Housing Standards Officer - Westminster City Council

Housing Standards Officer

Closing Date

07 Jul 2024

Salary

£40,005 to £46,053

As a Housing Standards Officer within our experienced and friendly Environmental Health Service, you can make your own powerful contribution to the wellbeing of Westminster’s residents – all while honing your professional expertise in a truly exceptional team! Working with privately-rented housing stock that is unparalleled in terms of its diversity, you will have the opportunity to support people from every walk of life as you ensure their homes are safe, well-managed and free from hazards. As such, you will support teams from a variety of specialist areas, responding to complaints of a residential nature, in order to promote residents’ health and wellbeing.

With a breadth of projects to get involved in, you will find every day is more interesting than last, as you deepen your knowledge and gain the expertise you need to support colleagues in their initiatives – so if you are keen to learn and further your career, you will find this is the role for you. Specifically, you will conduct routine and unplanned inspections, ensuring that property owners are meeting the relevant legislative standards and expectations, and guiding them on the steps they need to take to be compliant with the law. Responding to complaints from tenants and other interested parties, you will see to it that these people feel supported throughout your investigations and any follow-up actions. Highlighting risks you will take action to improve conditions through engagement, education, and enforcement.