Environmental Health Officer - Housing

£34,254 - £39,855
16 May 2017
31 May 2017
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time

Environmental Health Officer - Housing
PO2 - PO3 - £34,254 - £39,855
Ref Number: PLA00040-1

Tower Hamlets is a fascinating borough, a multi-cultural community steeped in history. The contrasts and challenges in Environmental Health are vast.
The Health and Housing Team works with landlords and tenants to provide safe and secure housing within the Borough. Over one third of the total Housing stock is within the private rented sector.

The Team are responsible for carrying out Housing standards investigations, HMO licensing, Selective Licensing inspections and investigating public health service requests. 

We are able to offer a range of career opportunities for individuals that are able demonstrate flair and determination.

The Team is based within the Environmental Health and Trading Standards Service and is able to draw on resources and expertise across the Service.

The successful candidate will be working within a fast moving and exciting Team.

We are able to offer a 35 hour week with flexi-time (a maximum of two ‘flexi’ days can be taken in a four week period), structured training opportunities (CPD), excellent salaries an additional car user allowance, advisory and enforcement work and a minimum of 6 weeks paid leave a year

You will be working in a Team dealing with diverse housing issues seeking intervention strategies to ensure compliance with Environmental Health legislation and improving the private rented sector.

You will be expected to be self-motivated and appreciate the Council's wider agenda on issues that impact the local environment.

Those applicants that are working towards their Chartered Institute of Environmental Health Registration Board Certificate will be encouraged to do so.

Those applicants that hold their registration with the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health will start at the higher grade.   

Benefits and Allowances

This post attracts an essential car user allowance.

The post holder is able to take part in the Council's flexi time scheme.

Additional Information

Please contact David Tolley, Head of Service on 0207 364 6724, if you would like to discuss this opportunity further

Application Details

This post is open to the following types of applicants: Redeployees/ Internal/ External

If this role is available to Internal employees only, this will include agency workers but does not include independent contractors or Skills Match trainees

All applications should be made via our online application system, no CV’s or alternative forms of applications are accepted.

Internal employees should apply via the council's Intranet. External applicants apply via the Council's website www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/careers

Closing Date: 31 May 2017

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