Private Sector Housing Team Vacancies

Town Hall, CV11 5AA
£26,446 to £39,571 Per annum depending on role
17 May 2022
19 Jun 2022
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Job Type
Community, Housing, Policy
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council is a small Council with big values. We are committed to ensuring our services are delivered to the highest possible standard and we put the customer at the forefront of everything we do. By working for us you will become part of the team and will play your part in serving our community.

Nuneaton and Bedworth are building a brand-new team to deliver a private sector housing services across Nuneaton and Bedworth and North Warwickshire that residents can rely on to keep them safe in their homes. This is a busy service with a wide range of responsibilities, including disrepair, HMO inspections and licensing, illegal evictions, and mobile homes licensing so you must be able to prioritise your work effectively. 

Senior EHO/Standards Officer £38,553 to £39,571 Per annum
To do this job you need to have significant experience in housing standards enforcement and of taking formal action against non-compliant landlords. You will know the legislation inside out and be confident in advising officers in complex cases and managing their performance to maintain the high standards expected from us.  

You must have either a Degree or Diploma in Environmental Health accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health or an equivalent professional qualification.  You must also be HHSRS qualified and able to identify defects and recommend remedies in a wide range of domestic dwellings, including HMOs, to ensure health and safety hazards are dealt with.

EHO/Standards Officer £33,486 to £35,336 Per annum

This role involves inspecting properties and identifying defects and remedies. You will have good negotiating skills and be confident in your knowledge of the legal framework we work in.  You will be able to use a wide variety of legislation to remove health and safety hazards to make homes safer for the occupants. 

You must have either a Degree or Diploma in Environmental Health accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health or an equivalent professional qualification. You will also need to be HHSRS qualified.

Technical Officer (Private Sector Housing) £26,446 to £27,514 Per annum

This role involves investigating complaints of poor private sector housing conditions and undertake inspections of private sector housing to assess potential hazards under the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS)

This role involves preparing letters notices and schedules of work necessary to bring properties up to current statutory and Council standards and take appropriate enforcement action to secure improvements.

You will be expected to undertake inspections of HMOs and Mobile Homes sites in relation to the Council’s licensing functions. 

You will also be expected to give high quality advice to landlords to help them meet their obligations to provide a safe home for their tenants.

You must be HHSRS qualified and have experience of inspecting properties for defects and have a B TEC in Environmental Health or relevant building qualification or willingness to work towards relevant qualifications.

Please note in your personal statement which role you are applying for.



As an employer, Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council offers a wide range of benefits, including flexible working, Local Government Pension Scheme and generous holiday allowance.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

Please note that all applications must be received on an online application form. 

Any communication with you will be via email, so please check your email, including spam/junk folders, and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

For an informal discussion about the role, please email Paul Coopey - Head of Home Environment at

Supporting documents
Values - one page overview.docx
Senior Environmental Health Officer (Housing) Senior Housing Standards Officer JD PS and Profile Nov 2021 (1).docx
Technical Officer (Private Sector Housing) JD PS and Profile Nov 21.docx
Environmental Health Officer (Housing) Housing Standards Officer - JD, PS and Profile - Nov 2021.docx

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