Principal Environmental Health Officer – Housing

Tower Hamlets
£43,503 - £46,347
23 Nov 2018
09 Dec 2018
EH Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time

Principal Environmental Health Officer – Housing

Vacancy Reference Number: PLA00327

Salary: PO5 - £43,503 - £46,347

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours per week: 35

Role Purpose

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, HMO licensing and public health inspections. 

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

The role of this post is to manage the selective licensing scheme which is within three wards of the Borough.

This post is ideal for those that are seeking a managerial role, being able to lead and have experience in a range housing interventions.

The post will support the Team Leader in providing a holistic housing function across Environmental Health and Trading Standards.

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  

Key Responsibilities

You will be responsible for assisting the Team Leader in managing the Selective Licensing area, providing 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.


Additional Information

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

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.

Application Details

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

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

Closing Date: 9th December 2018


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