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Environmental Health Officer - Housing

Salary:
£24 - £28 per hour + PAYE/Umbrella
Location:
Covent Garden
Company:
The Jobline Ltd

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A 3 months+ opportunity for an Environmental Health Officer - Housing has arisen with the local authorities in West End, London.

The candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the councils discharge their statutory obligations in respect of the appropriate function, Private Sector Housing Enforcement, Licensing of houses in multiple occupation, Energy Efficiency, Empty properties or grants. To work towards a borough with good quality private sector housing that is well managed and put to the best possible use to meet people's needs. To improve the quality of housing by increasing the number of private sector houses in decent condition that are currently occupied by vulnerable groups, by identifying and regulating the use of HMOs so that standards in the poorest quality properties are improved and implementing the Affordable Warmth Strategy.

Skills and Experience:

  • A recognised Housing Enforcement training course and/or Environmental Health.
  • Recent suitable and practical experience of enforcement in private sector housing.
  • Recent experience of surveying Houses in multiple occupation and drafting schedules of work.
  • Recent experience of investigating complaints and dealing with enquiries in relation to the Page 8 of 10 Housing Act 2004.
  • Recent experience of powers under the Housing and Planning Act 2016.
  • An understanding of energy efficiency issues in residential properties. (NHER or SAP assessor qualification an advantage).
  • Recent experience of preparing prosecutions and attending Court and/or Tribunals.

Hours of work are 9am till 5pm, Monday to Friday, 36 hours per week.

To apply please send your CV or email for more information.

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