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Compliance Officer

Organisation:Nottingham City Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


NPPV Required:No 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Byron House, Maid Marian Way, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 6HS 


Closing date:19 August 2022 at midnight 

3 Permanent Full-Time Compliance Officer.

The starting salary is £26,446 (level 1) rising to £28,226 (level 2) on first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period (pro rata for part time).
Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions Information which includes advice on pay, annual leave and hours of working.

The Safer Housing team at Nottingham City Council is responsible for licensing the private rented sector (PRS), tackling rogue landlords and ensuring our citizens can rent decent and safe homes.

Safer Housing is made up of several teams and these include HMO Licensing, Selective Licensing, a reactive complaints team and a proactive enforcement team. The role of Compliance Officer is essential in delivering this work by undertaking property inspections, enforcing licensing law and driving up property standards in the private rented sector.

Compliance Officers will be attached to a specific team to deliver work in that area, but there may be opportunities to move around and experience the full range of functions that Safer Housing provides. There are also opportunities to progress, with the potential to move into senior roles, such as Regulatory Compliance Officers and Principal Licensing Officers, as well as the potential to apply to be put forward for Environmental Health degree apprenticeship.

Compliance Officers in the Housing Licensing & Compliance team:
As a Compliance Officer in this team, you will specialise in Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) and be required to consider licence applications, undertake HMO inspections, produce schedules of work and undertake enforcement action against landlords who breach their licence conditions or commit other offences. You would benefit from being part of an experienced team who would assist you in developing your knowledge, experience and skills relating to this busy and ever-evolving area of work.

  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels written and verbally.  An ability to produce detailed and accurate letters, statements, reports, legal notices, and case files. 
  • An ability to visit and inspect buildings across the city. 
  • To develop and maintain technical knowledge skills and compliance, relating to the work of the team. 
  • Specialist knowledge and skills relating to the relevant area of specialism. 

Applicants please ensure that you submit a personal statement with your application clearly demonstrating how you meet the criteria marked A in the Person Specification.

For informal enquiries please contact Recruiting Manager Lisa Franklin Tel: 01158 765792 Email: 
Nottingham City Council is open to conversations regarding flexible working options at the point of interview.

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