Public Protection

Private Sector Housing Officer

East of England

£40 - £45  

Per hour


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Andy Chan

Consultant | Environmental Health

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3 months contract | July start | Hybrid working arrangements

Position: Private Sector Housing Officer / Environmental Health Officer
Contract Duration: 3 months (with potential for extension)
Working Arrangement: Hybrid (remote and on-site)
Employment Type: Full-time / Part-time (22 hours per week)


  • Conduct inspections and assessments of private sector housing properties to ensure compliance with health, safety, and housing standards.
  • Provide advice and guidance to landlords, tenants, and property owners regarding housing regulations and requirements.
  • Investigate and address complaints related to housing conditions and take appropriate enforcement action when necessary.
  • Carry out risk assessments and implement measures to mitigate potential hazards in residential properties.
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders, including local authorities and other agencies, to ensure effective housing management and enforcement.


  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in a similar role within a local authority.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) and the Housing Act 2004.
  • Experience with Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) is essential.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively engage with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and manage a varied workload efficiently.
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities.

Start Date: July 2023
Rates: £38 - £42 per hour (umbrella)

If you possess the necessary qualifications and experience and are ready to take on this exciting opportunity, please submit your application, including your updated CV.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Consultant | Environmental Health

Andy Chan

Since starting in Oyster’s Environmental Health team in 2022, Andy has been working tirelessly to establish himself in the market and start growing his network of candidates and build relationships.
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