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Senior Enforcement Officer Refugee & Migration Resettlement

  • Employer: Liverpool City Council
  • Reference: LCC04594
  • Published: Fri 10/05/2024, 16:12 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 27/05/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £38223 - £43421 GBP year
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Cunard Building, Merseyside

We reserve the right to close vacancies earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications. If interested, please complete an application as early as possible.

Liverpool City Council has two exciting vacancies in the Private Sector Housing team. The roles will ensure that privately rented properties are in compliance with all relevant housing and related legislation taking appropriate enforcement action as required.

These posts are fixed term for two years to manage the current demand, to ensure housing procured for people seeking sanctuary and refugees does not contravene current legal standards and meets the Council Plan Objectives.

The roles will work closely with the Refugee & Migration team to ensure that housing provided for people seeking sanctuary, refugees and other vulnerable migrants does not contravene current legal standards and meets the Council’s objective of creating Safe, sustainable and genuinely affordable homes.

The role will contribute to the Council’s work to make Liverpool a welcoming city and Liverpool City Council a migrant-friendly organisation, where people seeking sanctuary and vulnerable migrants are able to thrive from the day they arrive.

You have the chance to contribute to a new and growing team, and deliver real, tangible improvements throughout the organisation. You will be at the heart of the Council’s transformation and there has never been a more exciting time to join our team.

Our roles operate on a hybrid approach to allow flexibility between home working and office working at the Cunard Building. The nature of the roles will mean there will be regular off site visits to privately rented properties in the city.

Responsibilities:

  • To plan, organise and deliver inspections and assessment of caseload as part of a busy regulatory/statutory service in line with service objectives, policy and processes.
  • To undertake routine planned and reactive inspections and visits to enforce relevant housing legislation
  • To undertake planned and reactive HMO inspections and enforce relevant housing legislation and regulations
  • To prepare all statutory enforcement notices, legal documents and other correspondence
  • To investigate complaints and respond to service requests
  • To assist in the planning of proactive, targeted action and lead on area-based enforcement action.
  • To investigate, assess and then instigate enforcement action for failure to comply with statutory notices or otherwise.
  • To investigate compliance/legal issues within area of responsibility and complex/serious cases including inspections, reports, evidence gathering, interviews, witness statements.
  • To represent the authority at courts and tribunals and enquiries.
  • Develop the City Council’s commitment to equal opportunities and to promote non-discriminatory practices in all aspects of work undertaken.

What You’ll Need:

We’d love to hear from you if you’re passionate about delivering change that benefits the people who live and work in Liverpool. Liverpool is a City of Sanctuary and a Local Authority of Sanctuary and we need people who are passionate about embedding this culture across the Council. We want someone with the experience and skills to deliver the improvements needed with housing in Liverpool, to ensure our residents have the best possible opportunities and live in safe and secure homes.

If you would like to talk to a member of the team about the role or have an informal discussion, please contact Kim Smith on Kim.Smith2@liverpool.gov.uk

Downloads

  • City Plan
  • Council Plan
  • Job description/person specification

How to Apply

Follow the link to be directed to the Liverpool City Council Website where you will find details of how to apply!

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  • Employer: Liverpool City Council
  • Reference: LCC04594
  • Published: Fri 10/05/2024, 16:12 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 27/05/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £38223 - £43421 GBP year
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Cunard Building, Merseyside

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