Environmental Health Officer (Health & Safety)

08 Nov 2018
08 Dec 2018
KBC 2228
EH Practitioner
Contract Type

Environmental Health Officer (Health & Safety)

We are looking for an experienced Environmental Health Professional to join our south London local authority client on a contract basis.

The contract will be for an initial six months and the pay rate is negotiable

Environmental Health duties relating to health and safety, water quality, infectious disease control, smoke free legislation, environmental protection, statutory nuisance and public health. 

To deal with complaints, service requests, business advice, accidents and incidents investigations, project work, sampling and routine inspections. 

To deal with accident investigation, complaints relating to health and safety, nuisance complaints in line with the relevant performance targets and statutory timeframes. 

To carry out inspection duties under the full range of legislation for establishments under The Health and Safety (Enforcing Authority) Regulations 1998, and deal with any follow up work and represent the Authority at Court as required 

To prepare and serve statutory notices in relation to commercial Environmental Health legislation as authorised. 

To investigate cases of infectious diseases or suspected infectious disease as required under the guidance of the PEHO. 

Participation on projects and identify how a successful outcomes can be achieved in line with the relevant project plan. 

Licensing of special treatment premises, carry out annual renewal and issue new licenses are required. 

To assess the suitability of premises and individuals in respect of license applications under the Licensing Act 2003. 

To maintain full, accurate and appropriate records of inspections and investigations. 

We are a well-respected team with the support of senior managers and elected members for whom this is important and high priority work. Ideally you will be a highly motived individual with housing, building survey, construction back ground, but we actively support and recruit anyone with the appropriate knowledge, experience and skills.

Our rates are competitive offering up to £28/hr, depending on the experience, but will be happy to negotiate for the right candidates, subject to verification

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