Assistant Property Licensing Officer

1 Friargate
£18,672 to £21,693 per annum
03 Oct 2018
25 Oct 2018
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Full time permanent
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This is an exciting time for Coventry City Council; awarded the UK City of Culture for 2021, with a rapidly expanding population and a buoyant and growing private rented sector, keeping residents safe and tackling poor housing conditions is a key strategic priority for the Council.

The Council operates a borough wide Mandatory HMO Licensing Scheme and has big plans to introduce other property licensing schemes to deal with issues caused by the poor management of privately rented properties.

We are looking for an Assistant Property Licensing Officer who wants to help make a difference to licensable properties in the City.

This role offers an opportunity to work in a busy high profile environment and specifically we would like our Assistant Property Licensing Officer to have experience in dealing with property licences for HMOs and rented accommodation.

As an Assistant Property Licensing Officer, you will have an understanding of customer care principles and the procedures for dealing with licence applications. Attention to detail is key so having the ability to record and provide information with accuracy is a distinct advantage.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team undertaking property licensing in the private rented sector.

If you are motivated, professional in your approach and have adept organisational skills then this could be the role for you.

Working Pattern
Full time – 37 hours

Interview date
Monday 5th and Tuesday 6th November 2018

In return, we can offer you an excellent pension scheme, flexible working, 'MyCar' scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Equalities Statement
Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse communities we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings.

We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition

Key Requirements
This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification.pdf

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