Private Sector Housing Officer

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The role of a Private Sector Housing Officer

Private Sector Housing Officers inspect privately rented accommodation, ensuring that the homes are safe for multiple people to live in.

It is a varied role, where you will be working with various departments within the organisation, while also often being the first point of contact for prospective and existing tenants.

The role of a Private Sector Housing Officer includes:

  • Investigation of complaints
  • Providing technical and legal advice
  • Preparation of notices, reports, consultations etc
  • Undertaking interviews under caution
  • Responding to allegations of unlawful eviction and harassment
  • Assisting in the gathering of evidence for legal cases

Qualifications & Experience

Qualifications aren’t essential; it is largely an experience-based role but a qualification in Housing health and safety rating system (HHSRS) might be required.

A good understanding of various IT systems, the Housing Industry, and corresponding law is also essential.


Contractors: £25 – £35 per hour

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Our Private Sector Housing Officer jobs

We work with various Public Sector organisations across the UK providing the Housing Sector with Private Sector Housing Officers and other industry professionals.

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