Environmental Health Officer (Housing)

Location
London
Salary
£33,282 - £35,991
Posted
07 Nov 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Ref
3451223
Sector
Housing
Function
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Haringey Council


Environmental Health Officer (Housing)

Your new company
Haringey is a place of great opportunity, with enormous potential for growth - a growing economy, more and better housing and flourishing communities. Haringey is part of one of the world’s greatest cities and they benefit hugely from that. This really is a great chance to embark on a career and gain invaluable experience within a forward-thinking council that is rapidly becoming one of the most exciting London boroughs to work in.

Your new role
This is an opportunity to become part of the residential environmental health team within Haringey’s Community Safety and Enforcement Service. Haringey is a diverse borough with a growing private rented sector which we are committed to ensuring provides good quality, safe, accessible accommodation for those who wish to live here. We recognise the need to work with landlords and agents and provide expertise, guidance and training to support landlords in exercising their responsibilities and achieving our common goal.

This role will involve being part of an expanding HMO licensing Team which is in the process of consulting on a borough wide Additional HMO Licensing scheme and a smaller Selective Licensing scheme within parts of the borough. The role requires a sound knowledge of the Housing Act 2004 and its practice. Good experience in HHSRS inspections programme and its associated enforcement, knowledge of HMO licensing, its application and the law that supports this.

What you'll need to succeed
We are looking for a confident, self-motivated, enthusiastic team player. You must be organised, have good time management, the ability to monitor and manage a sometimes complex and varied workload and the confidence to work independently. Good communication and negotiating skills are essential as is the ability to use a variety of information technologies to evidence, record, monitor and communicate your daily activities.

What you'll get in return
Flexible working, work from home days, defined benefit pension scheme, flexible retiring options, generous annual leave and long service award (which can be carried over from other LA's in some cases), learning & development, interest free season ticket loan, Reduced entry to Haringey leisure centres and gyms and childcare vouchers.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

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