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Technical Support Officer

Vacancy Id:
£20,092 - £20,493 per annum
Closing Date:
Benefits & Grade:
Grade F
Contract Details:
Fixed Term for 24 months from start date
Contract Hours:
37 hours per week
Job Description:
The Private Sector Housing team regulates the private rented sector in the borough and are committed to improving housing conditions and protecting residents within our area. We take a twin track approach to working positively with those landlords who take their responsibilities seriously, whilst taking the strongest possible action against those who neglect their responsibilities.

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, conscientious and self-motivated individual to join the Private Sector Housing Team. Working in a small team, the emphasis of the role will be on licensing Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs). Providing effective and efficient day to day administrative support and assistance to the team along with the provision of advice to tenants and landlords in relation to private sector housing and HMO licensing.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate:

-   An ability to collate, maintain and update various records, including statistical information.
-   Excellent organisational skills.
-   Ability to accurately prepare and produce letters and other documentation.
-   Experience of budget monitoring.
-   Good IT skills, including the use of, Microsoft Office packages (Word, Excel, etc.)

You must be a team player with good interpersonal and communication skills, which are essential to the role as you will be required on a day to day basis to liaise with a variety of individuals and organisations both internal and external to the Council.

Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Gary Knight, Private Sector Housing Team Manager on 01642 526621.

The application form is available in alternative formats from Xentrall Recruitment Services, tel: 01642 526992 or email [email protected]

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011671 Technical Support Officer.pdf