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Housing Enforcement Officer

Job Description

Housing Enforcement Officer
Bournemouth, UK
Full Time - Hybrid

We are seeking a skilled and efficient professional with experience in Housing Enforcement to join a team based in Bournemouth, as a Private Sector Housing Enforcement Officer. The postholder will be part of a team undertaking HHSRS inspections in the private rented sector. This a full time temporary position with an initial contract of 3 months, and the role offers Hybrid working - with 3 days a week needed in office/on site. Please note a full UK Driving Licence and access to a vehicle is required for this role.


  • Proven experience in housing, licensing, or enforcement-related roles
  • Knowledge of housing legislation, licensing regulations, and enforcement procedures
  • Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) qualified and have recent experience of inspecting properties and carrying out HHSRS assessments
  • Strong organizational and coordination skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with diverse stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with a positive and adaptable attitude
  • Full UK Driving Licence, access to a vehicle required. Must be able to attend property visits in the BCP area

Role Expectations

  • Facilitate and coordinate the implementation of licensing and housing enforcement programmes, ensuring they align with relevant regulations, policies, and objectives
  • Undertake HHSRS inspections for single dwelling complaints in private rented sector
  • Visit single dwelling disrepair complaints in the private rented sector to check compliance with schedule of works
  • Gather evidence for breaches of Housing Act 2004 for potential Civil Penalties and prosecutions
  • Enforcement Support: Support the enforcement process by collecting and organizing evidence, assisting in preparing legal documentation, and coordinating with legal and enforcement teams

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please send your CV now for consideration.
If you require any additional information regarding the position, please call Beth at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 966 or send an E-Mail to