Investigation and Enforcement Advisor

Regulator of Social Housing

The Regulator of Social Housing regulates registered providers of social housing to promote an efficient and well-governed sector that can deliver homes to meet a range of needs,

Requirements of the role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a financially skilled Advisor to join the Investigation and Enforcement team at the Regulator of Social Housing.

This role focuses on cases where there is a likelihood of a failure and potential serious issues with delivering the outcomes of our Regulatory Standards, where you will provide support to the Senior Advisor case leads, to develop the resolution strategy and working across the I&E team to implement agreed strategies to resolve these cases.

Job Description:

You will deal directly with providers, advisors and funders, at senior officer and board level and working across all aspects of the cases, developing and maintaining constructive relationships with non-compliant registered providers and their officers, leading on challenging conversations to drive positive changes and resolve idenitifed issues.

You will carry out thorough and detailed analysis and evaluation of information about performance to determine an appropriate regulatory response. You will work with colleagues, including the in-house legal team, to agree the appropriate use of statutory enforcement or intervention powers ensuring they are employed effectively and proportionately so that the RSH’s interests are protected in their use.


As the successful candidate, you will have strong analytical and evaluation skills, with experience of exercising judgement to meet conclusions.  You should also have good understanding of the principles of risk management, as well as of the legal and governance framework in with RSH operates as a regulator.  Working knowledge of the strategy, operations and key processes of registered providers, particularly in relation to governance, management and financial control, is also key.

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Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester

 Contract type

Full time, Permanent


Adviser, Enforcement, Investigation

 Working pattern

Flexible working, Hybrid

 Closing Date