Environmental Health Officer

£29,691 to £38,769
19 Dec 2017
14 Jan 2018
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time

Thurrock Council

Environmental Health Officer

Salary:  £29,691 to £38,769 per annum                                

Contracted Hours: 37 hours per week (Monday to Friday)

The Council’s Private Housing Team is looking for an experienced Environmental Health Officer.

The post will be working within the Private Housing Team, to improve housing standards, by working with residents, landlords and homeowners, using a range of interventions to improve on the health and wellbeing of those residents living in the private sector.

In return, we offer a wide array of excellent staff benefits. To find out further details, please visit https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/council-terms-and-conditions-of-employment/employment-benefits

As a Principal Environment Health Officer, your duties include but are not confined to:

  • Responding to complaints of disrepair in privately rented accommodation
  • Giving advice, conducting detailed inspections and surveys.
  • Taking necessary enforcement action where necessary in relation to the relevant Housing Acts and related legislation.
  • Inspecting houses in multiple occupations and securing compliance with statutory requirements.
  • HMO licensing.
  • Supporting the delivery of the Private Housing Well Homes Project.

For an informal discussion about the post please ring Principal Private Housing Officer, Janet Donnelly, on 01375 652391.

Our vision – Thurrock: a place of opportunity, enterprise and excellence where individuals, communities and businesses flourish.

Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills. We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent intu Lakeside, and breath-taking countryside all around. There is over 1,000 acres of land ready for commercial development and there are likely to be 30,000 new homes built with transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.

We are an area of massive growth; £6bn has already been invested by the private sector in Thurrock. We have seen 7,000 new jobs created, with a further 30,000 anticipated in the next 20 years, and 1,170 new businesses in the borough, with leading centres in ports and logistics, retail and creative industries.

Thurrock Council is an Investors in People (IIP) Gold accredited organisation and committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.

We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.

How to Apply

Please apply online by clicking Apply. Please note, we do not accept CVs. If you have any difficulties in submitting an application form please email recruitment@thurrock.gov.uk.

Closing Date: 14 January 2018



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