24th Jun 2019 - NewStart

Strategic Asset Management Manager

The Code of Practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 requires that Councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in English.

The criteria under special knowledge and experience on the job profile which is shown in this advert outlines what level of fluency you will be expected to demonstrate.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide examples in your application.

Community Development Worker

We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced Community Development Worker with excellent interpersonal skills and the capability to apply a range of strength based approaches in our communities.

The post holder will make a key contribution to the Council’s community resilience programme, by supporting people and communities to work together to improve their health and wellbeing and contribute to Dudley being a great place to live.

Homelessness Prevention Coordinator

An opportunity has arisen in the District Council’s housing advice team for the role of a Homelessness Prevention Coordinator.  The posts primary function is to prevent homelessness by retaining current accommodation or, where this is not possible, provide access to a range of suitable alternative housing options fulfilling the Council’s statutory obligation under the Housing Act 1996 and the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017.

Planning / Senior Planning Officer

Due to an internal transfer, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join our dynamic Development Management team at Lichfield District Council. Ideally situated in the heart of the Midlands, with our offices based in the historic centre of Lichfield, we are within easy reach of Birmingham and the District includes beautiful countryside including an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This presents a broad range of development opportunities, challenges and pressures for the District.


We are looking for Environmental Health Officers to join a growing team involved in all aspects of Environmental Health including wide ranging neighbourhood issues.

The Council recognises that housing conditions are a key determinant of health and wellbeing and that it will only be by taking a holistic approach to the assessment of housing standards and utilising the full range of housing interventions through both reactive and proactive casework, delivery of projects and a partnership- based approach, that we will secure the best outcomes for our residents.


A professional and enthusiastic Senior Technical Officer is required to join the Environmental Health Team within the Public Protection Service working within the Housing and Pollution team. An Officer with either a Housing disrepair specialism with HHSRS experience or noise and planning experience is required.
This is a varied role to include investigations into housing disrepair and statutory nuisance. The area covers regulation of licensed houses in multiple occupation and permitted industrial processes. Depending on experience, the STO may provide support in the review of planning applications with regard to environmental issues and in assessment of consultants’ reports.
The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated professional with the relevant level of experience in an Environmental Health background. The candidate will have worked previously as a Technical Officer in Housing or Pollution sector in a local authority and have enforcement experience.

Asset Compliance Manager

Looking After Brent Homes

 Brent made the bold decision to bring back its ALMO in 2017 and things have been going well since. The service has been redesigned to focus on delivering the service residents want. We want to ensure people live in well maintained homes and estates and we are prepared to put in the required level of investment to achieve this. We know cash alone won’t deliver the changes our residents want to see, we need excellent people who have the right experience, knowledge and attitude to make the cash work and there’s where you come in.

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