sector Housing Officer (Empty Homes)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
18/11/2016
Advert End Date:
04/12/2016 23:59
Salary:
£21,057 - £22,434 Annually
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Housing
Vacancy ID:
157529
Employment Location:
Stockton-on-Tees
Post Number:
006958

Job details 

Closing date:
4 Dec


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Further information

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council are currently undertaking extensive work within the Private Sector Housing Market. Our commitment is to create and promote safe and sustainable communities in which people choose to live.

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, innovative and self-motivated individual to join the Private Sector Housing team

We are looking for a confident and independent person with an understanding of empty homes issues, who can use their skills and experience to work with a small team to deal with the issues around empty homes. In the first instance you will have particular responsibility for establishing links with owners of such properties, seeking innovative and creative solutions to deal with empty homes and bring them back in to use in accordance with Council Policy and Strategy. In addition you will have responsibility for working with owners and external agencies to ensure the securing of empty homes against unauthorised access.

For this post you will need to have a flexible attitude, be a confident communicator and negotiator and be willing to work both as part of a team and independently.

You will also need a sound knowledge of house-construction and building practice.

Knowledge of the legislation associated with empty homes and enforcement practices would be advantageous but is not essential.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Gary Knight, Private Sector Housing Team Manager on 01642 526621.

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

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