Team Manager Private Sector Housing & Licensing fixed term PO7
JOB TITLE: TEAM MANAGER - PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSING
Location: 3 The Square, Leyton, E10 5NR
Would you like to be part of one of the most ambitious property licensing schemes in London?
We’re looking to recruit a Team Manager on a fixed term contract to support the Council’s Private Sector Housing enforcement and licensing functions.
Waltham Forest is designated as a Selective Licensing area in 18 of its 20 wards and was one of the first Councils to adopt and use powers to impose financial penalties as an alternative to prosecution proceedings.
Waltham Forest also now have a borough wide Additional licensing to compliment Mandatory HMO Licensing.
As Team Manager of the private sector licensing and enforcement team, the successful candidates will further develop the enforcement and development of the licensing schemes and manage a team of officers responsible for the enforcement and administration of the schemes.
The appointed manager will display a commitment to strong enforcement actions using the full range of available powers. Displaying excellent verbal and written communication skills and flexibility in working patterns and practices. The successful candidate will play a central role in the delivery of housing enforcement and licensing objectives.
Appointed officers will ensure that all aspects of commerciality are fully integrated into their day-to-day role.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, and dedicated manager with a demonstrable commitment to top quality regulatory services, with relevant qualifications and/or experience.
The Council will offer appropriate support to successful candidates in their professional development
About Waltham Forest
The London Borough of Waltham Forest is fiercely ambitious. We want to make sure each and every one of our residents enjoys a quality life in London. The council has an attractive range of staff benefits:
• season ticket and travel card loans
• help with managing your finances and access to an employee Credit Union
• discounted gym membership at GLL leisure centres in the borough
• discount at local bars and restaurants
• help with well-being including access to an employee assistance programme
Join our plans for growth
We have a hugely ambitious growth agenda and pride ourselves on being forward thinking and an organisation that sets high expectations. We are working with partners to secure investment in making our borough a better place.
Be part of the vision
Our aim is that every single Waltham Forest resident enjoys a good quality life. We have a no-nonsense approach to getting things done and are embarking on a new phase in our transformation where three key priorities will underpin our ‘Creating Futures’ strategy:
• Keep Waltham Forest clean and safe
• Ensure a decent roof over residents’ heads
• Improve residents’ life chances.
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.
We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.
The Council is committed to meeting its 4 strategic outcomes contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan:
• Promoting equality of opportunity
• Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage
• Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels
• Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent services to all.
Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.
How to apply
To apply, please complete the application form and submit within the given deadline
Interview Date: w/c 18th July
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population. We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace. The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives: - Promoting equality of opportunity - Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage - Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels. - Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all. Respecting Diversity is a core Council value. To support the above and reduce the risk of bias in its recruitment activities, the council is operating an anonymous shortlisting process, which hides personal information that can identify individuals until their application has been considered for shortlisting. The council also operates a scheme whereby, for jobs graded up to and including scale SO2, internal candidates are considered first. This includes those candidates who self-identify as having a disability for the purposes of the Disability Confident scheme. For more information, please refer to our recruitment and selection policy
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