Licensing Officer

Licensing Officer

We are recruiting for a Licensing Officer (HMO) for our well established client in Birmingham.

As a Licensing Officer you will need to have/be:

  • Knowledge of Housing Legislation relating to the Private Rented Sector, including the Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Ability to take minutes, write grammatically correct correspondence and standard reports
  • Able to organise and co-ordinate your work to meet targets and deadlines
  • Be committed to equal opportunities in all aspects of the role
  • Prioritise your own workload and that of the team in order to meet pre-set deadlines


  • Pay Rate: £14.19 per hour
  • Working Hours: Monday - Friday
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Duration: Temporary until end of March 2021

Role of a Licensing Officer:

  • Give advice to the tenants, landlords and agents on the Licensing process
  • To operate agreed HMO Licensing procedures
  • Determine the correct category of HMO, and assess the appropriate licence conditions
  • Ensure compliance with all aspects of the agreed procedures
  • Inspect HMOs using the approved forms under Part 1 of the Housing Act 2004
  • Prepare letters and Notices to require works under the legislation
  • Responsible for the thorough investigation of possible breaches of HMO licensing
  • Deal with all appropriate aspects of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984
  • To compile and submit responses to appeals to the Residential Property Tribunal (RPT), and appeals to the RPT for Rent Repayment Orders
  • Act as the Directorate's representative in Court actions brought under the legislation

Benefits of working as a Licensing Officer:

  • 28 Holidays per year
  • Weekly Pay
  • Pension Scheme
  • Employed Status
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Mortgage references
  • My Extra Rewards - An online portal offering vouchers and discounts

Extra Personnel do NOT charge any fees for our services.

Extra Personnel Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.

Types: Contract

Salary: Up to £14.19 per hour