8 x Housing review officers to work within the Birmingham City Council team and Spring Housing
Your new company
Birmingham City Council are the largest Local Authority in the whole of Europe and work exceptionally hard to house thousands of people yearly around the local borough. Broken up into regional areas, the housing management teams look to provide an effective service to all of their tenants, ensuring they receive the full support that is required.
Your new role
Birmingham City Council together with BVSC, Spring Housing Association and other partners have a clear objective to drive up standards with the implementation of Quality Standards and a Charter of Rights through an Accreditation Scheme for exempt accommodation provision Accommodation within this sector is focused on providing tailored support for vulnerable citizens which falls outside of HMO licensing and planning regulations
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) have extended the Supporting Housing Oversight Pilot funding for a further 6 months The focus of the pilot in partnership with Blackburn, Blackpool, Bristol and Hull is on quality and value for money of provision and to work with stakeholders to raise standards and tackle examples of poor practice.
A multi-disciplinary team is required to inspect properties to assess accommodation standards, support plans, and take enforcement action if HHSRS standards are not met. Inspections will be conducted in compliance with Covid-19 guidance and relevant risk assessments
What you’ll need to succeed
Candidates will preferably have experience in property standards for properties of multiple occupation. Experience of the HHSRS inspection regime will be a distinct advantage. Experience of the support worker role and the ability to identify support, care and supervision inadequacies in service provision.
It is important that candidates are excellent communicators and negotiators together with have well-developed problem solving skills with experience of achieving positive outcomes.
This role does not involve the licensing of HMO’s
What you need to do now
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