Housing Standards Officer – South East


Region: Seraing
Country: United Kingdom



Salary: £35 - £40 per hour

Application Details:

Start Date: ASAP
Expiry Date: 26/06/2023
Job Reference: CS2905PH_1685367419

Housing Standards Officer – South East


One of my local authority clients based within the South East are currently on the search for an experienced Housing Standards Officer/ Private Sector Housing Officer to join their existing housing team.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Investigation of complaints regarding housing disrepair, in line with council policies and procedures, using the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS). Where appropriate, to initiate and follow through formal enforcement action under Housing Act 2004.
  • Mandatory licensing of houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) including investigation and enforcement of unlicensed HMOs.
  • Undertake immigration housing assessments of house condition, size, over-crowding, etc. and produce reports/recommendations.
  • Work with the council’s home improvement agency to facilitate housing repair grants and loans in line with their Housing Assistance Grants and Loans Policy.
  • Investigate long-term empty properties with a view to bringing them back into use.
  • Implement and enforce Minimum Level of Energy Efficiency Standards for Private Rented Properties (MEES) (Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015).
  • Implement and enforce the Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020.
  • Make referrals to council fuel poverty and Energy Company Obligation (ECO) grant schemes.

You will be required on site 3 days per week with the remaining 2 days working from home.

There is an expectancy to hit the ground running therefore recent previous experience conducting HHSRS inspections (minimum 2 years) within a local authority setting is essential.

Role: Housing Standards Officer

Contract: 6 Months
Rate: DOE
Start Date: ASAP
Hours: 37 p/w

If you are interested in this role, please send your most up-to-date CV on , or feel free to give me a call on 0115 666 6399.

g2 Recruitment are committed to equality of opportunity for all applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships or any other characteristic protected by law.

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We are very lucky that g2 recruitment see Learning and Development as a vital part of a consultants journey which is why we have 4 people in the team who you will work very closely with from day 1 in your career. The team are on hand to guide you through your career at all levels and provide extra support working closely with the management team to give all consultants the best chance of success.  

Our Three Pillars of Training

Week 1 is a series of remote sessions to learn all things systems, followed by a 1 week academy process which is a mixture of classroom and deskside this will be in one of our UK offices and usually consists of 3-8 other consultants all starting their journey together.

Experienced Modules:
These are a variety of sessions curated by us designed to support consultants as they are progressing through the career ladder, the aim is to ensure consultants at all levels have access to L&D.

Junior Management Programme:
Ran by our head of L&D this programme is designed to support junior managers as they start their management career. This involves things like personal branding, time management and ends in a business plan which is presented to members of the Exec board and senior management team.

Jaz D’Avola
Head of Learning & Development

Jaz joined g2 Recruitment in 2013.

She now leads our Learning and Development programme, transferring the knowledge and wisdom she learnt as a recruiter to the new generation of talent.

Imani WIlliams
Learning and Development Consultant

Imani joined g2 Recruitment in 2022.

His role involves developing individuals in all areas of the business, varying from inducting and onboarding consultants to working with them 1 to 1 to identify areas of development.  He aids with growth of L&D across the business, watching consultants experience and develop.

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Learning and Development Consultant

Meghan joined g2 in 2023 as an L&D consultant, Working in recruitment for 6 years, her role is to  help consultants at all levels to upskill and focus on development points. This could be anything from sales calls or candidate calls to organisation improvements.

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Kane joined g2 in April 2023 as an Academy & Systems Trainer.

His role involves teaching the consultants that are new to the company the foundations of recruitment and our systems before then helping them to upskill in areas specific to each consultant. Working closely with different consultants and watching them implement the feedback, apply it, and then benefit off the back of it.


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