Environmental Health Officer

Hays Building
South London
Up to £19.18 per hour
24 Sep 2018
22 Oct 2018
Laura Costa
Job Function
Job position
Contract Type
Temporary / Contract
Full Time

Environmental Health Officer with Housing and Licensing experience required in South London.

Your new company
This South London based public sector organisation is currently looking to recruit an Environmental Health Officer to join their Health & Housing team within the Environmental Health and Trading Standards division.

The team are responsible for providing specialised services and technical advice relating to the work of Environmental Protection within Housing, where appropriate assuming and exercising delegated statutory authority whilst assisting in policy development and ensuring all tenancies are correctly managed.

Your new role
As an Environmental Health Officer you will be responsible for enforcing and managing the appropriate legislative provisions, ensuring statutory responsibilities are properly and effectively discharged in relation to housing, including Houses in Multiple Occupation.
You will contribute to providing professional and technical advice whilst undertaking Environmental Health Housing enforcement and inspection duties.

* To undertake inspections, surveys and investigations under relevant Environmental Health Legislation, including visiting sites and taking necessary action
* Prepare reports and make recommendations for legal proceedings and provide briefings for legal representatives.
* Participate in the development of intervention strategies for public health policies and procedures within the private sector housing discipline.
* Initiate and support Officers as well as overseeing cases in relation to the housing licensing schemes, proactively identifying relevant properties that require a licence and carrying out works in default

What you'll need to succeed
To be the successful candidate you will need to be an experienced Environmental Health Officer with experience in environmental housing and licensing who is able to demonstrate a clear understanding in all of the above areas.
Excellent communication and organisation skills are essential for this role.
Clear knowledge and understanding of carrying out inspections and preparing reports.
Experience within Environmental Housing and Licensing

What you'll get in return
Competitive Market hourly rate
Long-term contract

What you need to do now
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