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Private Sector Housing Officer

Bromsgrove and Redditch Councils
Parkside, Market Street, Bromsgrove
Grade 8 SCP30 - 34 (£38,223 - £42,403)
Closing date
5 Apr 2024

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About us

Situated in North Worcestershire, Bromsgrove District Council shares services with its neighbouring authority of Redditch. The Councils are committed to being a customer driven organisation, with our customers at the heart of everything we do; focused on improving on delivery services that make a difference to the community that we serve.

We are a team working across two councils delivering the council’s statutory functions in respect of private sector housing enforcement, home repair and disabled facility grant assistance, HMO and mobile-home site licencing and an additional function of unauthorised encampments.

The role

To assist the Private Sector Housing Manager in delivering the functions and services of the Private Sector Housing Team such as Mandatory HMO Licensing, HHSRS inspections and enforcement, dealing with unauthorised encampments and Energy Efficiency.


Key requirements

The ability to work independently, make decisions , manage workload, produce reports, maintain records and be able to communicate well at all levels. To hold a degree or equivalent relevant professional qualification , ideally in Environmental Health but not restricted to same and to have completed and approved course in HHSRS. 


Skills & experience

Experience of statutory private sector housing enforcement, experience of working with a range of partners and a sound knowledge of building construction.


Additional information

We offer our staff a range of benefits including pension, generous leave entitlements, flexible working (where appropriate) and access to employee benefits platform (salary sacrifice schemes, high street discount etc.).

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all Sections of the Community.

Additional Information

 The Councils offer a range of staff benefits:

  • pension
  • generous leave entitlements starting at 25 days plus bank holidays (pro-rata)
  • flexible working, where appropriate
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • access to employee benefits platform.  Where you can find discounts for high street shops, leisure discounts, holiday discounts, salary sacrifice schemes and more

A job description and person specification is attached.

What next

Need further information on the duties of this post? The please contact Katie Sharp-Fisher on 01527 881437 or email 

To apply select the 'Apply’ button

If you experience difficulties when applying online please email 


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Attached documents
Private Sector Housing Officer JDPS (2023).doc


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